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  • Network Enabled Research 

    Neylon, Cameron (2014-02-04)
  • New Roles for New times: Digital Curation for Preservation 

    Walters, Tyler; Skinner, Katherine (Association of Research Libraries, 2011-03)
    Digital curation refers to the actions people take to maintain and add value to digital information over its lifecycle, including the processes used when creating digital content. Digital preservation focuses on the ...
  • Newman Library Pecha Kucha: Digital Library and Archives 

    Hall, Nathan; Lawrence, Anne; Xie, Zhiwu (2012-05-24)
  • Nutrient content of the U.S. food supply, 2005 

    Hiza, H.A.B.; Bente, L.; Fungwe, T. (United States. Department of Agriculture. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion., 2008-03)
    This report estimates the availability and percentage contributions of nutrients by major food groups. There are data for monitoring the potential of the food supply to meet nutritional needs; for examining relationships ...
  • Nutrition Standards in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs 

    United States. Department of Agriculture. Food and Nutrition Service. (United States. Department of Agriculture. Food and Nutrition Service., 2012-01-26)
    "Effective March 26, 2012, this final rule updates the meal patterns and nutrition standards for the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs to align them with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. This rule ...
  • Open Access 101 

    Young, Philip; McMillan, Gail (2012-10-17)
    This short course was provided to faculty, staff, and students during Open Access Week at Virginia Tech to help them (1) gain a better understanding of Open Access--unrestricted access to scholarship, (2) increase their ...
  • Open Access Altmetrics 

    Panel Presentation (2014-02-18)
  • Open Access Dissemination Challenges: A Case Study 

    Young, Philip (OCLC Systems & Services: International digital library perspectives, 2009)
    This paper explores dissemination, broadly considered, of an open access (OA) database as part of a librarian-faculty collaboration currently in progress. Metadata optimization for cataloging, repository submission, and ...
  • Open Access E-Books in Academic Libraries 

    Young, Philip; Stovall, Connie (Virginia Libraries Association Annual Conference, 2012-10-26)
    How are open access e-book collections identified and described? This presentation addresses the types of freely accessible electronic books, sources for them, and metadata workflows for adding them to the catalog. ...
  • Open Access Faculty Panel 2013 

    Panel Presentation (2014-02-18)
  • Open Access Graduate Student Panel 2013 

    Panel Presentation (2014-02-18)
  • Open Access Policy 

    Library Faculty Association (2013-10-11)
    This LFA policy requires the deposit of article post-prints to VTechWorks by the time of publication. Authors choose whether to provide, delay, or restrict access.
  • Open Access Policy Summary 

    Young, Philip (2013-08-05)
    This is a five-minute statement advocating for a mandatory article archiving policy read to the Library Faculty Association at Virginia Tech prior to a vote among it, a voluntary policy, and no policy.
  • Open Access Week Library Survey (June 24, 2013) 

    McMillan, Gail (2013-06-11)
    Ten multiple-choice questions about what activities the library might sponsor during Open Access Week 2013
  • Open and Editable: Exploring Library Engagement in Open Educational Resource Adoption, Adaptation and Authoring 

    Walz, Anita R. (Virginia Library Association, 2015)
    Open Educational Resources (OER) have saved students millions of dollars in textbook costs and greatly expanded access to a wide variety of educational materials for countless numbers of students and life-long learners. ...
  • Open Archives Initiative 

    McMillan, Gail (2000-06-01)
    This presentation, which was given at the annual meeting of the Society of Scholarly Publishing on June 1, 2000, describes the Open Archives Initiative (OAI), a protocol for exchanging content between digital repositories. ...
  • The Open Ethos and Academic Libraries 

    Young, Philip (2013-09-27)
    The philosophy of openness, or information sharing, has a long history but in recent years has gained unprecedented momentum (as well as criticism) in the online environment. This presentation examines specific opportunities ...
  • Open Textbooks and Beyond: Access Affordability, and Academic Success 

    Walz, Anita R. (2015-04-08)
    Student success depends in part on student access to learning materials. This presentation showed the impact of decreased state subsidization of tuition in higher education by the number of hours students would need to ...
  • Opportunities for Changing Research Dissemination 

    Young, Philip (2010-10-12)
    This brief presentation covers the basics of scholarly communication and suggests potential actions by faculty authors, the university, and Faculty Senate. It was followed by an extensive Q&A though there was no subsequent ...
  • Optimize Access to Your Published Research: Author Rights for Life & Health Sciences 

    Pannabecker, Virginia (2014-10-27)
    As VT Life Sciences & Health Sciences faculty, researchers, and graduate students, your work is geared towards addressing questions, problems, and discoveries that are important to Virginia communities, and to our global ...