Now showing items 194-213 of 332

    • On Utilization of Contributory Storage in Desktop Grids 

      Miller, Chreston; Butler, Patrick; Shah, Ankur; Butt, Ali R. (Department of Computer Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, 2007), TR-07-16
    • On-Demand Big Data Analysis in Digital Repositories 

      Xie, Zhiwu; Chen, Yinlin; Jiang, Tingting; Speer, Julie; Walters, Tyler; Tarazaga, Pablo A.; Kasarda, Mary (Springer International Publishing, 2015-12-18)
      We describe a use and reuse driven digital repository integrated with lightweight data analysis capabilities provided by the Docker framework. Using building sensor data collected from the Virginia Tech Goodwin Hall Living ...
    • 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 Discussion Session - Psychology Graduate Course 

      Pannabecker, Virginia (2016)
      This OER Package includes a description, lesson plan, and materials for a discussion session addressing: Why are open research practices, open access, and author rights important to Psychology graduate students? How might ...
    • 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. ...
    • Open Education Week 2016 Keynote: Dr. Robert Biswas-Diener 

      Biswas-Diener, Robert
      In this presentation, Dr. Robert Biswas-Diener outlines the key points of the open education philosophy. He addresses common criticisms of open education and presents case studies to support his assertions. In particular, ...
    • Open Education Week Panel Discussion 

      Doolittle, Peter; Hart, Heath; Hartman, Greg; Seyam, Mohammed; Walz, Anita R. (Virginia Tech, 2015-02-25)
      Introduction by Julie Speer, Associate Dean for Research & Informatics. Open remarks by Anita Walz, Assessment, Open Education & Online Learning Environments Librarian. Mohammed Seyam discusses the value of openly licensed ...
    • Open Educational Resources: Institutional Costs and Benefits 

      Watson, Charles Edward (Virginia Tech, 2015-11-16)
      What are Open Educational Resources? What are the costs and benefits to my institution of an OER initiative? What efforts are needed to get OER projects and programs started? How much do they cost and why? How can they be ...
    • 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 Licensing for Library-Created Content: A Report for the University Libraries at Virginia Tech 

      Walz, Anita R.; McMillan, Gail; Speer, Ryan; Young, Philip (Virginia Tech, 2016-06-17)
      Library Council, the governing body of the University Libraries at Virginia Tech, commissioned creation of a task force to identify problems and propose solutions regarding the sharing and reuse of content created by the ...
    • 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 ...