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Recent Submissions

  • Strategic Management 

    Kennedy, Reed; Jamison, Eli; Simpson, Joseph; Kumar, Pankaj; Kemp, Ayenda; Awate, Kiran; Manning, Kathleen (Pamplin College of Business in association with Virginia Tech Publishing, 2020-08)
    Strategic Management (2020) is a 343-page open educational resource designed as an introduction to the key topics and themes of strategic management. The open textbook is intended for a senior capstone course in an ...
  • Voices of Virginia: An Auditory Primary Source Reader 

    Taylor, Jessica; Stewart, Emily (Virginia Tech, 2020-01-21)
    Voices of Virginia pulls together stories from oral history collections from across decades and archives to create an all-audio source companion for Virginia’s high school and college students. The "album" is only ...
  • Course material evaluation worksheet 

    Walz, Anita R. (2019-11-25)
    Course material evaluation worksheet. Suggestions and corrections are welcome at arwalz@vt.edu
  • Testbank for Fundamentals of Business 

    Bamgarner, Sarah; Cortes, Anastasia; Futyma, Frank; Goodwin, Thomas; Hertweck, Bryan; Manfred, Michelle; Poff, Ron; Tuttle, Mallory; Watters, Sheila; Walz, Anita R. (2019-01)
    ABOUT THE TESTBANK The testbank includes 377 peer-reviewed, multiple-choice questions which correspond to topics taught in introductory-level business open textbook,
  • Introduction to Biosystems Engineering 

    Holden, Nicholas M.; Wolfe, Mary Leigh; Ogejo, Jactone Arogo; Cummins, Enda J. (American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) in association with Virginia Tech Publishing, Virginia Tech Libraries, 2020-01)
    The discipline of Biosystems Engineering emerged in the 1990s from the traditional strongholds of Agricultural and Food Engineering with the goal of advancing engineering solutions toward creating a sustainable world with ...
  • Electromagnetics, Volume 2 

    Ellingson, Steven W. (Virginia Tech Publishing, 2020-01)
    Electromagnetics, volume 2 by Steven W. Ellingson is a 216-page peer-reviewed open textbook designed especially for electrical engineering students in the third year of a bachelor of science degree program. ...
  • Fundamentals of Business, Second Edition 

    Skripak, Stephen J.; Cortes, Anastasia; Walz, Anita R.; Parsons, Richard; Walton, Gary (VT Publishing, 2018-08-31)
    Fundamentals of Business, Second Edition (2018) is an 372-page open education resource intended to serve as a no-cost, faculty customizable primary text for one-semester undergraduate introductory business ...
  • Electromagnetics, Volume 1 

    Ellingson, Steven W. (VT Publishing, 2018-08)
    Electromagnetics, volume 1 by Steven W. Ellingson is a 225-page, peer-reviewed open educational resource intended for electrical engineering students in the third year of a bachelor of science degree program. ...
  • Handbook for Evaluating and Selecting Curriculum Materials 

    Gall, Meredith "Mark" Damien (Allyn and Bacon, Inc., 1981)
    Handbook for Evaluating and Selecting Curriculum Materials was published in 1981 by Allyn and Bacon, Inc. Rights for this work have been reverted to the author by the original publisher. The author/copyright holder has ...
  • Introduction to Linear, Time-Invariant, Dynamic Systems for Students of Engineering 

    Hallauer, William L. Jr. (Virginia Tech, 2016-06-02)
    This is a complete college textbook, including a detailed Table of Contents, seventeen Chapters (each with a set of relevant homework problems), a list of References, two Appendices, and a detailed Index. The book is ...
  • Electromagnetics Volume 1 (beta) 

    Ellingson, Steven (Virginia Tech Libraries, 2018)
    PLEASE NOTE: This item has been superceded by a new version. Electromagnetics Vol. 1 (Aug. 2018), which is freely available electronically. Abstract: ...
  • Veterinary Epidemiology: Principles and Methods 

    Martin, S. Wayne; Meek, Alan H.; Willeberg, Preben (Iowa State University Press, Ames IA, 1987)
    Veterinary Epidemiology: Principles and Methods was published in 1987 by Iowa State University Press, Ames IA. Rights for this work have been reverted to the authors by the original publisher. The authors have chosen to ...
  • Fundamentals of Business 

    Skripak, Stephen J. (Virginia Tech, 2016-05)
    Fundamentals of Business (2016) is an openly licensed (CC BY NC SA 3.0) textbook designed for use in Virginia Tech’s Pamplin College of ...