Recent Submissions

  • Strategic Directions, 2017-2022: The University Libraries at Virginia Tech 

    Walters, Tyler (Virginia Tech, 2018-04-19)
    This presentation on the University Libraries' strategic plan was given to the President's Council and earlier to the Strategic Planning Committee.
  • Library-as-Publisher: Capacity Building for the Library Publishing Subfield 

    Skinner, Katherine; Lippincott, Sarah; Speer, Julie; Walters, Tyler O. (Michigan Publishing, University of Michigan Library, 2014)
    This essay provides a brief history of publisher training and uses this context to think about how and where library publishers may engage in capacity building to inform and train this growing publishing subfield. Throughout ...
  • The Future of Knowledge Creation and Production in University Research Programs and Their Effect on University Libraries 

    Walters, Tyler O. (2014-04-11)
    The dissertation presents possible future directions for research programs at U.S. universities and their effects on the organization of universities and their libraries. The investigator posits four original scenarios ...
  • The Future Role of Publishing Services in University Libraries 

    Walters, Tyler O. (The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012)
    This study explores possible futures for university-based library publishing services (LPS) and uses scenario planning as its research method. The study posits that the major force in developing LPS is the level of funding ...
  • Hubs and centers as transitional change strategy for library collaboration 

    Speer, Julie; Mathews, Brian; Walters, Tyler (International Association of Scientific and Technological University Libraries, 2013-04-18)
    Libraries of science and technology universities worldwide are adapting to a changing environment where cyberinfrastructure, eResearch, and new technology-intensive approaches to teaching and learning are transforming the ...
  • Foundations of Digital Curation 

    Walters, Tyler (Northeast Document Conservation Center. Digital Directions conference., 2012-06-13)
    This track-opening presentation looks at the evolution of digital curation as an approach and perspective on cultural institutions’ value-added services in information management. In particular, the presenter comments on ...
  • 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 “series ...
  • Creating Trust Relationships for Distributed Digital Preservation Federations 

    Walters, Tyler O.; McDonald, Robert H. (iPRES 2008: The Fifth International Conference on Preservation of Digital Objects, 2008)
    The authors outline a model for digital preservation federation based upon several existing models including the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank regional governance model and its similarities to successful large-scale redundant ...
  • Collaborative Services of Libraries and Other Campus Units 

    Meyer, Richard; Walters, Tyler (Coalition for Networked Information (CNI), 2006-12)