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Scholarly Publishing Trends: A Conversation
Profound changes are occurring in the production, dissemination, and evaluation of research. This session invites participants to bring their experiences and questions to a conversation on issues affecting their peer-reviewed ...
Introduction to Open Access and Copyright
This presentation introduces open access and copyright and was given as part of Open Access Week 2013 at Virginia Tech.
What Is Open Access?
(Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2018-03-29)
This presentation is an introduction to open access, including a definition, the need for access, two ways to make research OA, advantages of OA and evidence of its increased impact. The presentation also covers online ...
Student Publishing: An Open, Global Learning Module
(Dean's Forum on Global Engagement, Virginia Tech, 2014-03-27)
The University Libraries is contributing a learning module on student publishing to the international course “Open Knowledge”, organized by the Public Knowledge Project. The course, scheduled to begin in September 2014, ...
Opportunities for Changing Research Dissemination
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 ...
Introduction to Open Access & Copyright
In this FDI (Faculty Development Institute) class at Virginia Tech, the goal is for attendees to gain a better understanding of Open Access--unrestricted access to scholarship, increase their mastery of their copyrights, ...
The Open Ethos and Academic Libraries
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 Access E-Books in Academic Libraries
(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. ...
Introduction to Open Access
This is a general introduction to open access that describes the two roads to OA, self-archiving and publishing in an OA journal. Also covered are predatory publishers and the importance of open licensing. Library services ...
Open Access 101
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 ...