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Grassroots lessons: Implementation of pension schemes for single women and the elderly in Jharkhand, India
There is ongoing debate in India on whether Government spending on social security schemes should be cut. Advocates for spending cuts claim that they do not reach their intended people. However there is not much. There is ...
2015 Open Access Week Keynote Address: Victoria Stodden
(Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2015-11-03)
Victoria Stodden gave the keynote address for Open Access Week 2015. "Scholarly communication in the era of big data and big computation" was sponsored by the University Libraries, Computational Modeling and Data Analytics, ...
Open Access: Faculty and graduate student panel discussion
(Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2015-10-19)
The Open Access Week panel discussion includes Virginia Tech graduate students, faculty, and alumni who have been involved in open access publishing from the author and editor perspectives. Each will relate their experience ...
The Ability Exhibit 2015
(Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2015-10-01)
The interactive, traveling exhibit, "Allies for Inclusion: The Ability Exhibit," was on display in Virginia Tech's Newman Library, second floor commons area, from October 1st through 7th, 2015. The opening reception was ...
Women, Gender Norms, and Natural Disasters: Examples from South Asia
(Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2015-10-15)
Women and men are impacted differently by disasters, leading to claims that there exists a "gendered terrain of disasters." South Asia is a region where this confluence of gender and disaster is particularly relevant. Thus, ...
Libraries, OER, and Open Textbooks
(Virginia Tech, 2015-02-26)
Speaker: Kristi Jensen, Program Development Lead for the eLearning Support Initiative, University Libraries, University of Minnesota Kristi Jensen discusses roles the importance and possible areas of involvement for libraries ...
Open Textbooks for Instructional Designers
(Virginia Tech, 2015-02-26)
Join a fellow instructional designer, Dr. Dave Ernst, now Chief Information Officer of the College of Education and Human Development at University of Minnesota, in exploring possibilities for incorporating open educational ...
Virginia Tech Assessment Showcase 2015: Day 1
University Libraries partnered with the Office of Assessment to hold the Virginia Tech 2015 Assessment Showcase for the entire university.
Virginia Tech Distinguished Lecture Series: Eric Lyon
Associate Professor - Music Technology, Composition Eric Lyon is a composer and computer music researcher. Major areas of focus include computer chamber music, spatial orchestration, and articulated noise composition. Recent ...
Open Educational Resources: Institutional Costs and Benefits
(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 ...