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    • Making It Easier: Reducing Perceived and Real Barriers to Finding and Sharing Open Educational Resources 

      Walz, Anita R. (2015-10)
      Perceptions of time and effort required to locate open educational resources (OER) remains the most significant barrier to wider faculty adoption of OER. This poster reflects my current thinking regarding what librarians ...
    • Making Omeka Do More: How to Install jQuery Plugins in your Omeka Site 

      Serra, Adrienne E. (2015-05-07)
      This conference presentation gives a basic overview of jQuery plugins, the PHP backend of the Omeka platform, and how to customize and integrate jQuery plugins into the display and function of your Omeka site. It is directed ...
    • Master Health Literacy: A Participant-Focused Program in Development 

      Pasier, Michelle; Goldbeck DeBose, Kyrille; Pannabecker, Virginia (Virginia Tech, 2017-10-23)
      BACKGROUND Many of us face anxiety and uncertainty when it comes to health concerns. To help address this, three librarians at a research university are working with partners to develop a Master Health Literacy (MHL) ...
    • Measuring collections use at Virginia Tech 

      Metz, P.; Litchfield, C. A. (ACRL Publications, 1988-11)
      This study of the Virginia Tech Library collections brings together data on circulation and inhouse use, including that of current periodicals, to assess differences according to kinds of use, variations in measurement ...
    • Model for Developing Data Management Policy Language 

      Mann, Wendy; Corey, Bill; Wilson, Tom; Hall, Nathan (Research Data Access and Preservation Summit, 2013-04-05)
      Representatives from four ASERL and SURA member academic libraries analyzed existing institutional data management policies in order to develop model data management policy language. This poster outlines milestones and a ...
    • Model Language for Research Data Management Policies 

      Hall, Nathan; Mann, Wendy; Corey, Bill; Wilson, Tom (Association of Southeastern Research Libraries; Southeastern Universities Research Association, 2013-01)
      This proposal was drafted by a Working Group of the ASERL/SURA Research Data Coordinating Committee. The purpose of this document is to provide model language for universities to consider when drafting policy to support ...
    • Modifying an Open Textbook: What You Need to Know 

      Walz, Anita R.; Cuillier, Cheryl; Johnson, Annie; Labadorf, Kathleen; Lauritsen, Karen; Potter, Peter; Saunders, Richard (Open Textbook Network, 2016-11-02)
      Modifying an Open Textbook: What You Need to Know is for people who want to know what it takes to edit an open textbook and how to get started. An online version of this guide is located at: https://press.rebus.commu ...
    • Moving the Needle: Libraries Embracing a Culture of Open 

      Walz, Anita R.; Cassidy, Tara; DeLaurenti, Kathleen (2015-12-04)
      The presentation "Moving the Needle: Libraries Embracing a Culture of Open" was invited by the SCHEV (State Council of Higher Education for Virginia) Library Advisory Committee. (Membership: http://surveys.schev.edu/Admi ...
    • Mutant superheroes, contained chaos, and smelly pets: Library innovation through imaginary anarchy 

      Gilbertson, Keith (Association of College and Research Libraries, 2013-04-10)
      Libraries have a history of innovation, from their inception to the advent of open stacks, interlibrary loan, electronic cataloging, learning commons, and maker spaces. The information environment outside of libraries ...
    • My Scandalous Future in Libraries 

      French, Amanda (Council on Library and Information Resources, 2015-07-07)
      A short blog post on recent high-profile events at the Boston Public Library and the Library of Congress that led to the departure of library directors Amy Ryan and James Billington.
    • The NDLTD and a Brief History of ETDs 

      McMillan, Gail (2015-11-04)
      This is about the path that brought us to India and the 18th International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations.
    • 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 ...
    • Newman Library Pecha Kucha: Digital Library and Archives 

      Hall, Nathan; Lawrence, Anne; Xie, Zhiwu (2012-05-24)
    • OER Advocacy: Applying Economic Thinking to Program Design 

      Walz, Anita R. (2018-09-21)
      This lightning round presentation introduces and applies thinking from the discipline of economics as an explanatory tool for understanding human behavior experienced by advocates of open education and open educational ...
    • OER Success: Stories from Virginia Tech 

      Walz, Anita R. (Virginia Tech, 2017-07-18)
      This brief presentation asks: "What is "success with regard to open educational resource initiatives?" Several programmatic elements are then presented, graded, with lessons learned. The presentation is not intended to be ...
    • 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 Dissemination Challenges: A Case Study 

      Young, Philip (Emerald, 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 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