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    • 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: ...
    • A Multi-Tenancy Cloud-Native Digital Library Platform 

      Chen, Yinlin; Ingram, William A.; Tuttle, Jim (2019-06-11)
      Virginia Tech Libraries presents our next generation digital library platform. Our design and implementation addresses the maintainability, sustainability, modularity, and scalability of a digital repository using a Cloud- ...
    • 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.
    • Navigating 21st Century Digital Scholarship: Open Educational Resources (OERs), Creative Commons, Copyright, and Library Vendor Licenses 

      Seibert, Heather; Miles, Rachel; Geuther, Christina (Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2018-06-09)
      Digital scholarship issues are increasingly prevalent in today’s environment. We are faced with questions of how to protect our own works as well as others’ with responsible attribution and usage, sometimes involving a ...
    • Navigating Support for Digital Projects: A Suggested Workflow for Non-Traditional Publications 

      Guimont, Corinne (2019-05-09)
      Presentation to the 2019 Library Publishing Forum.
    • 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)
    • North Carolina Geospatial Data Archiving Project Final Report 

      Tuttle, Jim; Morris, Steve; Nagy, Zsolt (North Carolina State University Libraries, 2010-07-01)
    • 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
    • Open Access: Scholarly Communication 

      McMillan, Gail (2017-03-23)
      These slides were prepared for the Virginia Tech Graduate Student Assembly to introduce them to Open Access (OA) in general.
    • Open and Editable: Exploring Library Engagement in Open Educational Resource Adoption, Adaptation and Authoring 

      Walz, Anita R. (Virginia Library Association, 2015)
      Open Educational Resources (OER) have saved students millions of dollars in textbook costs and greatly expanded access to a wide variety of educational materials for countless numbers of students and life-long learners. ...
    • Open Archives Initiative 

      McMillan, Gail (2000-06-01)
      This presentation, which was given at the annual meeting of the Society of Scholarly Publishing on June 1, 2000, describes the Open Archives Initiative (OAI), a protocol for exchanging content between digital repositories. ...