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    • $150,000 Available to Publish Open Access Articles: VT’s OPEN ACCESS SUBVENTION FUND 

      McMillan, Gail (Virginia Tech, 2017-12-05)
      Course Description If you're writing an article for a scholarly journal, Virginia Tech Libraries will support the Article Publishing Charge (APC) of up to $1500 for publication in an open access (OA) journal. The fund ...
    • 17 Interviews with Virginia Tech CALS Faculty: State of Research and How Information Professionals Can Help 

      Haugen, Inga (2016-12-07)
      In the early months of 2016, Ithaka S+R, a not-for-profit service that helps the academic community navigate economic and technological change, asked various land grant universities to be a part of a national project ...
    • 2013 NDLTD Survey of ETD Practices 

      McMillan, Gail; Stark, Shannon; Halbert, Martin (2013)
      Our intention with this survey was to overcome the lack of baseline data about ETDs. Surprisingly, while ETDs have been available for over 15 years, no one has systematically collected general data about ETDs or the graduate ...
    • $215,000 Available to Publish Journal Articles: VT’s Open Access Subvention Fund 

      McMillan, Gail (Virginia Tech, 2021-10)
      Course Description Learn from the Open Access Subvention Fund (OASF) manager how to get the library to pay the article processing charges (APCs) when your article is accepted by an OA journal that requires these fees. ...
    • A 3D Data Preservation Model in Cross-Disciplinary Use 

      Kinnaman, Alex (2020-11-12)
      This poster presents the results of a multi-case study on 3D datasets at Virginia Tech University Libraries and an invitation to participate in a survey on 3D and virtual reality preservation methods. These results will ...
    • 3D Data Repository Features, Best Practices, and Implications for Preservation Models: Findings from a National Forum 

      Hardesty, Juliet; Johnson, Jennifer; Wittenberg, Jamie; Hall, Nathan; Cook, Matt; Lischer-Katz, Zack; Xie, Zhiwu; McDonald, Robert H. (2020-07)
      This study identifies challenges and directions for 3D/VR repository standards and practices. As 3D technologies become more affordable and accessible, academic libraries need to implement workflows, standards, and practices ...
    • $40,000 Still Available to Publish Your Open Access Article! 

      McMillan, Gail (Virginia Tech Libraries, 2017-03-03)
      NLI Course (March1, 2017) Description If you're writing an article for a scholarly peer-reviewed journal, Virginia Tech Libraries will support the Article Publishing Charge of up to $1500 for an open access journal. ...
    • 7 Tips for Hosting Virtual OTN Workshops 

      Walz, Anita R.; Hofer, Amy; Trunnell, Christina (Open Textbook Network, 2020-05-12)
    • A living network supports reference on-the-go 

      Nardine, Jennifer T.; Moyo, Lesley (2013-08-20)
      Learning to teach can be achieved through formal teacher education programs, or through in-house training programs that are pedagogically designed to develop teaching proficiencies for subject and disciplinary experts. At ...
    • A native iPad app for DSpace 7 

      Gilbertson, Keith (2019)
      The developers of the upcoming version of DSpace 7, in the process of creating an updated and unified DSpace interface, have also updated the REST API for completeness. This redesigned API opens many opportunities for ...
    • A reputational study of academic publishers 

      Metz, Paul; Stemmer, John (ACRL Publications, 1996-05)
      In both selecting individual titles and designing gathering plans, collection development librarians are strongly influenced by the perceptions they have about publishers. In the near absence of data that might indicate ...
    • Across the Miles: Engagement Across Distance 

      Walz, Anita R.; Gilbert, Charla; Cash, Debbie (2015-05-08)
      This professional practice session covers expansion and redefinition of student and faculty-focused library services between Virginia Tech’s main campus in Blacksburg and the National Capital Region, located five hours ...
    • Adaptable Course Materials: Creating an Open Textbook for Electromagnetics 

      Walz, Anita R.; Ellingson, Steven (2018-02-15)
      We describe the purpose, process, and product of developing the open textbook. Electromagnetics, Volume 1 (Beta) by Ellingson (2018) is a faculty-authored, LaTeX based, customizable, and openly licensed textbook (licensed ...
    • Addressing Malnutrition and Food Insecurity with Breadfruit in a Rural, Developing Country: A Case Study and Lessons Learned in Thomassique, Haiti 

      Klyver, John; Haugen, Inga; Schulz, Logan; LaPais, Wiscard-Kardin; Saint-Fleur, Charles; Starke, S. J.; Piersaint, Jason; Rizzo, Anael; Sarazen, Kyra (2021-09)
      Haiti’s Central Plateau region suffers from significant malnutrition, economic hardship, and a crisis level of food insecurity. Already the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere in terms of GDP per capita, Haiti has ...
    • Advancing OER & Open Education on Your Campus 

      Walz, Anita R. (2018-10-19)
      Invited keynote presentation. This event was sponsored by Central Virginia Community College and Achieving the Dream Open Educational Resources Initiative.
    • Agricultural data management and sharing: Best practices and case study 

      Moore, Eli K.; Kriesberg, Adam; Schroeder, Steven; Geil, Kerrie; Haugen, Inga; Barford, Carol; Johns, Erica M.; Arthur, Dan; Sheffield, Megan; Ritchie, Stephanie M.; Jackson, Carolyn; Parr, Cynthia (2021-02-24)
      Agricultural data are crucial to many aspects of production, commerce, and research involved in feeding the global community. However, in most agricultural research disciplines standard best practices for data management ...
    • Albatross: Rolling on a sea of data 

      Bailey, Annette; Gilmore, Tracy; O'Brien, Leslie; Wright de Hernandez, Anthony (2016-11-03)
      Big deals and journal package incentives are an increasing reality for academic libraries, yet the solutions for evaluating these package scenarios in a timely, cost-effective manner are few. The proliferation of these ...
    • Altmetrics 

      McMillan, Gail (2013-08-07)
      This is a brief introduction to the topic of "alternative metrics" for University Libraries.
    • Analyzing current serials in Virginia: An application of hte Ulrich's Serials Analysis System 

      Metz, Paul; Gasser, Sharon (Johns Hopkins Univ Press, 2006-01)
      VIVA (the Virtual Library of Virginia) was one of the first subscribers to R. R. Bowker's Ulrich's Serials Analysis System (USAS). Creating a database that combined a union report of current serial subscriptions within ...