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ETD Preservation Survey Results: MetaArchive and NDLTD Collaborate to Provide a Distributed Preservation Network for ETDs
(11th International Symposium on ETDs, 2008-06-05)
Because many universities now welcome or require ETDs from their graduate students, institutions must ensure that these works will be at least as available and enduring as they were when libraries and archives preserved ...
Mutant superheroes, contained chaos, and smelly pets: Library innovation through imaginary anarchy
(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 ...
Open Access Dissemination Challenges: A Case Study
(OCLC Systems & Services: International digital library perspectives, 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 ...
These aren’t your father’s funny papers: The new world of digital graphic novels
This article discusses interactive digital graphic novels, what they are, their background, and their growing popularity. It also highlights and recognizes Web 2.0 sites that are available to take part in the digital graphic ...
Rhythmatical: A game to combine music and mathematics for mobile devices
(Music Reference Services Quarterly, 2011)
Rhythmatical was designed to be an educational application for the iPhone and iPod Touch that conveyed mathematical topics via musical, rhythmic, or movement interactive techniques. Created by a team of professors, a ...
Assessing the One-Shot Instruction Session: Leveraging Technology for Optimum Results
(Virginia Libraries, 2010-07)
A case study of Virginia Tech University Libraries' transition from paper-based assessment of information literacy session outcomes to online assessment.
Promoting Universal Knowledge for All: Open Access Week 2012 at Virginia Tech
(Virginia Libraries, 2013-06)
This article describes the events and activities organized by the University Libraries for Virginia Tech's first Open Access Week celebration in 2012.
LILAC Conference: Perspectives from a Bogle Pratt awardee
(American Library Association, 2012-06)
Introduction: Rethinking Reference and Instruction with Tablets
(American Library Association/ALA TechSource, 2012-11)
When Apple’s Steve Jobs introduced the first generation iPad in March 2010, library and information professionals immediately began imagining ways that the iPad, and the tablet devices that would quickly follow, could be ...
VLA NMRT Forum: Supporting the next generation of Virginia's library leaders
(Virginia Library Association, 2011-07)