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Introduction to Open Access
This is a general introduction to open access that describes the two roads to OA, self-archiving and publishing in an OA journal. Also covered are predatory publishers and the importance of open licensing. Library services ...
Open Access E-Books in Academic Libraries
(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. ...
Opportunities for Changing Research Dissemination
This brief presentation covers the basics of scholarly communication and suggests potential actions by faculty authors, the university, and Faculty Senate. It was followed by an extensive Q&A though there was no subsequent ...
Renovation, Revitalization, Revival: 2nd Floor, Newman Library, Virginia Tech, Conceptual Draft #1
This is an initial planning draft for the upcoming renovation. This version will be used for further development and planning.
A Learning Platform: 2nd Floor, Newman Library, Virginia Tech, Conceptual Draft #2
Over the Spring 2012 semester the Library published a conceptual draft for second floor renovations to the Newman Library. After working over the summer with students, faculty, and library employees a new draft emerged ...
Foundations of Digital Curation
(Northeast Document Conservation Center. Digital Directions conference., 2012-06-13)
This track-opening presentation looks at the evolution of digital curation as an approach and perspective on cultural institutions’ value-added services in information management. In particular, the presenter comments on ...
Integrative STEM Education as Best Practice
"Integrative STEM Education as Best Practice" was a presentation made on Dec. 6, 2012, to the Technology Education Research Conference in Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia. It covers the history of iSTEM, defines it, ...