Recent Submissions

  • The Effects Of Gender, Engineering Identification, And Engineering Program Expectancy On Engineering Career Intentions: Applying Hierarchical Linear Modeling (HLM) In Engineering Education Research 

    Tendhar, Chosang; Paretti, Marie C.; Jones, Brett D. (Clute Institute, 2017-12)
    This study had three purposes and four hypotheses were tested. Three purposes: (1) To use hierarchical linear modeling (HLM) to investigate whether students’ perceptions of their engineering career intentions changed over ...
  • Who Is Presidential? Women’s Political Representation, Deflection, and the 2016 Election 

    Boyle, Kaitlin M.; Meyer, Chase B. (Sage, 2018)
    In 2016, Hillary Clinton was the first woman to gain the presidential nomination from a major political party in the United States, yet she was unsuccessful. The current study explores barriers to being elected as president ...
  • Remix and Share: Teaching Others to Navigate Copyright Issues in Open Education & Open Licensing Contexts 

    Walz, Anita R. (2018-06)
    Faculty and students creating or adapting openly licensed resources face numerous barriers in understanding how to appropriate handle third party works. I developed the EMLS Model (Evaluate, Mark, License, Share) and ...
  • PreConference on OER and Open Education 

    Walz, Anita R. (2018-06-11)
    Open Education and Open Educational Resources (OER) have the potential to change your campus, expanding access to courses and save students money. This presentation introduces open education, OER and Creative Commons ...
  • Literacies and Campus Context 

    Feerrar, Julia (2018-05-08)
    This poster, presented at the Innovative Library Classroom 2018, describes approaches to digital literacy program planning. The poster details a process of exploration and framework development, facilitating feedback ...
  • The Interloper: Virginia Tech's LGBT Magazine (Spring 2018, Issue #8) 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2018-04)
  • Cardiovascular and respiratory effects of lumbosacral epidural bupivacaine in isoflurane-anesthetized dogs: The effects of two volumes of 0.25% solution 

    Dias, Raquel Sartori Gonçalves; Soares, João Henrique Neves; Castro, Douglas dos Santos e; Gress, Maria Alice Kuster de Albuquerque; Machado, Marcela Lemos; Otero, Pablo E.; Ascoli, Fabio Otero (PLOS, 2018-04-18)
    The purpose of this study was to compare cardiovascular and respiratory effects of two volumes of bupivacaine 0.25% (0.2 mL kg-1—treatment BUP02—and 0.4 mL kg-1 –treatment BUP04) administered epidurally at the lumbosacral ...
  • Evaluating Geologic Sources of Arsenic in Well Water in Virginia (USA) 

    VanDerwerker, Tiffany; Zhang, Lin; Ling, Erin; Benham, Brian; Schreiber, Madeline (MDPI, 2018-04-18)
    We investigated if geologic factors are linked to elevated arsenic (As) concentrations above 5 μg/L in well water in the state of Virginia, USA. Using geologic unit data mapped within GIS and two datasets of measured ...
  • Assessing the Potential Toward Open Educational Practices in Kyrgyzstan 

    Walz, Anita R.; Bekbalaeva, Jyldyz (2018-04)
    The study was undertaken to understand the propensity for increased engagement with open educational practices (OEP), to include methods prioritizing student-centered teaching & learning, and awareness, use, and development ...
  • Strategic Directions, 2017-2022: The University Libraries at Virginia Tech 

    Walters, Tyler (Virginia Tech, 2018-04-19)
    This presentation on the University Libraries' strategic plan was given to the President's Council and earlier to the Strategic Planning Committee.
  • VT Authors Event 2018 

    Walters, Tyler; Clarke, Cyril; Johnson, Sylvester; Potter, Peter; Walz, Anita R.; Ellingson, Steve; Agmon, Danna; Ewing, Tom; Hofer, Stefanie; Giminez Smith, Carmen (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2018-03-21)
    The 13th Annual University Libraries’ VT Authors Recognition event honors authors of books published in 2017 as well as authors of articles published through the University Libraries' Open Access Subvention Fund. The ...
  • Connecting the Opens: Open Access, Open Education, Open Data 

    Potter, Peter; Walz, Anita R.; DePauw, Karen; Jhangiani, Rajiv; Artiles, Mayra S.; Abbas, Monty; Petters, Jon; Young, Philip (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2018-03-19)
    Open practices represent opportunities to align scholarly and instructional processes with scholarly ideals, ethical stances, real work impacts, and aspirations for a more just and equitable world. There are many types of ...
  • Open Educational Practices: Equity, Achievement, and Pedagogical Innovation 

    Jhangiani, Rajiv (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2018-03-19)
    Open Education practices (OEP) have emerged as a transformational force in higher education. Whereas, higher education promises to be an instrument for economic and social mobility, in reality our institutions reinforce ...
  • What Is Open Access? 

    Young, Philip (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2018-03-29)
    This presentation is an introduction to open access, including a definition, the need for access, two ways to make research OA, advantages of OA and evidence of its increased impact. The presentation also covers online ...
  • Getting Comfortable Working in the Open: A Panel Discussion for Authors, Teaching Faculty, and Students 

    Walz, Anita R.; DeCarlo, Matt; Murphy-Judy, Kathryn; Nelson, Amy; Erickson, Susan; Kidd, Jennifer; Harder, James; Hamilton, Carrie; Aigner, Savannah (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2018-03-19)
    Open Educational practices support teaching, learning, and publication in an increasingly diverse faculty and student body. OEP encompass the creation, adaptation, and adoption of open educational resources, open course ...
  • Open Education: Exploring Philosophy, Potential & Practices 

    Walz, Anita R. (2018-03-08)
    The open education movement with its emphasis on free access and permissions has generated a flurry of activity around scholarly and teaching activities involving innovative pedagogies, open textbooks, open educational ...
  • Textbook Town Hall: A Panel Discussion About Textbook Prices 

    Roche, Avalon; Walz, Anita R.; Boim, Cara; Willis, Rex; Billingsley, Julia; Whiteman, Hannah (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2018-03-16)
    Virginia Tech Student Government Association (VTSGA) led this Textbook Town Hall to hear from students regarding issues and solutions related to textbooks and other learning resources.
  • University Libraries Annual Report 2012-2013 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2013)
    This annual report describes the University Libraries’ accomplishments from 2012-2013 as they relate to our strategic themes and goals.
  • University Libraries Annual Report 2011 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2011)
    This annual report describes the mission, vision, values, and accomplishments of the University Libraries in 2011.
  • University Libraries Strategic Plan - 2012-2018 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2012)
    Introduction Our mission is to invent the future of libraries at Virginia Tech. We honor tradition as we excel in our core mission to provide access to information. We acknowledge change as we adapt to address the new ...

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