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  • Learning from YouTube's Reaction Videos 

    Feerrar, Julia; Finney, Trevor (2020-11-07)
    Reaction or ‘react’ videos are a popular YouTube genre in which an individual or small group analyzes a piece of media, drawing on their personal and specialized knowledge in an informal, often highly emotional way. For ...
  • Digital Wellness: Navigating the Messiness of Being a Person Online 

    Feerrar, Julia; Dean, Kirsten; Hammer, Kelsey; Griffin, Katlyn (2020-11-07)
    Being a person online can be messy and challenging. Disinformation, privacy breaches, online harassment, digital clutter, and doomscrolling are a few threats that learners and educators face. While we can not solve these ...
  • Book Publishing Workshop 2020 with Peter Potter and Emily Andrew 

    Potter, Peter; Andrew, Emily (2020-11-17)
    Peter Potter (Director, Virginia Tech Publishing) and Emily Andrew (Senior Editor, Cornell University Press) held a virtual book publishing workshop on Tuesday, November 17, 2020. The workshop gave faculty and graduate ...
  • Re-envisioning Accessibility for Math-Intensive OER 

    Walz, Anita R. (2020-11-10)
    Video recording available at https://sched.co/fCpG The accessibility of publications is critical for learners who rely on screen readers. What happens when an OER you plan to use, remix, or are creating is math intensive ...
  • Supporting digital wellness and wellbeing 

    Feerrar, Julia (ACRL Press, 2020)
    Elements of digital life, such as information overload, distraction, privacy concerns, and interpersonal interactions, can significantly affect an individual’s well-being. Cultivating digital wellness involves the ability ...
  • World Digital Preservation Day 2020 Lightning Talks 

    Menzies, Luke; Coleman, Shane; Dietz, Kira; Guimont, Corinne; Saverot, Maureen; Ng, Wen; Ogle, Todd; Tuttle, James; Kinnaman, Alex (2020-11-05)
    World Digital Preservation Day is an annual celebration of digital preservation hosted by the Digital Preservation Coalition. This is a series of short lightning talks by Virginia Tech University Libraries personnel on ...
  • A 7-week-old male Golden Retriever with extreme leukocytosis: A case report 

    Bingham, Emily; Conner, Bobbi; Stern, Jere; Vitalo, Amber; Schaer, Michael (Wiley, 2020-09-27)
    Although neoplasia should be a top concern for extreme leukocytosis in dogs, infectious causes must also be considered to avoid delays in treatment or undue recommendations for humane euthanasia. Blood film review is of ...
  • SCHEV Open Virginia Advisory Committee (OVAC) Webinar Series Part II: Open Education: Student Success and Faculty Autonomy 

    Rebar, Beverly; Soholt, Chris; Bai, Yu; Brown, Anne M.; Thomas, Judith; Davis, Preston (2020-10-23)
    SCHEV Open Virginia Advisory Committee (OVAC) Webinar Series Part II: Open Education: Student Success and Faculty Autonomy Fall 2020 ESL Composition II Handbook Chris Soholt and Yu Bai, Northern Virginia ...
  • Open Access Week 2020 Keynote: Counting what counts in recruitment, promotion and tenure 

    Gadd, Elizabeth; Ewing, E. Thomas; Finkielstein, Carla; Gill, Bikrum; Johnson, Sylvester; Walters, Tyler (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2020-10-20)
    Open Access Week 2020 keynote speaker, Elizabeth (Lizzie) Gadd, Research Policy Manager (Publications) at Loughborough University in the UK, gives a talk about how what we reward through recruitment, promotion and tenure ...
  • Open Access Forum 2020: Connecting the Opens: Open Access, Open Educational Resources, and Open Data 

    Briganti, Jonathan; DePauw, Karen; McNabb, Kayla B.; Miles, Rachel; Mueller, Derek; Roy, Siddhartha; Sridhar, Venkat (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2020-10-19)
    Join faculty presenters from around the university, University Libraries faculty, and the Preparing the Future Professoriate graduate class in a robust discussion about nuances, similarities and differences in the "opens." ...
  • A Cloud-based Serverless Microservices Application for Digital Preservation 

    Chen, Yinlin; Kinnaman, Alex; Tuttle, James (2020-11-12)
    Virginia Tech University Libraries is developing a cloud-based, serverless, microservice application to support digital asset management, preservation, and access. This presentation will outline the balance of cost-effectiveness ...
  • Preserving DH Projects: Creating an Environment for Emulation 

    Kinnaman, Alex; Guimont, Corinne (2020-11-10)
    Digital Humanities (DH) projects are complex with multiple moving components in need of preservation. Early preservation planning for each component is a strategy for long-term access. This presentation will break down ...
  • 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 ...
  • SCHEV Open Virginia Advisory Committee (OVAC) Webinar Series Part 1: Open Education: Student Success and Faculty Autonomy 

    Rebar, Beverly; Walz, Anita R.; Westcott, Stephanie; Geary, Tom; Woodward, Tom; Rondeau, Sophie (2020-09-18)
    SCHEV Open Virginia Advisory Committee (OVAC) Webinar Series Part I: Open Education: Student Success and Faculty Autonomy Fall 2020 Virtual Events on Open Education: Student Success and Faculty Autonomy. Join us ...
  • Virginia Research Library Sustainable Scholarship Virtual Forum 

    Butler, Brandon; Cooper, Carrie; Frazer, Stuart; Knott, Teresa L.; Nowviskie, Bethany; Unsworth, John; Walters, Tyler; Zenelis, John (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2020-10-02)
    Representatives from seven Virginia universities will soon be in contract negotiations with Elsevier, the largest science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) scholarly publisher. Working as a group, the University ...
  • Teaching Natural Language Processing through Big Data Text Summarization with Problem-Based Learning 

    Li, Liuqing; Geissinger, Jack; Ingram, William A.; Fox, Edward A. (Sciendo, 2020)
    Natural language processing (NLP) covers a large number of topics and tasks related to data and information management, leading to a complex and challenging teaching process. Meanwhile, problem-based learning is a teaching ...
  • Exploring Digital Literacies: Four Steps for Getting Started 

    Feerrar, Julia (2020-10-09)
    Whether you are looking to develop large-scale digital literacy programs or to incorporate digital literacies into your own teaching repertoire, getting started may feel overwhelming. In this webinar, we will discuss four ...
  • Structural, in silico, and functional analysis of a Disabled-2-derived peptide for recognition of sulfatides 

    Song, Wei; Gottschalk, Carter J.; Tang, Tuo-Xian; Biscardi, Andrew; Ellena, Jeffrey F.; Finkielstein, Carla, V; Brown, Anne M.; Capelluto, Daniel G. S. (2020-08-11)
    Disabled-2 (Dab2) is an adaptor protein that regulates the extent of platelet aggregation by two mechanisms. In the first mechanism, Dab2 intracellularly downregulates the integrin alpha (IIb)beta (3) receptor, converting ...
  • Introduction to Open Educational Resources (OER) 

    Walz, Anita R. (2020-10-06)
    This presentation provides information in response to commonly-asked questions about OER, including: What are OER? Where can I find them? How can I use them? How do others use them? And how -- and where -- can I share what ...
  • A Degree Theory for Compact Perturbations of Monotone Type Operators and Application to Nonlinear Parabolic Problem 

    Asfaw, Teffera M. (Hindawi, 2017-09-12)
    Let 𝑋 be a real locally uniformly convex reflexive Banach space with locally uniformly convex dual space 𝑋∗. Let 𝑇 : 𝑋 ⊇ 𝐷(𝑇) → 2𝑋∗ be maximal monotone, 𝑆:𝑋→2𝑋∗ be bounded and of type (𝑆₊), and 𝐶 : 𝐷(𝐶) → 𝑋∗ ...

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