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    • BiblioTech: Newsletter of the Virginia Tech Libraries 

      VT University Libraries (1990)
    • BiblioTech: Newsletter of the Virginia Tech Libraries 

      VT University Libraries (1990)
    • Big Data Processing in the Cloud: a Hydra/Sufia Experience 

      Brittle, Collin; Xie, Zhiwu (2014-06-10)
      Presentation video available at This presentation addresses the challenge of processing big data in a cloud-based data repository. Using the Hydra Project’s Hydra and Sufia ...
    • Book Review of Ruby Holler by Sharon Creech 

      Moorefield-Lang, Heather (Journal of Intergenerational Relationships, 2011-02-25)
    • Book summary: Planned Obsolescence by Kathleen Fitzpatrick 

      Young, Philip (2012-09-18)
      This is a 2-page summary of Kathleen Fitzpatrick's book Planned Obsolescence which was prepared for a Library Reading Group meeting on September 12, 2012. The summary also contains links to the projects and tools mentioned ...
    • Building a Community of Teachers: Designing Faculty Interest Groups to Build Pedagogical Expertise 

      Pressley, Lauren, Hall, Tracy M., Walz, Anita R., Moorefield-Lang, Heather, Henshaw, Neal, Miller, Rebecca K. (2014-03-06)
      We explore the University Libraries program to develop instructional expertise within the department, with a focus on the development of a pedagogies interest group focused on understanding, reflecting on, and practicing ...
    • building a comprehensive serials decision database at Virginia Tech 

      Metz, P.; Cosgriff, J. (ACRL Publications, 2000-07)
      Although for many years academic libraries have relied on data on cost, library use, or citations to inform collection development decisions respecting serials, they have not fully exploited the possibilities for compiling ...
    • Button Gwinnett Signatures: A Census 

      Speer, Ryan (Manuscript Society, 2008)
    • Can eating fruits and vegetables help people to manage their weight? 

      National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (U.S.). Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity.; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.); United States. Department of Health and Human Services (United States. Department of Health and Human Services; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.); National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (U.S.). Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity., 2012-05-03)
      The research covered in this brief supports the conclusion that replacing foods of high energy density (high calories per weight of food) with foods of lower energy density, such as fruits and vegetables, can be an important ...
    • CHAMPION: Commonwealth's Healthy Approach and Mobilization Plan for Inactivity, Obesity, and Nutrition 

      Virginia. Department of Health. (Virginia. Department of Health., 2012-05-03)
      The document's executive summary states that "this report describes the Division of WIC and Community Nutrition Services (DWCNS) response to the increasing obesity trend through the creation of the Commonwealth’s Healthy ...
    • Changing Perspective by Providing the Unexpected 

      Hall, Tracy Michelle; Hall, Monena (2013-04-05)
      In recent years, much research has been done on the changing roles of the library in the academy, focusing heavily on the revitalization brought about by rapid technological trends, information literacy, and overall changing ...
    • The Changing Publication Landscape 

      McMillan, Gail (2016-02-26)
      The landscape of scholarly publishing is in flux and has evolved considerably over the last decade. This program addressed the current state of scholarly communication and provided an opportunity to discuss issues, ...
    • Choices by Design: Finding and Using Openly Licensed Resources 

      Walz, Anita R. (2014-10-20)
      Many people find it difficult to know what they can and cannot use in public or other presentations because of Copyright law. When someone is flexible regarding the exact image or figure they want to use, finding and using ...
    • Clustering 

      Xie, Zhiwu (2015-06-11)
      This presentation is part of a panel presentation at Open Repository 2015, Fedora Technical Working Group - Assessment of Fedora 4.
    • Collaborative Batch Creation for Open Access E-Books: A Case Study 

      Young, Philip; Culbertson, Rebecca; McGrath, Kelley (Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, 2012-09-24)
      When the National Academies Press announced that more than 4,000 electronic books would be made freely available for download, many academic libraries expressed interest in obtaining MARC records for them. Using cataloging ...
    • Collaborative Preservation of ETDs: The MetaArchive Cooperative and LOCKSS 

      McMillan, Gail (2010-05-11)
      While few would argue about the importance of digital preservation, it often gets a low priority when institutions are planning and implementing their ETD initiatives. However, the NDLTD has joined forces with the MetaArchive ...
    • Collaborative Services of Libraries and Other Campus Units 

      Meyer, Richard; Walters, Tyler (Coalition for Networked Information (CNI), 2006-12)
    • Communicating Research to the Public through ETDs 

      McMillan, Gail (2016-04-26)
      This was a presentation for the CAUS Construction Engineering Research Methods course, CNST-5084, taught by Dr. Annie Pearce. The focus of the April 26, 2016, class was "Communicating Research to the Public." It was organized ...
    • Content Selection, Preparation, and Management 

      McMillan, Gail; Howard, Rachel (Educopia Institute, 2010)
      Here is a set of best practices for policies regarding the selection, preparation, and management of digital content for preservation purposes. Though the authors draw upon PLNs (Private LOCKSS Networks) in their featured ...
    • Copyright in Research and Scholarship for Engineering Education Graduate Seminar 

      McMillan, Gail (2015-05-01)
      Copyright in Research and Scholarship for the Engineering Education Graduate Seminar, May 1, 2015.