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Albatross: Rolling on a sea of data
Big deals and journal package incentives are an increasing reality for academic libraries, yet the solutions for evaluating these package scenarios in a timely, cost-effective manner are few. The proliferation of these ...
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. ...
The Open Ethos and Academic Libraries
The philosophy of openness, or information sharing, has a long history but in recent years has gained unprecedented momentum (as well as criticism) in the online environment. This presentation examines specific opportunities ...
Creating a Space for Collaborative Instructional Design
In this session, faculty from Virginia Tech’s University Libraries talked about the lessons they’ve learned as they establish and grow the Learning Design Studio, an instructional design space to support university and ...