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Scholarly Communications Project: Publishers and Libraries
(Association of Research Libraries, 1995-01)
When the Scholarly Communications Project was getting underway in 1989, the founding director, Lon Savage, envisioned a pioneering effort: exploration of new means of scholarly communications and ways to reduce costly ...
Soybean Amino Acids in Health, Genetics, and Evaluation
Soybean is an important source of protein and amino acids for humans and livestock because of its well-balanced amino acid profile. This chapter outlines the strengths and weaknesses of soybean as a complete amino acid ...
Soybean Production, Versatility, and Improvement
Soybean is one of the most widely planted and used legumes in the world due to its valuable seed composition. The many significant agronomic practices that are utilized in soybean production are highlighted with an emphasis ...
Electronic Theses and Dissertations: Progress, Issues, and Prospects
(Center for Digital Discourse and Culture, Virginia Tech, 2009)
Boiling Down Qualitative Data to Build Personas that Inform Spaces, Services, and Technologies
Personas are archetypes of user needs, wants, goals, and desires that allow for empathetic design of virtual and physical spaces and services. Commonly created using assumption-based methods, this recipe focuses on in-person ...
A New Service from Libraries: Electronic Publishing
(Association of College and Research Libraries, 1995)
Libraries are continuously improving traditional services but now they are also responding to stringent economic times by producing and distributing information electronically. Publishing electronic journals, distributing ...
On-Demand Big Data Analysis in Digital Repositories
(Springer International Publishing, 2015-12-18)
We describe a use and reuse driven digital repository integrated with lightweight data analysis capabilities provided by the Docker framework. Using building sensor data collected from the Virginia Tech Goodwin Hall Living ...
Course Material Decisions and Factors: Unpacking the Opaque Box
(Pacific University Press, 2018-11-30)
The opacity of course-material selection practices and related lack of recent scholarship on the topic is a barrier for open education advocates seeking to understand the context of instructor course material selection. ...