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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 ...
Compressive Behavior of Concrete under Environmental Effects
Concrete strength is fairly sensitive to environmental effects. Extreme weather conditions and changes in humidity rates significantly affect the concrete compressive strength development. Concrete as one of the substantial ...
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 ...
Content Selection, Preparation, and Management
(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 ...
Electronic Theses and Dissertations: Progress, Issues, and Prospects
(Center for Digital Discourse and Culture, Virginia Tech, 2009)
A Library Viewpoint: Exploring Open Educational Practices
(Ubiquity Press, 2017-03-27)
There are a wide range of faculty responses to open; everything from curiosity to resistance. Some of these reactions are due to professional tradition, guild thinking, and lack of awareness about open. Academic libraries ...
Valuing Open Textbooks: Derivatives, Adaptation, and Remix
(University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing, 2018-07-25)
This chapter considers the potential of OER (open educational resources) beyond free access by looking at remix, adaptation, or creation within and outside of the classroom. It includes abbreviated descriptions of adapted ...
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. ...