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Scholarly Publishing Trends: A Conversation
Profound changes are occurring in the production, dissemination, and evaluation of research. This session invites participants to bring their experiences and questions to a conversation on issues affecting their peer-reviewed ...
Introduction to Open Access and Copyright
This presentation introduces open access and copyright and was given as part of Open Access Week 2013 at Virginia Tech.
The Prevalence and Practices of Academic Library Journal Clubs
(The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 2011-03-04)
Increased mention of journal clubs in the library literature and the recent creation of clubs at the authors' institutions sparked curiosity about how widespread they are in academic libraries. An online survey announced ...
What Is Open Access?
(Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2018-03-29)
This presentation is an introduction to open access, including a definition, the need for access, two ways to make research OA, advantages of OA and evidence of its increased impact. The presentation also covers online ...
SPEC Kit 353: Funding Article Processing Charges
(Association of Research Libraries, 2016-11-01)
This SPEC Kit explores the strategies that ARL member institutions are using to address article processing charges (APCs)—including how the funds are established and how they are handled (e.g., policies, applications, ...
The Serials Crisis and Open Access: A White Paper for the Virginia Tech Commission on Research
This white paper offers an introduction to open access as well as a look at its current development. The open access movement is an attempt to free scholarly communication from restrictions on access, control, and cost, ...
Open Access Policy Summary
This is a five-minute statement advocating for a mandatory article archiving policy read to the Library Faculty Association at Virginia Tech prior to a vote among it, a voluntary policy, and no policy.
Student Publishing: An Open, Global Learning Module
(Dean's Forum on Global Engagement, Virginia Tech, 2014-03-27)
The University Libraries is contributing a learning module on student publishing to the international course “Open Knowledge”, organized by the Public Knowledge Project. The course, scheduled to begin in September 2014, ...
Book summary: Planned Obsolescence by Kathleen Fitzpatrick
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 ...
Promoting Universal Knowledge for All: Open Access Week 2012 at Virginia Tech
(Virginia Libraries, 2013-06)
This article describes the events and activities organized by the University Libraries for Virginia Tech's first Open Access Week celebration in 2012.