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Open Licensing for Library-Created Content: A Report for the University Libraries at Virginia Tech
(Virginia Tech, 2016-06-17)
Library Council, the governing body of the University Libraries at Virginia Tech, commissioned creation of a task force to identify problems and propose solutions regarding the sharing and reuse of content created by the ...
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, ...
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.
Research Access and Discovery in University News Releases: A Case Study
INTRODUCTION Many universities promote the peer-reviewed articles of their researchers in online news releases. However, access to the articles by the public can be limited, and information for locating articles is sometimes ...
Open Access Forum 2017
(Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2017-12-05)
The Open Access Week kickoff event will feature a brief introduction to open access and its benefits and controversies by Peter Potter and Philip Young, followed by a discussion with diverse panelists and the audience. ...
Connecting the Opens: Open Access, Open Education, Open Data
(Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2018-03-19)
Open practices represent opportunities to align scholarly and instructional processes with scholarly ideals, ethical stances, real work impacts, and aspirations for a more just and equitable world. There are many types of ...
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 ...
Get Noticed - Managing your scholarly career in an age of metrics, social media, and open research
This workshop is designed for busy faculty who want a jump start in developing new skills, mastering new tools, and learning new approaches related to sharing their work and extending their impact. As delivered in June ...
Opportunities for Changing Research Dissemination
This brief presentation covers the basics of scholarly communication and suggests potential actions by faculty authors, the university, and Faculty Senate. It was followed by an extensive Q&A though there was no subsequent ...