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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.
Introduction to Open Access & Copyright
In this FDI (Faculty Development Institute) class at Virginia Tech, the goal is for attendees to gain a better understanding of Open Access--unrestricted access to scholarship, increase their mastery of their copyrights, ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
Open Access 101
This short course was provided to faculty, staff, and students during Open Access Week at Virginia Tech to help them (1) gain a better understanding of Open Access--unrestricted access to scholarship, (2) increase their ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...