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Research Faculty Scenario
(Virginia Tech, 1998-12-09)
Dr. Charity Miller is a specialist in history of technology. Today she is beginning a new research project in the history of photography. Dr. Miller is technically adept, as one might guess from her specialty, and has ...
Architecture Image Project
(Virginia Tech, 1996-06-10)
In the Spring of 1996, a group of Library faculty met with photographic services (the imaging group: Annette Burr, Gail McMillan, Gary Worley) to develop a plan to support the digitization, archiving, identification and ...
Survey of Four META-DATA Candidates
(Virginia Tech, 1996-04-09)
You would have a difficult time finding a resource in a digital library without consulting some type of database that contains descriptions of each resource. The information used to describe a book, journal, article or ...
Report of the Scholarly Communications Task Force
(Virginia Tech, 1994-05-10)
This report was distributed at the May 12th meeting of the Library Administrative Council (LAC) and put on the agenda for discussion at its next meeting. On May 19, 1994 this report was discussed, many of the questions it ...
a proposed staffing formula for Virginia academic libraries
(ACRL Publications, 1981-03)
Formulas and standards play a needed role in the allocation of library resources, but it is difficult to devise formulas that accurately reflect the various factors that shape a library's needs. This report summarizes the ...
the availability of cataloging copy in the OCLC database
(ACRL Publications, 1980-09)
A sixteen-week longitudinal study was conducted to determine the effectiveness of OCLC as a source of cataloging data and to optimize the timing of searches for cataloging copy for various categories of materials. The ...
serials pricing and the role of the electronic journal
(ACRL Publications, 1991-07)
The rapid escalation of serials prices is a serious threat to the system of scientific and scholarly communication. The growth of science, the increase in commercial publishing, and the inherent monopolies enjoyed by ...
thinking big - a commentary on the research agenda in academic librarianship
(ACRL Publications, 1985-09)
Library-related research has not fully realized its potential, in part because of its narrow focus. A perspective that approaches the academic library from the patron's point of view may lead to better results. Fundamental ...
the impact of user frustration on humanities research
(ACRL Publications, 1981-07)
Long-term Course Planning Scenario
(Virginia Tech, 1998-06)
Dan Mosser teaches a course on History of the English Language (HEL). He has been developing this course over the last few years and is especially interested in multi-media resources, speech excerpts, speech analysis game, ...