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Evaluating Ecological Influences of Altered Flow Regimes Using Two- and Three-Dimensional Hydrodynamic Models
(Virginia Tech, 2009-09-09)
Reservoir releases for generating power need to be reconciled with efforts to maintain healthy ecosystems in regulated rivers having irregular channel topography. Fluctuating, complex flow patterns near river obstructions ...
Learning progression toward a measurement concept of fractions
Abstract Background Fractions continue to pose a critical challenge for students and their teachers alike. Mathematics education research indicates that the challenge with ...
Village Health Workers: Considering Their Potential Role in the Current Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Outbreak
An overview of the Ebola virus disease (EVD) in the current outbreak was discussed. The void created by the loss of health care workers and the increased need for village health workers (VHWs) was highlighted. The ...
Virginia Tech's innovative college librarian program
(ACRL Publications, 2002-07)
In 1994, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) Libraries founded a College Librarian Program. Begun with four librarians serving four colleges, it has since grown to include eleven librarians ...
revisiting the landscape of literatures: replication and change in the use of subject collections
(ACRL Publications, 2011-07)
Circulation data from the Virginia Tech Libraries were analyzed to determine the extent of continuity or change between the author's study of the use of subject collections in 1982 and the present. Book circulation has ...
Information-seeking Behavior of International Graduate Students vs. American Graduate Students: A User Study at Virginia Tech 2005
(ACRL Publications, 2007-01)
This is a comparative study on information needs and information-seeking behavior of international graduate students and American graduate students. This user study is based on empirical data collected from an online survey ...
do open access electronic theses and dissertations diminish publishing opportunities in the social sciences and humanities? findings from a 2011 survey of academic publishers
(ACRL Publications, 2013-07)
An increasing number of higher education institutions worldwide are requiring submission of electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) by graduate students and are subsequently providing open access to these works in online ...
The Future of Knowledge Creation and Production in University Research Programs and Their Effect on University Libraries
The dissertation presents possible future directions for research programs at U.S. universities and their effects on the organization of universities and their libraries. The investigator posits four original scenarios ...
Button Gwinnett Signatures: A Census
(Manuscript Society, 2008)
Are Repositories Impeding Big Data Reuse?
(Virginia Tech, 2016-06-14)
In this intentionally provocative presentation, we question the scalability of popular digital repositories and whether they are suitable for big data reuse. Are the layers of API these repositories have painted over file ...