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Open Education Week 2017 Panel Discussion: The Potential of Open Educational Resources
Virginia Tech faculty members discuss their experiences as adopters, adapters, and authors of open educational resources. The panel explores use and creation of open textbooks and online course materials and systems, ...
A UWS Case for 200-Style Memento Negotiations
(IEEE Technical Committee on Digital Libraries, 2015-10)
Uninterruptible web service (UWS) is a web archiving application that handles server errors using the most recently archived representation of the requested web resource. The application is developed as an Apache module. ...
This presentation is part of a panel presentation at Open Repository 2015, Fedora Technical Working Group - Assessment of Fedora 4.
Creative Commons and OER in 30 Minutes
This presentation is intended to for an introductory level audience interested in learning about Creative Commons licenses, which form the basis for open educational resources. It covers potential benefits of licensing ...
Online Course Materials: Electronic Reserve
(Virginia Tech, 1996-09-11)
Course Materials Online: Connecting the classroom with the library
(Virginia Tech, 1997-05-15)
Web Caching: Questions and Answers
Is It a Fair Use? Celebrating Fair Use Week to Promote Critical Thinking about Copyrights
Have you ever been asked, “Can I use this?” in reference to an article, book, image, or other copyrightable work intended for a course, publication, or professional training? This lightning talk presents one university ...
Improving scalability by self-archiving
The newer generation of web browsers supports the client-side database, making it possible to run the full web application stacks entirely in the web clients. Still, the server side database is indispensable as the central ...
Scientific Utopia: Improving the Openness and Reproducibility of Research
Scientific Utopia: Improving the Openness and Reproducibility of Research An academic scientist’s professional success depends on publishing. Publishing norms emphasize novel, positive results. As such, disciplinary ...
You Want Me to Pay What? Student Perspectives on Learning Costs
(Virginia Tech, 2017-11-28)
"You Want Me to Pay What?" is a Student Government Association (SGA) student-led event. The event was designed by and for students to start a conversation about the cost of learning resources at Virginia Tech.