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RIS as Part of a Larger Environment of Systems
(Virginia Tech, 2017-08-16)
In 2011, Virginia Tech Libraries launched a DSpace-based institutional repository service called VTechWorks. In 2012, the Libraries began to explore integration of the repository with the university’s Electronic Faculty ...
Creative Convergence: Conducting a Systematic Review Project Through Cross-Institutional, Distance Collaboration
Objective: To reflect on a cross-institutional systematic review project: What are effective collaboration methods for geographically dispersed research teams? Methods: Conduct a scoping literature review on effective ...
Preconference: Introduction to Open Educational Resources (OER) for Libraries
(Virginia Tech, 2015-10-21)
This presentation was given as a preconference session at the Virginia Library Association Annual Conference 2015. Librarians of all types can benefit from learning about the Open Educational Resources movement: what ...
Text and Data Mining for Systematic Reviews: Investigating Trends to Update Collaboration Services
When discussing project planning for systematic reviews and meta-analyses with faculty and graduate students, librarians sometimes hear wistful inquiries about automated approaches. Systematic reviews (SRs) require management, ...
VLA Writing Academy
The Virginia Libraries Editorial Board invites participants from all types of libraries or library degree programs to this hands-on Writing Academy session. Join us for a discussion of writing goals, the writing process, ...
Text and Data Mining Forum
This panel discussion was part of Open Data Week 2017 at Virginia Tech. Panelists discussed opportunities and challenges related to text and data mining, with a focus on research purposes and information access. Panelists: ...
Master Health Literacy: A Participant-Focused Program in Development
(Virginia Tech, 2017-10-23)
BACKGROUND Many of us face anxiety and uncertainty when it comes to health concerns. To help address this, three librarians at a research university are working with partners to develop a Master Health Literacy (MHL) ...
Integrating the Library into Online and Distance Learning Environments
An overview of library roles in distance and online education based on examples from two higher education universities.
A Framework Tasting: Trying Out a New Vintage in Info Lit
(Virginia Tech, 2015-05-12)
Join your colleagues for a Conversation Starter and explore ways to apply the proposed ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education in course support. The proposed framework moves away from prescriptive, ...
Flipping for Health: Hands-On Library Research Sessions
In Spring 2014, a health sciences librarian planned five library research sessions for undergraduate and graduate courses, using the flipped classroom method. This lightning talk will summarize sessions and present example ...