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building a comprehensive serials decision database at Virginia Tech
(ACRL Publications, 2000-07)
Although for many years academic libraries have relied on data on cost, library use, or citations to inform collection development decisions respecting serials, they have not fully exploited the possibilities for compiling ...
The Future of MARC: R.I.P. or Let her Rip?
(Virginia Libraries, 2004-01)
The 39th Annual Potomac Technical Processing Librarians Meeting—"The Future of MARC: R.I.P. or Let Her Rip?"—took place in Washington D.C. on October 31, 2003, with speakers Roy Tennant and Rebecca Guenther. Tennant ...
Results of a Survey of Virginia Tech Graduates Whose Digital Theses and Dissertations Are Accessible Worldwide
(Council of Graduate Schools, 2000-11)
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University's graduate students have submitted theses and dissertations as digital documents since the spring of 1997. In that time more than 2,800 digital documents have been submitted ...
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 ...
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 ...
Batch-Load Authority Control Cleanup Using MarcEdit and LTI
Vendor sets of bibliographic records are readily available and must be loaded into our catalogs to provide patron access to the items used most. However, batch-load authority control can be an arduous process because ...
Button Gwinnett Signatures: A Census
(Manuscript Society, 2008)
(Linux Journal, 2002-12-01)
Standard utilities can help you collect and interpret your Linux system's process accounting data. Describes the uses of process accounting, standard process accounting commands, and example code that makes use of process ...
ETD Preservation Survey Results: MetaArchive and NDLTD Collaborate to Provide a Distributed Preservation Network for ETDs
(11th International Symposium on ETDs, 2008-06-05)
Because many universities now welcome or require ETDs from their graduate students, institutions must ensure that these works will be at least as available and enduring as they were when libraries and archives preserved ...
The Serials Crisis and Open Access: A White Paper for the Virginia Tech Commission on Research
This white paper offers an introduction to open access as well as a look at its current development. The open access movement is an attempt to free scholarly communication from restrictions on access, control, and cost, ...