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Open Education Symposium 2019 Keynote: Improving Access, Affordability, and Achievement with OER
(Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2019-03-04)
Despite the transformative power that technology has had in a whole range of businesses, the history of technology use in education over the last 100 years paints a rather bleak picture of the extent to which digital tools, ...
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 ...
Using Undergraduates to Improve the Library
As Virginia Tech University Libraries transition public spaces to more user-focused, service oriented, collaborative spaces, we found it imperative to determine how students use available space, and to develop methods of ...
Optimizing the Field Through a Curriculum Mapping Initiative
This presentation shares a new model of curriculum mapping to demonstrate how library instruction programs can make connections between high profile campus initiatives and library instruction. While this model was designed ...
Student, teacher, and partner: Understanding and supporting the many roles of graduate teaching assistants
As instructors for many core undergraduate courses, graduate teaching assistants (GTAs) are important university library partners in learning and information literacy. But as novice teachers and budding scholars themselves, ...
ETDs and the Publishing Landscape
As an increasing number of electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) are available on the Internet, there seems to be an increase in concern about how publishers and editors of books and journals view these works, with ...
$150,000 Available to Publish Open Access Articles: VT’s OPEN ACCESS SUBVENTION FUND
(Virginia Tech, 2017-12-05)
Course Description If you're writing an article for a scholarly journal, Virginia Tech Libraries will support the Article Publishing Charge (APC) of up to $1500 for publication in an open access (OA) journal. The fund ...
Textbook Town Hall: A Panel Discussion About Textbook Prices
(Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2018-03-16)
Virginia Tech Student Government Association (VTSGA) led this Textbook Town Hall to hear from students regarding issues and solutions related to textbooks and other learning resources.
Big Data Text Summarization: Using Deep Learning to Summarize Theses and Dissertations
(Virginia Tech, 2018-12-05)
Team 16 in the fall 2018 course "CS 4984/5984 Big Data Text Summarization," in partnership with the University Libraries and the Digital Library Research Laboratory, prepared a corpus of electronic theses and dissertations ...
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 ...