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Albatross: Rolling on a sea of data
Big deals and journal package incentives are an increasing reality for academic libraries, yet the solutions for evaluating these package scenarios in a timely, cost-effective manner are few. The proliferation of these ...
A Tale of Two [Open] Textbooks
Successful creation and adaptation of open textbooks relies on mastery of multiple parallel processes: analysis of market gaps and needs, author communication and negotiation, copyright/open licensing practices, funding ...
Revising the Bottom Line: Advocacy and Adding Value for Students
Invited presentation to the 2016 Textbook Affordability Conference at University of California, Davis. #2016TAC
Academic Libraries: How do we put it all together, become agile, and adapt?
(Virginia Tech, 2018-11-07)
Blazing a Trail for Literacy Exploration Through Design Thinking
As learners navigate increasingly complex information wilds and explore new forms of creation, libraries are discussing and supporting a variety of literacies, including data, invention, health, information, media, visual, ...
An Investigation of ETDs as Prior Publications: Findings from the 2011 NDLTD Publishers' Survey
(14th International Symposium on ETDs, 2011-09)
Do publishers and editors of scholarly journals view theses and dissertations that are readily available on the Internet and through convenient Web browsers as prior publications? This has been a topic of discussion for ...
Navigating Support for Digital Projects: A Suggested Workflow for Non-Traditional Publications
Presentation to the 2019 Library Publishing Forum.
Using a Library Learning Object Repository to Empower Teaching Excellence for Distance Students
In 2015, in response to the findings of an online learning needs assessment, two librarians and a web developer began creating a library learning object repository. This repository would ensure that distance learners were ...
Auditing an Institutional Data Repository With Respect to the CoreTrustSeal Certification Requirements
J. Petters presented how Curation Services in Virginia Tech University Libraries used the CoreTrustSeal repository certification requirements to conduct a self audit of their institutional data repository VTechData. This ...
Leveraging Affordances of OER -- or Not? Faculty Reported Uses and OER Awareness Regarding an Introductory Level Open Textbook for Business
Two of the most transformational aspects of open educational resources are the affordances to tweak, customize, and adapt existing content to fit a specific context -- and to freely share adapted versions publicly so that ...