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Open Access Dissemination Challenges: A Case Study
This paper explores dissemination, broadly considered, of an open access (OA) database as part of a librarian-faculty collaboration currently in progress. Metadata optimization for cataloging, repository submission, and ...
Student Publishing: An Open, Global Learning Module
(Dean's Forum on Global Engagement, Virginia Tech, 2014-03-27)
The University Libraries is contributing a learning module on student publishing to the international course “Open Knowledge”, organized by the Public Knowledge Project. The course, scheduled to begin in September 2014, ...
Get Noticed - Managing your scholarly career in an age of metrics, social media, and open research
This workshop is designed for busy faculty who want a jump start in developing new skills, mastering new tools, and learning new approaches related to sharing their work and extending their impact. As delivered in June ...
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, ...
Collaborative Batch Creation for Open Access E-Books: A Case Study
(Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, 2012-09-24)
When the National Academies Press announced that more than 4,000 electronic books would be made freely available for download, many academic libraries expressed interest in obtaining MARC records for them. Using cataloging ...
The Prevalence and Practices of Academic Library Journal Clubs
(The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 2011-03-04)
Increased mention of journal clubs in the library literature and the recent creation of clubs at the authors' institutions sparked curiosity about how widespread they are in academic libraries. An online survey announced ...