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Building a Balanced Portfolio: Investing in TAs and Other Contingent Faculty
This presentation explores approaches for collaborating with course instructors to move beyond the one-shot workshop, using library engagement with first year writing at a large university as a case study. With increasing ...
Academic Libraries: How do we put it all together, become agile, and adapt?
(Virginia Tech, 2018-11-07)
Reaching Over the Fence: Building Partnerships With New Teaching Neighbors
As more contingent faculty, graduate teaching assistants, and other new instructors move into the instructional neighborhood, librarians face a familiar challenge: collaborating with teaching and learning partners who may ...
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, ...
“Dallying with the Black Bottle:” Typing, Talking, Tippling, and Cocktail History Outreach
Presentation description: Archivist Kira A. Dietz will talk about using historical cocktail tastings as creative outreach to educate the library and campus community about Virginia Tech Special Collections' History of the ...
Middle-Where? Preservation as Negotiation for Workflow Integration
(Virginia Tech, 2018-09-26)
At Virginia Tech University Libraries (VTUL), our unit, Digital Imaging and Preservation Services (DI&PS), is a newly formed team whose goal is to establish a fully integrated digital curation system that encompasses data ...
An Open Textbook Approach to OER: VIVA & the Open Textbook Network
In the Spring of 2016, VIVA joined the Open Textbook Network (OTN) -- a growing collaboration of schools, universities, and institutions that promotes access, affordability, and student success through the use of open ...
Moving the Needle: Libraries Embracing a Culture of Open
The presentation "Moving the Needle: Libraries Embracing a Culture of Open" was invited by the SCHEV (State Council of Higher Education for Virginia) Library Advisory Committee. (Membership: http://surveys.schev.edu/Admi ...
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) ...