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Multi-tenancy Cloud Access and Preservation
Virginia Tech Libraries has developed a cloud-native, microservervices-based digital libraries platform to consolidate diverse access and preservation infrastructure into a set of flexible, independent microservices in ...
Keep calm and cairn on: Improving learning objects with guided feedback through usability testing
These slides are from a workshop about usability testing for learning objects given at LOEX 2019. Additional documents can be found at http://bit.ly/UsabilityVT.
Model Language for Research Data Management Policies
(Association of Southeastern Research Libraries; Southeastern Universities Research Association, 2013-01)
This proposal was drafted by a Working Group of the ASERL/SURA Research Data Coordinating Committee. The purpose of this document is to provide model language for universities to consider when drafting policy to support ...
Harnessing Altmetric Data for Translational Research & Community Development: A Case Study
As a land grant university, Virginia Tech has long prioritized cooperative partnerships with regional organizations, delivering translational research to local populations via the work of their Extension Agents and Specialists ...
ETD Celebrates 20th Anniversary
(Virginia Tech, 2016-06-16)
A summary of how and why Virginia Tech became the first university to mandate Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETD) for graduate students.
Engaging Second Language Learners Using the MUSIC Model of Motivation
The overall aim of this article is to explain how the MUSIC Model of Motivation can be applied to L2 instruction in a manner that is consistent with positive psychology, which emphasizes individuals’ strengths and the ...
What We Talk about When We Talk about Soil Health
(American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America, 2018-11-01)
Despite a nationwide emphasis on improving soil health in the United States, current measurement protocols have little consistency. To survey assessment practices, we conducted a meta-analysis of cover crop (n = 86) and ...
University Libraries Progress Report 2018
This progress report contains University Libraries accomplishments and highlights, which took place in the 2017-2018 fiscal year.
ETDs in the 21st Century
Electronic theses/dissertations (ETDs) have been required at higher education institutions for twenty years. Although numerous goals have been realized, the majority of ETDs have not been transformed into new media.
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, ...