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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 ...
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Scientific Utopia: Improving the Openness and Reproducibility of Research
Scientific Utopia: Improving the Openness and Reproducibility of Research An academic scientist’s professional success depends on publishing. Publishing norms emphasize novel, positive results. As such, disciplinary ...
Raising OER Awareness: VT Libraries and Beyond
This presentation highlights the first year of exploration into a possible Open Educational Resources (OER) initiative at the University Libraries, Virginia Tech. Key messages to convey while raising OER awareness include: ...
Optimize Access to Your Published Research: Author Rights for Life & Health Sciences
As VT Life Sciences & Health Sciences faculty, researchers, and graduate students, your work is geared towards addressing questions, problems, and discoveries that are important to Virginia communities, and to our global ...
To Boldly Go: First-year exploration of OER Initiatives
Presented at the Virginia Libraries Association Annual Conference. Open Educational Resources present opportunities for teaching faculty to save students thousands of dollars in textbook costs. This session describes the ...
Flipping for Health: Hands-On Library Research Sessions
In Spring 2014, a health sciences librarian planned five library research sessions for undergraduate and graduate courses, using the flipped classroom method. This lightning talk will summarize sessions and present example ...
Get Creative (and stay legal): Copyright Compliance with Creative Commons and Open Educational Resources
This presentation provides an overview of open licensing within the context of copyright-related questions, most frequently: "Can I use it?" The presentation reviews copyright basics, introduces faculty to open licensing ...
Choices by Design: Finding and Using Openly Licensed Resources
Many people find it difficult to know what they can and cannot use in public or other presentations because of Copyright law. When someone is flexible regarding the exact image or figure they want to use, finding and using ...
Receive $1500 for Publishing Your Next Article: VT’s OPEN ACCESS SUBVENTION FUND
This Networked Learning Initiatives (NLI) hosted session on Oct. 22, 2014, was presented during Open Access Week to draw the Virginia Tech community’s attention to library initiatives that promote the need to change the ...