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Preconference: Introduction to Open Educational Resources (OER) for Libraries
(Virginia Tech, 2015-10-21)
This presentation was given as a preconference session at the Virginia Library Association Annual Conference 2015. Librarians of all types can benefit from learning about the Open Educational Resources movement: what ...
Text and Data Mining Forum
This panel discussion was part of Open Data Week 2017 at Virginia Tech. Panelists discussed opportunities and challenges related to text and data mining, with a focus on research purposes and information access. Panelists: ...
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) ...
Is It a Fair Use? Celebrating Fair Use Week to Promote Critical Thinking about Copyrights
Have you ever been asked, “Can I use this?” in reference to an article, book, image, or other copyrightable work intended for a course, publication, or professional training? This lightning talk presents one university ...
Digging Deeper into Text and Data Mining
(Virginia Tech, 2017-10)
Text and data mining (TDM) approaches are increasingly used for research in a variety of disciplines to create, explore, and analyze large datasets. This presentation explores opportunities for library support for TDM, ...
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 ...
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 ...
Integrating the Library into Online and Distance Learning Environments
An overview of library roles in distance and online education based on examples from two higher education universities.
RIS as Part of a Larger Environment of Systems
(Virginia Tech, 2017-08-16)
In 2011, Virginia Tech Libraries launched a DSpace-based institutional repository service called VTechWorks. In 2012, the Libraries began to explore integration of the repository with the university’s Electronic Faculty ...
Creative Convergence: Conducting a Systematic Review Project Through Cross-Institutional, Distance Collaboration
Objective: To reflect on a cross-institutional systematic review project: What are effective collaboration methods for geographically dispersed research teams? Methods: Conduct a scoping literature review on effective ...