Recent Submissions

  • VLA Writing Academy 

    Pannabecker, Virginia; Burns, Brian; LaParo, Susan; Sofge, Robin; DiPilato, Renee (2016-10-26)
    The Virginia Libraries Editorial Board invites participants from all types of libraries or library degree programs to this hands-on Writing Academy session. Join us for a discussion of writing goals, the writing process, ...
  • Text and Data Mining for Systematic Reviews: Investigating Trends to Update Collaboration Services 

    Pannabecker, Virginia (2016-09-27)
    When discussing project planning for systematic reviews and meta-analyses with faculty and graduate students, librarians sometimes hear wistful inquiries about automated approaches. Systematic reviews (SRs) require management, ...
  • Instructional methods used by health sciences librarians to teach evidence-based practice (EBP): a systematic review 

    Swanberg, Stephanie M.; Dennison, Carolyn Ching; Farrell, Alison; Machel, Viola; Marton, Christine; O'Brien, Kelly K.; Pannabecker, Virginia; Thuna, Mindy; Holyoke, Assako Nitta (Medical Library Association, 2016-07)
    BACKGROUND: Librarians often teach evidence-based practice (EBP) within health sciences curricula. It is not known what teaching methods are most effective. METHODS: A systematic review of the literature was conducted ...
  • Is It a Fair Use? Celebrating Fair Use Week to Promote Critical Thinking about Copyrights 

    Pannabecker, Virginia; Walz, Anita; Sebek, Robert; Fralin, Scott; Gilbertson, Keith (2016-05-18)
    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 ...
  • Behind the Scenes of the Fair Use Week Exhibit - How We Made Our Copyright Decisions 

    Pannabecker, Virginia; Sebek, Robert; Walz, Anita; Fralin, Scott; Gilbertson, Keith (2016-02)
    This workshop was created for a general audience, with an expectation of most being students, staff, or faculty in a higher education environment. *This workshop was developed with United States copyright law in mind. ...
  • Is It a Fair Use? A Hands-On Discussion 

    Pannabecker, Virginia; Walz, Anita (2016-02)
    This workshop was provided for instructors, researchers, and library employees; in-person and online, as well as being open to the general public (in-person and online) during Fair Use Week 2016. In each workshop session, ...
  • Celebrate Fair Use Week - Event Toolkit 

    Pannabecker, Virginia; Walz, Anita; Sebek, Robert; Fralin, Scott; Gilbertson, Keith (2016-02)
    In Fall 2015, the Open Knowledge Committee of Virginia Tech’s University Libraries decided to participate in Fair Use Week 2016. This was our first time participating. We put a call out and gathered a planning group. Our ...
  • Open Access Discussion Session - Psychology Graduate Course 

    Pannabecker, Virginia (2016)
    This OER Package includes a description, lesson plan, and materials for a discussion session addressing: Why are open research practices, open access, and author rights important to Psychology graduate students? How might ...
  • Preconference: Introduction to Open Educational Resources (OER) for Libraries 

    Walz, Anita; DeLaurenti, Kathleen; Cassidy, Tara; Fair, Stephanie; McCulley, Lucretia; Yeager, Joy; Pannabecker, Virginia (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 ...
  • How Do Electronic Laboratory Notebooks Inspire Researchers? 

    Pannabecker, Virginia (2015-10)
    OBJECTIVES: This research poster explores if and how electronic laboratory notebook (ELN) platforms include features that may facilitate researchers in: collaborating; incorporating research literature in laboratory ...
  • Implementing a Writing Course in an Online RN-BSN Program 

    Stevens, Carol J.; D’Angelo, Barbara; Rennell, Nathalie; Muzyka, Diann; Pannabecker, Virginia; Maid, Barry (Wolters Kluwer, 2014)
    Scholarly writing is an essential skill for nurses to communicate new research and evidence. Written communication directly relates to patient safety and quality of care. However, few online RN-BSN programs integrate writing ...
  • The Flipped Classroom: Student-Driven Library Research Sessions for Nutrition Education 

    Pannabecker, Virginia; Barroso, Cristina S.; Lehmann, Jessica (Taylor & Francis Online, 2014-12)
    This article reports on the use of a flipped classroom technique to teach library research skills to upper-level undergraduate nutrition students. A public university Health Sciences librarian and two Nutrition faculty ...
  • Flipping for Health: Hands-On Library Research Sessions 

    Pannabecker, Virginia; Barroso, Cristina S.; Lehmann, Jessica (2014-10-30)
    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 ...
  • Creative Convergence: Conducting a Systematic Review Project Through Cross-Institutional, Distance Collaboration 

    Pannabecker, Virginia; Ching Dennison, Carolyn; Farrell, Alison; Gore, Genevieve; Holyoke, Assako; Machel, Viola; Marton, Christine; O'Brien, Kelly; Swanberg, Stephanie; Thuna, Mindy (2014-10-30)
    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 ...
  • Integrating the Library into Online and Distance Learning Environments 

    Pannabecker, Virginia (2014-10-30)
    An overview of library roles in distance and online education based on examples from two higher education universities.
  • Optimize Access to Your Published Research: Author Rights for Life & Health Sciences 

    Pannabecker, Virginia (2014-10-27)
    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 ...