Recent Submissions

  • Elements and Altmetric at Virginia Tech: A Client Case Study 

    Troia, Lily; Pannabecker, Virginia (Virginia Tech, 2018-08-02)
    Presenters will discuss a use case that includes description of department workshops and results of those, development of individual reports, and use of Elements data to design reports with multiple identifiers or other aspects.
  • A Framework Tasting: Trying Out a New Vintage in Info Lit 

    Pannabecker, Virginia (Virginia Tech, 2015-05-12)
    Join your colleagues for a Conversation Starter and explore ways to apply the proposed ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education in course support. The proposed framework moves away from prescriptive, ...
  • RIS as Part of a Larger Environment of Systems 

    Ogier, Andrea; Pannabecker, Virginia; Layne, Margaret E. (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 ...
  • Master Health Literacy: A Participant-Focused Program in Development 

    Pasier, Michelle; Goldbeck DeBose, Kyrille; Pannabecker, Virginia (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) ...
  • Digging Deeper into Text and Data Mining 

    Haugen, Inga; Lener, Edward F.; Pannabecker, Virginia; Young, Philip (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, ...
  • Get Noticed - Managing your scholarly career in an age of metrics, social media, and open research 

    Walz, Anita R.; Pannabecker, Virginia; Young, Philip; Potter, Peter; McMillan, Gail (2017-06)
    This workshop is designed for busy faculty who want a jump start in developing new skills, mastering new tools, and learning new approaches related to sharing their work and extending their impact. As delivered in June ...
  • Library Support for Text and Data Mining: A Report for the University Libraries at Virginia Tech 

    Young, Philip; Haugen, Inga; Lener, Edward F.; Pannabecker, Virginia; Brittle, Collin (Virginia Tech, 2017-07-28)
    This report examines how the University Libraries at Virginia Tech have supported text and data mining in the past, and how academic libraries in general are providing support for it. The report looks at licensing content ...
  • Wherever You Are: Engaging Learning Experiences for Distance and Online Learners 

    Pannabecker, Virginia (Virginia Tech, 2017-05)
    This presentation formed one part of a 5-person panel presentation on Engaging Strategies to Teach Information Literacy to Distance Learners, sponsored by the Educational Media and Technologies Section of the Medical Library ...
  • Text and Data Mining Forum 

    Arrow, Tom; Ewing, E. Thomas; Fan, Weiguo (Patrick); Fox, Edward A.; House, Leanna; Huang, Bert; Pannabecker, Virginia
    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: ...
  • 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, ...
  • Native Voices: Native Peoples' Concepts of Health and Illness - Opening Ceremony 

    Cook, Samuel R.; de Hernandez, Anthony Wright; Pannabecker, Virginia; Winn, Samantha R.; Walters, Tyler O.; McVoy, Elizabeth (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2016-09-16)
    This is the opening ceremony for the Native Voices exhibit. The exhibit examines concepts of health and medicine among contemporary American Indian, Alaska native, and Native Hawai'ian people. The traveling exhibition, ...
  • Native voices: Native peoples' concepts of health and illness - Panel discussion 

    Bowers, Mike; Copeland, Nick; Ferguson, Victoria; Hester, Rebecca; Hey, Mae; Cook, Sam; Pannabecker, Virginia; Trinkle, David (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2016-09-20)
    This panel discussion was a joint effort between University Libraries, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, and American Indian Studies. Virginia Pannabecker, Health, Life Science, and Scholarly Communications ...
  • 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 R.; 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 R.; 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 R. (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 R.; 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 ...
  • Data Management Bootcamp 2016: Ginny Pannabecker 

    Pannabecker, Virginia
    Following a session on "Writing for Data Management," presentation attendees applied what they learned while playing a Data Management Bingo game to identify good and bad data management practices from sample data management ...
  • 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 ...

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