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    • Evaluating Cost of Cloud Execution in a Data Repository 

      Xie, Zhiwu; Chen, Yinlin; Speer, Julie; Walters, Tyler (ACM, 2016-06)
      In this paper, we utilize a set of controlled experiments to benchmark the cost associated with the cloud execution of typical repository functions such as ingestion, fixity checking, and heavy data processing. We focus ...
    • Hubs and centers as transitional change strategy for library collaboration 

      Speer, Julie; Mathews, Brian; Walters, Tyler (International Association of Scientific and Technological University Libraries, 2013-04-18)
      Libraries of science and technology universities worldwide are adapting to a changing environment where cyberinfrastructure, eResearch, and new technology-intensive approaches to teaching and learning are transforming the ...
    • Library-as-Publisher: Capacity Building for the Library Publishing Subfield 

      Skinner, Katherine; Lippincott, Sarah; Speer, Julie; Walters, Tyler (Michigan Publishing, University of Michigan Library, 2014)
      This essay provides a brief history of publisher training and uses this context to think about how and where library publishers may engage in capacity building to inform and train this growing publishing subfield. Throughout ...
    • On-Demand Big Data Analysis in Digital Repositories 

      Xie, Zhiwu; Chen, Yinlin; Jiang, Tingting; Speer, Julie; Walters, Tyler; Tarazaga, Pablo Alberto; Kasarda, Mary (Springer International Publishing, 2015-12-18)
      We describe a use and reuse driven digital repository integrated with lightweight data analysis capabilities provided by the Docker framework. Using building sensor data collected from the Virginia Tech Goodwin Hall Living ...
    • Promoting Universal Knowledge for All: Open Access Week 2012 at Virginia Tech 

      Miller, Rebecca K.; Goldbeck DeBose, Kyrille; Hall, Nathan; Lindblad, Purdom; Scripa, Allison; Speer, Julie; Young, Philip (Virginia Libraries, 2013-06)
      This article describes the events and activities organized by the University Libraries for Virginia Tech's first Open Access Week celebration in 2012.
    • Towards Use And Reuse Driven Big Data Management 

      Xie, Zhiwu; Chen, Yinlin; Speer, Julie; Walters, Tyler; Tarazaga, Pablo Alberto; Kasarda, Mary (2015-06-03)
      We propose a use and reuse driven big data management approach that fuses the data repository and data processing capabilities in a co-located, public cloud. It answers to the urgent data management needs from the growing ...
    • VTechData: An Institutional Data Repository 

      Xie, Zhiwu; Speer, Julie; Chen, Yinlin; Jiang, Tingting; Brittle, Collin; Mather, Paul (2016-06-14)
      We introduce VTechData, a Sufia/Fedora based institutional repository specifically implemented to meet the needs of research data management at Virginia Tech. Despite the rapid maturity of Hydra and Fedora code bases, the ...