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    • Collaborative Batch Creation for Open Access E-Books: A Case Study 

      Young, Philip; Culbertson, Rebecca; McGrath, Kelley (Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, 2012-09-24)
      When the National Academies Press announced that more than 4,000 electronic books would be made freely available for download, many academic libraries expressed interest in obtaining MARC records for them. Using cataloging ...
    • Copyright in Scholarship & Instruction and an Open Access Primer 

      McMillan, Gail (Digital Library and Archives, 2012-02-06)
      Increase your understanding of US copyright law, particularly US Code Title 17, Sect. 106-108, and your appreciation of rights and responsibilities with regard to intellectual property issues that faculty and students ...
    • ETDs and Open Access: Understanding the Digital Landscape of Open Access in the Graduate School Arena 

      McMillan, Gail (2013-10-21)
      During this Open Access Week panel, Gail McMillan shared data from some of the ETD projects she has collaborated on, including the 2013 ETD base line survey of institutions and the 2011-2012 surveys of journal editors and ...
    • Introduction to Open Access 

      Young, Philip (2012-10-16)
      This is a general introduction to open access that describes the two roads to OA, self-archiving and publishing in an OA journal. Also covered are predatory publishers and the importance of open licensing. Library services ...
    • Introduction to Open Access & Copyright 

      Young, Philip; McMillan, Gail (2013-02-18)
      In this FDI (Faculty Development Institute) class at Virginia Tech, the goal is for attendees to gain a better understanding of Open Access--unrestricted access to scholarship, increase their mastery of their copyrights, ...
    • Introduction to Open Access and Copyright 

      Young, Philip; McMillan, Gail (2013-10-21)
      This presentation introduces open access and copyright and was given as part of Open Access Week 2013 at Virginia Tech.
    • Open Access 101 

      Young, Philip; McMillan, Gail (2012-10-17)
      This short course was provided to faculty, staff, and students during Open Access Week at Virginia Tech to help them (1) gain a better understanding of Open Access--unrestricted access to scholarship, (2) increase their ...
    • Open Access E-Books in Academic Libraries 

      Young, Philip; Stovall, Connie (Virginia Libraries Association Annual Conference, 2012-10-26)
      How are open access e-book collections identified and described? This presentation addresses the types of freely accessible electronic books, sources for them, and metadata workflows for adding them to the catalog. ...
    • Open Access Policy Summary 

      Young, Philip (2013-08-05)
      This is a five-minute statement advocating for a mandatory article archiving policy read to the Library Faculty Association at Virginia Tech prior to a vote among it, a voluntary policy, and no policy.
    • The Open Ethos and Academic Libraries 

      Young, Philip (2013-09-27)
      The philosophy of openness, or information sharing, has a long history but in recent years has gained unprecedented momentum (as well as criticism) in the online environment. This presentation examines specific opportunities ...
    • Scholarly Communication for FDI Track K, June 27, 2013, 10:30 am 

      McMillan, Gail (2013-06-27)
      Scholarly communication discussion topics for Track K (From Kindles to Open Access: The New Ecosystem of Digital Publishing) at Virginia Tech's Faculty Development Institute, June 27, 2013, 10:30 am.
    • Snagging Funds to Publish Your Articles: VT's Open Access Subvention Fund 

      McMillan, Gail (2013-10-22)
      Let your journal articles be openly accessible. Don't hide your research behind a pay-wall that only the well-endowed researchers can access. Learn about the cooperative venture between the Library, the Provost, and the ...