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ETDs and Open Access: Understanding the Digital Landscape of Open Access in the Graduate School Arena
McMillan presented data from the 2013 ETD base line survey of institutions and the 2011-2012 surveys of journal editors and university press directors about their ETD policies.
The State of Scholarly Publishing
These slides were presented to two groups of faculty at the University of Richmond following an invitation from Lucretia McCulley to lead a presentation and discussion on the current state of scholarly publishing "to educate ...
What Is Open Access?
(Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2018-03-29)
This presentation is an introduction to open access, including a definition, the need for access, two ways to make research OA, advantages of OA and evidence of its increased impact. The presentation also covers online ...
SPEC Kit 353: Funding Article Processing Charges
(Association of Research Libraries, 2016-11-01)
This SPEC Kit explores the strategies that ARL member institutions are using to address article processing charges (APCs)—including how the funds are established and how they are handled (e.g., policies, applications, ...
The Serials Crisis and Open Access: A White Paper for the Virginia Tech Commission on Research
This white paper offers an introduction to open access as well as a look at its current development. The open access movement is an attempt to free scholarly communication from restrictions on access, control, and cost, ...
Opportunities for Changing Research Dissemination
This brief presentation covers the basics of scholarly communication and suggests potential actions by faculty authors, the university, and Faculty Senate. It was followed by an extensive Q&A though there was no subsequent ...
An Investigation of ETDs as Prior Publications: Findings from the 2011 NDLTD Publishers' Survey
(14th International Symposium on ETDs, 2011-09)
Do publishers and editors of scholarly journals view theses and dissertations that are readily available on the Internet and through convenient Web browsers as prior publications? This has been a topic of discussion for ...
ETDs@VT: Copyright--Your Rights and Responsibilities
(Virginia Tech. Graduate School, 2011-10-11)
Gail McMillan discusses copyright, permissions and representing other authors' works in your ETD. Recorded 18 October 2011 at the Graduate Life Center, Virginia Tech.
Open Access Dissemination Challenges: A Case Study
This paper explores dissemination, broadly considered, of an open access (OA) database as part of a librarian-faculty collaboration currently in progress. Metadata optimization for cataloging, repository submission, and ...
Research Access and Discovery in University News Releases: A Case Study
INTRODUCTION Many universities promote the peer-reviewed articles of their researchers in online news releases. However, access to the articles by the public can be limited, and information for locating articles is sometimes ...