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Open Access Policy Summary
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.
Open Access 101
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 ...
Snagging Funds to Publish Your Articles: VT's Open Access Subvention Fund
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 ...
Introduction to Open Access and Copyright
This presentation introduces open access and copyright and was given as part of Open Access Week 2013 at Virginia Tech.
ETDs and Open Access: Understanding the Digital Landscape of Open Access in the Graduate School Arena
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 ...
Copyright in Scholarship & Instruction and an Open Access Primer
(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 ...
Introduction to Open Access
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 ...
Collaborative Batch Creation for Open Access E-Books: A Case Study
(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 ...
Open Access E-Books in Academic Libraries
(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. ...
The Open Ethos and Academic Libraries
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 ...