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Receive $1500 for Publishing Your Next Article: VT’s OPEN ACCESS SUBVENTION FUND
This Networked Learning Initiatives (NLI) hosted session on Oct. 22, 2014, was presented during Open Access Week to draw the Virginia Tech community’s attention to library initiatives that promote the need to change the ...
DLA: Who We Are and What We Do
ETDs and the Publishing Landscape
As an increasing number of electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) are available on the Internet, there seems to be an increase in concern about how publishers and editors of books and journals view these works, with ...
2013 NDLTD Survey of ETD Practices
Our intention with this survey was to overcome the lack of baseline data about ETDs. Surprisingly, while ETDs have been available for over 15 years, no one has systematically collected general data about ETDs or the graduate ...
Open Archives Initiative
This presentation, which was given at the annual meeting of the Society of Scholarly Publishing on June 1, 2000, describes the Open Archives Initiative (OAI), a protocol for exchanging content between digital repositories. ...
Content Selection, Preparation, and Management
(Educopia Institute, 2010)
Here is a set of best practices for policies regarding the selection, preparation, and management of digital content for preservation purposes. Though the authors draw upon PLNs (Private LOCKSS Networks) in their featured ...
Electronic Theses and Dissertations: Progress, Issues, and Prospects
(Center for Digital Discourse and Culture, Virginia Tech, 2009)
Do Open Access Electronic Theses and Dissertations Diminish Publishing Opportunities in the Social Sciences and Humanities?
(Association of College and Research Libraries, 2012-04)
An increasing number of higher education institutions worldwide are requiring submission of electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) by graduate students and are subsequently providing open access to these works in online ...
About the Virginia Tech April 16, 2007, Condolence Archives of the University Libraries (2007-2011)
This document describes the history of the April 16, 2007, Condolence Archives collection, including the efforts by staff and volunteers to archive the tens of thousands of items donated to the university in response to ...
The Role of Electronic Theses and Dissertations in Graduate Education
(Council of Graduate Schools, 1998-01)
In Spring and Summer of 1997 … news outlets, in their desire to report on controversy, largely missed the point of why it is desirable to produce theses and dissertations, and indeed many other publications, in electronic ...