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A UWS Case for 200-Style Memento Negotiations
(IEEE Technical Committee on Digital Libraries, 2015-10)
Uninterruptible web service (UWS) is a web archiving application that handles server errors using the most recently archived representation of the requested web resource. The application is developed as an Apache module. ...
The Impact of Targeted Data Management Training for Field Research Projects - A Case Study
We present a joint effort at Virginia Tech between a research group in the Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation and Data Services in the University Libraries to improve data management for long-term ecological field ...
Implementing a Writing Course in an Online RN-BSN Program
(Wolters Kluwer, 2014)
Scholarly writing is an essential skill for nurses to communicate new research and evidence. Written communication directly relates to patient safety and quality of care. However, few online RN-BSN programs integrate writing ...
The Prevalence and Practices of Academic Library Journal Clubs
(The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 2011-03-04)
Increased mention of journal clubs in the library literature and the recent creation of clubs at the authors' institutions sparked curiosity about how widespread they are in academic libraries. An online survey announced ...
A Survey of Batch Cataloging Practices and Problems
(Technical Services Quarterly, 2011-12-01)
Groups of bibliographic records are added to library catalogs with increasing frequency. Batch cataloging requires knowledge of bulk record transfer as well as current cataloging standards. While more efficient than ...
Digital Libraries for Biodiversity and Natural History Collections
(American Society for Information Science and Technology, 2010-10)
This panel aims to discuss the importance of creating digital libraries for biodiversity and natural history collections, the state of the art in terms of standards, best practices and the challenges that natural history ...
Promoting Universal Knowledge for All: Open Access Week 2012 at Virginia Tech
(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.
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 ...
Deconstructing the collaborative impact: Article and author characteristics that influence citation count
It is well known that collaborative papers tend to receive more citations than solo-authored papers. Here we try to identify the subtle factors of this collaborative effect by analyzing metadata and citation counts for ...
In the Highways and Hedges: Library Support for OER Adoption Efforts at Higher Education Institutions across Virginia
A growing number of Virginia higher education libraries are involved in supporting and leading Open Educational Resources (OER) adoption efforts. Statewide, OER initiatives include a unique blend of administrative, grassroots ...