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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 ...
Introduction to Open Access & Copyright
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, ...
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 ...
Scholarly Communication for FDI Track K, June 27, 2013, 10:30 am
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.
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 ...
Do Open Access Electronic Theses and Dissertations Diminish Publishing Opportunities in the Social Sciences and Humanities? Findings from a 2011 Survey of Academic Publishers
(Association of College and Research Libraries, 2013-07)
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 ...
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 Insitutional Repository's Role in Preserving Research Data
(Virginia Tech, 2012-07-25)
In recent years, many funding agencies have started to require long-term preservation and open access to research data. While most research universities have already run their own institutional repositories (IR), it's not ...
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 ...
Open Licensing for Library-Created Content: A Report for the University Libraries at Virginia Tech
(Virginia Tech, 2016-06-17)
Library Council, the governing body of the University Libraries at Virginia Tech, commissioned creation of a task force to identify problems and propose solutions regarding the sharing and reuse of content created by the ...