Recent Submissions

  • Is It a Fair Use? A Hands-On Discussion 

    Pannabecker, Virginia; Walz, Anita R. (2016-02)
    This workshop was provided for instructors, researchers, and library employees; in-person and online, as well as being open to the general public (in-person and online) during Fair Use Week 2016. In each workshop session, ...
  • Preconference: Introduction to Open Educational Resources (OER) for Libraries 

    Walz, Anita R.; DeLaurenti, Kathleen; Cassidy, Tara; Fair, Stephanie; McCulley, Lucretia; Yeager, Joy; Pannabecker, Virginia (Virginia Tech, 2015-10-21)
    This presentation was given as a preconference session at the Virginia Library Association Annual Conference 2015. Librarians of all types can benefit from learning about the Open Educational Resources movement: what ...
  • Unpacking Creative Commons Licenses 

    Walz, Anita R. (2014)
    This editable resource is a 1-page handout explaining the six different Creative Commons licenses, their symbols, full names, and what users may, must, and must not do according to the terms of the licenses. This resource ...
  • Open Education Week Panel Discussion 

    Doolittle, Peter; Hart, Heath; Hartman, Greg; Seyam, Mohammed; Walz, Anita R. (Virginia Tech, 2015-02-25)
    Introduction by Julie Speer, Associate Dean for Research & Informatics. Open remarks by Anita Walz, Assessment, Open Education & Online Learning Environments Librarian. Mohammed Seyam discusses the value of openly licensed ...
  • Get creative (and stay legal): Copyright compliance with Open Licensing, Creative Commons, and Open Educational Resources 

    Walz, Anita R. (Virginia Tech, 2015-02-24)
    Are you looking for materials that you can freely use, modify, and share without having to navigate copyright questions? Do you want to “avoid reinventing the wheel” in developing appropriate instructional materials? Do ...
  • Social Interaction around Electronic Resources: Making eReserves Social 

    Walz, Anita R.; Gilbert, Charla (2014-05-20)
    A presentation of systems that track and give access to annotation in PDFs and e-books, providing online discussion opportunities.
  • Exploring Innovative & Open Educational Resources 

    Shaffer, Clifford; Jantzen, Benjamin C.; Mahin, Bruce; Walz, Anita R. (2014-04-08)
    Panelists include: Dr. Clifford Shaffer, Professor of Computer Science, Virginia Tech Dr. Benjamin Jantzen, Asst. Professor Philosophy, Virginia Tech Dr. Bruce Mahin, Professor of Composition and Music Theory, Radford ...