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(Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2018-11-07)
This discussion panel unpacks the political, economic, and social impacts of resilience. Panelists speak to resilience in the trade industry, climate change, the human body, and the commonalities between the three.
(Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2012-09)
Erika Meitner discusses her new book: Ideal Cities. This collection of autobiographical narrative and lyric poems explores the relationship between body and place—specifically the pleasures and dangers of women’s corporeal ...
Envisioning Socialism: Television and the Cold War in the German Democratic Republic
The next Visible Scholarship Initiative presentation is by Heather Gumbert (History) speaking on her recent book Envisioning Socialism: Television and the Cold War in the German Democratic Republic. Envisioning Socialism ...
Social Turing Tests: Crowdsourcing Sybil Detection
(Internet Society, 2013-02)
As popular tools for spreading spam and malware, Sybils (or fake accounts) pose a serious threat to online communities such as Online Social Networks (OSNs). Today, sophisticated attackers are creating realistic Sybils ...
Detecting Malicious Landing Pages in Malware Distribution Networks
Drive-by download attacks attempt to compromise a victim’s computer through browser vulnerabilities. Often they are launched from Malware Distribution Networks (MDNs) consisting of landing pages to attract traffic, ...
The Smart Commons: An Experiment in Sensor-Based Space Assessment of Learning Environments
The need for agile, technology-enhanced learning environments capable of meeting the evolving needs of students and researchers presents a unique opportunity to reimagine the design, creation, management, and assessment ...
Supporting Adaptive Brain and Behavior: The Abecedarian Approach to Social, Educational, and Health Disparities
(Virginia Tech, 2017-11-30)
This paper places the Abecedarian Approach in theoretical and historical context and reviews the results from 3 randomized controlled trials that have tested an experimental protocol designed to prevent cognitive disabilities ...
Partnership with Cultural and Community Centers, De-Centering Whiteness in Archives
(Virginia Tech, 2018-03-24)
This presentation provides an overview of community engagement activities conducted by Virginia Tech University Libraries in support of the Division of Student Affairs Cultural & Community Centers. The presentation was ...
Building Community Resilience and Supporting Vulnerable Populations: Social Networks and Community Capacity
(Institute for Society, Culture, and Environment, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, 2009-06-23)
Assessing Student Needs Through Discovery
Discovery Teams were created to boost the Library’s R&D effort. Annually, University Libraries at Virginia Tech will collectively explore a theme through hands-on experience. For Spring 2012 the topic was: The Learning ...