This community hosts many of the historical documents resulting from Virginia Tech Libraries' exploration beginning in the late 1980s of scholarly communications.

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  • American Homespun for the President's House: Ellen Axson Wilson and the Decoration of the Blue Mountain Room 

    Wilson, Kathleen Curtis (Woodrow Wilson House, 1998)

    An Exhibition Organized by the Woodrow Wilson House, A National Trust Historic Site, October 23, 1997 - April 20, 1998.

    As an artist and a southerner, Ellen Axson Wilson, the wife of the twenty-eighth president ...
  • Montgomery County Public Schools: Blacksburg High School: Facility Assessment 

    OWPR, Inc.; Montgomery County Public Schools (Virginia Tech, 2010-06-07)
    Following the collapse of the gymnasium at Blacksburg High School on February 20, 2010, Montgomery County Public Schools requested that Engineers from OWPR, Inc. conduct an assessment of the remaining Blacksburg High Shcool ...
  • Blacksburg High School: FORCON Report 

    Moncure, Henry W.; FORCON International (Virginia Tech, 2010-06-10)
    Per your request, FORCON traveled to the Insured’s property located at 520 Patrick Henry Drive in Blacksburg, Virginia, to investigate the origin and cause of the roof collapse. We also investigated the structural integrity ...
  • Digital Library and Archives Annual Report 2000/2001 

    McMillan, Gail (Virginia Tech Libraries, 2001)
  • Digital Library and Archives Annual Report 1999/2000 

    McMillan, Gail (Virginia Tech Libraries, 2000)
    Online access to information increasingly spans the gap between traditional and innovative resources that are the Digital Library and Archives. Changing our name from Scholarly Communications Project was not too difficult ...
  • Digital Library and Archives Annual Report 1998/1999 

    McMillan, Gail (Virginia Tech Libraries, 1999)
  • Digital Library and Archives 

    McMillan, Gail (Virginia Tech Libraries, 1999)
  • Scholarly Communications/Special Collections Department Annual Report: 1997/1998 

    McMillan, Gail (Virginia Tech, 1998)
    This fiscal year was a very full one for the department--we taught, we published, and we were particularly busy with outreach activities. Highlights include the establishment of important, attractive, and informative web ...
  • Scholarly Communications and Special Collections Annual Report for 1996/97 

    McMillan, Gail (Virginia Tech Libraries, 1997)

    Both units of this department focused on improving user access to unique materials or publications otherwise only available in paper. This lead not only to increased interaction with external library users, but also to ...

  • Scholarly Communications Project Annual Report for July 1, 1994 - June 30, 1995 

    McMillan, Gail (Virginia Tech Libraries, 1995)
  • Report of the Scholarly Communications Task Force 

    McMillan, Gail; Metz, Paul; Powell, James; Zarnosky, Maggie (Virginia Tech, 1994-05-10)
    This report was distributed at the May 12th meeting of the Library Administrative Council (LAC) and put on the agenda for discussion at its next meeting. On May 19, 1994 this report was discussed, many of the questions it ...
  • Online Course Materials: Electronic Reserve 

    Powell, James (Virginia Tech, 1996-09-11)
    Course Materials Online: Connecting the classroom with the library
  • Digital Images for the Virginia Tech Digital Library 

    McMillan, Gail; Burr, Annette; Worley, Gary (Virginia Tech, 1996-03-20)
    All images photographed or copied by a unit of Information Systems will be scanned and contributed to the Virginia Tech Digital Library. The digital images will be browsable and findable through word searching textual ...
  • Long-term Course Planning Scenario 

    Mosser, Dan (Virginia Tech, 1998-06)
    Dan Mosser teaches a course on History of the English Language (HEL). He has been developing this course over the last few years and is especially interested in multi-media resources, speech excerpts, speech analysis game, ...
  • Research Faculty Scenario 

    France, Robert (Virginia Tech, 1998-12-09)
    Dr. Charity Miller is a specialist in history of technology. Today she is beginning a new research project in the history of photography. Dr. Miller is technically adept, as one might guess from her specialty, and has ...
  • Web Caching 

    Powell, James (Virginia Tech, 1997-05-15)
    Web Caching: Questions and Answers
  • Digital Libraries and Software Agents 

    Powell, James (Virginia Tech, 1997)
    Digital libraries will need digital, or software, agents to perform many important tasks such as communication with the user, acquisition of new information and maintenance of the links to that information (assuming that ...
  • Survey of Four META-DATA Candidates 

    Powell, James (Virginia Tech, 1996-04-09)
    You would have a difficult time finding a resource in a digital library without consulting some type of database that contains descriptions of each resource. The information used to describe a book, journal, article or ...
  • Architecture Image Project 

    Powell, James (Virginia Tech, 1996-06-10)
    In the Spring of 1996, a group of Library faculty met with photographic services (the imaging group: Annette Burr, Gail McMillan, Gary Worley) to develop a plan to support the digitization, archiving, identification and ...