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    • Jean Carothers Robbins, 1929 - 2017 

      McMillan, Gail (Virginia Tech, 2018-04)
      Jean Robbins was the first chair of the Peacock-Harper Culinary History Advisory Board. At the April 6, 2018, luncheon this presentation celebrated some of Jean Robbins' accomplishments and contributions on the first ...
    • The NDLTD and a Brief History of ETDs 

      McMillan, Gail (2015-11-04)
      This is about the path that brought us to India and the 18th International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations.
    • Open Access 101 

      Young, Philip; McMillan, Gail (2012-10-17)
      This short course was provided to faculty, staff, and students during Open Access Week at Virginia Tech to help them (1) gain a better understanding of Open Access--unrestricted access to scholarship, (2) increase their ...
    • Open Access Week Library Survey (June 24, 2013) 

      McMillan, Gail (2013-06-11)
      Ten multiple-choice questions about what activities the library might sponsor during Open Access Week 2013
    • Open Access: Scholarly Communication 

      McMillan, Gail (2017-03-23)
      These slides were prepared for the Virginia Tech Graduate Student Assembly to introduce them to Open Access (OA) in general.
    • Open Archives Initiative 

      McMillan, Gail (2000-06-01)
      This presentation, which was given at the annual meeting of the Society of Scholarly Publishing on June 1, 2000, describes the Open Archives Initiative (OAI), a protocol for exchanging content between digital repositories. ...
    • PLN Members and the ARL Digital Preservation Survey Preliminary Findings 

      McMillan, Gail (2011-10-24)
      Because there is relatively little information gathered or reported about digital preservation practices and policies, we proposed and conducted the 1st Association of Research Libraries (ARL) SPEC survey on digital ...
    • Publishing Services from the Center for Digital Research and Scholarship 

      McMillan, Gail; Lawrence, Anne (2013-10-22)
      If you want to publish a journal or conference proceedings online, the library can help you. OJS, Open Journal Systems, and OCS, Open Conference Systems, are software and support that is available from the Center for Digital ...
    • Receive $1500 for Publishing Your Next Article: VT's Open Access Subvention Fund for NLI 2015 Open Access Week 

      McMillan, Gail (2015-10-21)
      If you're writing an article for a scholarly peer-reviewed journal, the university will give you $1500 to publish it in an open access journal. In this session we will review Virginia Tech's Open Access Subvention Fund ...
    • Receive $1500 for Publishing Your Next Article: VT’s OPEN ACCESS SUBVENTION FUND 

      McMillan, Gail (2014-10-24)
      This Networked Learning Initiatives (NLI) hosted session on Oct. 22, 2014, was presented during Open Access Week to draw the Virginia Tech community’s attention to library initiatives that promote the need to change the ...
    • Results of a Survey of Virginia Tech Graduates Whose Digital Theses and Dissertations Are Accessible Worldwide 

      Eaton, John L.; Fox, Edward A.; McMillan, Gail (Council of Graduate Schools, 2000-11)
      Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University's graduate students have submitted theses and dissertations as digital documents since the spring of 1997. In that time more than 2,800 digital documents have been submitted ...
    • The Role of Electronic Theses and Dissertations in Graduate Education 

      Eaton, John L.; McMillan, Gail; Fox, Edward A. (Council of Graduate Schools, 1998-01)
      In Spring and Summer of 1997 … news outlets, in their desire to report on controversy, largely missed the point of why it is desirable to produce theses and dissertations, and indeed many other publications, in electronic ...
    • Scholarly Communication for FDI Track K, June 27, 2013, 10:30 am 

      McMillan, Gail (2013-06-27)
      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.
    • Scholarly Publishing 

      McMillan, Gail (Virginia Tech Libraries, 2017-02-01)
      Presented Feb. 1, 2017, these slides were created to facilitate a discussion about many aspects of scholarly communication at the request of Dr. Patrick Miller for the PhD colloquium in the Architecture and Design Research ...
    • Snagging Funds to Publish Your Articles: VT's Open Access Subvention Fund 

      McMillan, Gail (2013-10-22)
      Let your journal articles be openly accessible. Don't hide your research behind a pay-wall that only the well-endowed researchers can access. Learn about the cooperative venture between the Library, the Provost, and the ...
    • SPEC Kit 353: Funding Article Processing Charges 

      McMillan, Gail; O'Brien, Leslie; Young, Philip (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 State of Scholarly Publishing 

      McMillan, Gail (2015-02-06)
      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 ...
    • Technical Processing of Electronic Journals 

      McMillan, Gail (Gale, 1992)
      Electronic journals portend tremendous advantages to libraries. Patron access is swift and sure; these journals are never missing from the shelves, and they need not be delayed for technical processing because they can be ...
    • Transforming Open Publishing Environments: VT Open Access Subvention Fund Awards at the Authors Recognition Event 2015 

      McMillan, Gail (Virginia Tech Libraries, 2015-02-24)
      VT faculty, staff, and students who received support to make their articles open access were acknowledged at the Feb. 24, 2015, annual Authors Recognition Day. Virginia Tech Libraries, in partnership with the Office ...