Meet the Faculty of the Digital Interactive Sound and Intermedia Studio

meet the makers - digital interactive sound and intermedia studio: march 13, 6 p.m. Newman Library Multipurpose Room

  The Virginia Tech School of Performing Arts incorporates contemporary technology with traditional performance idioms in the Digital Interactive Sound and Intermedia Studio (DISIS). DISIS is a state-of-the-art facility that uses new music technologies to improve quality of life as well as a pursuit of new forms of artistic expression.   Come out to the Newman… Read more »

Remarkable Women Throughout History: Snapshots from Special Collections

remarkable women throughout history: snapshots from special collections. March 1-31. Newman Library 2nd floor commons

    Starting on March 1 until March 31, the second floor of Newman Library will be home to the Remarkable Women Throughout History: Snapshots from Special Collections. The exhibit will use primary source materials from the University Libraries’ Special Collections to highlight the remarkable contributions women have made throughout history.       From… Read more »

Join us for the Big Data Science Workshop on January 12!

big data science workshop: January 12, 2017, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Newman Library Multipurpose Room

In an era of Big Data, reproducible research and efficient workflows become vitally important to the research process. How do researchers handle large datasets? What skills do graduate students need to become big data analysts? Join the University Libraries and Advanced Research Computing at Virginia Tech, and the Center for Open Science on January 12,… Read more »

VPI in WWI exhibit Nov. 7-11 in honor of Veterans Day

ROTC Company on Drillfield in 1918

In honor of Veterans Day, a digital photo exhibit in Newman Library will commemorate the lives of Virginia Polytechnic Institute (today called Virginia Tech) alumni who served in the First World War.   Exhibit: November 7-11, Newman Library 2nd floor entrance Reception and talks: Thursday, November 10, 11 a.m. Tour of the Corps of Cadets… Read more »

VT News: Open Access Week at Virginia Tech set for Oct. 24-30

Members of the university gather during Open Access Week to discuss its implications

At universities around the world, faculty, staff, and students require access to journals, databases, and datasets to produce research. Currently, this access often comes at a hefty price to university libraries — a price that many cannot afford.   Open Access Week, Oct. 24-30, is an international celebration of the benefits of open access. Virginia… Read more »

VT News: Women’s architecture organizations bring international congress to Washington and Blacksburg

In an unprecedented collaboration, the International Archive of Women in Architecture, a joint program of Virginia Tech’s School of Architecture + Design in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies and the University Libraries, will host the 18th Congress of The International Union of Women Architects, known as UIFA, July 26 – 31. The congress… Read more »