The Open Science Framework is now at Virginia Tech!

The Open Science Framework is now at Virginia Tech! This is cool because you, or anyone you know, will be able to see all VT-affiliated public projects on the special VT-OSF landing page.   In the future, you’ll be able to pull data from VTechData into the OSF, and maybe even push OSF data into… Read more »

Learn more about DJing and fair use at #VTDITC

Digging in the Crates: Hip Hop Studies at Virginia Tech - Intro to DJing & Fair Use. Feb 16, Newman Library 1st floor Multipurpose Room, 7-9 p.m.

Hip Hop Studies at Virginia Tech + the University Libraries present Digging in the Crates! Thursday, February 16 from 7-9 p.m.   Virginia Tech students Dylan Holliday and Alayna Carey, along with Craig Arthur, Teaching and Learning Engagement Librarian, will lead a presentation addressing the intersection of DJing and fair use.   Next, we’ll have… Read more »

Celebrate Virginia Tech’s authors with us on February 27!

Save the Date for VT Authors Recognition event on February 27, 2017, 4:30-8 p.m. Newman Library Multipurpose Room

The 12th annual VT Authors Recognition event will be on Monday, February 27, 2017. Please join us in celebrating Virginia Tech authors who published books over the past year and RSVP at bit.ly/VTAuthors2017.   Each year, the University Libraries hosts the VT Authors Recognition event to celebrate those at the university who have published books… 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 »

10 Cocktails from Special Collections to Celebrate Graduation

A picture of a cocktail.

In honor of the class of 2016’s graduation, we did some digging through a collection in Special Collections to find the perfect celebratory cocktails for our newest Hokie alumni. The collection we pulled from is part of a bartending manual from 1935 and a recipe book from 1944 from a Los Angeles-based bartending school. The drinks… Read more »