New Data Transformation Studio Makes its Debut

The University Libraries is excited to announce the recent launch of our new Data Transformation Studio. Located in Room 3010 of Newman Library, the space is equipped with technology and expertise to support students concerned with research replication.   The DT Studio provides a test-bed environment for working through forensic recovery processes, specifically aimed at… Read more »

University Libraries-led Team wins $95k IMLS Grant

A team led by Nathan Hall, Associate Director of Digital Imaging and Preservation Services at Virginia Tech University Libraries, was awarded an Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) National Leadership Grant in support of 3D visualization and virtual reality (VR) technologies.   The $95,024 grant will allow for a series of three national forums… Read more »

Digital Rights Management: Ebooks for Everyone Part 2

Researchers now have access to over one million ebooks from the University Libraries. Ebooks are an amazing resource that are available to the entire Virginia Tech community. To celebrate this landmark achievement, here is Part 2 of a new series titled “Ebooks for Everyone.”   Just as print books come in various editions, printings, and… Read more »

Explore New Spaces at the Studios Open House

Mark your calendars: on October 3, the University Libraries will offer an interactive showcase of its new collaboration and learning spaces. Highlighting a suite of new library studios—which includes spaces for 3D printing, data visualization, interdisciplinary collaboration, and multimedia production—the event will include self-guided tours, presentations, activities, exhibits, and free snacks and prizes.    … Read more »

Open Education Initiative Faculty Grants Support Innovation, Access, and Learning

Virginia Tech University Libraries welcome submissions for 2017/2018 Open Education Initiative Faculty Grants. This is the second year for the program, which utilizes grant funding and a curated network of project support representatives to encourage faculty use, creation, and adaption of openly-licensed information resources to support student learning.   Four winning projects will receive up… Read more »

One Million Ebooks and Counting: Ebooks For Everyone Part 1

  Researchers now have access to over one million ebooks from the University Libraries. Ebooks are an amazing resource that are available to the entire Virginia Tech community. To celebrate this landmark achievement, here is Part 1 of a new series titled “Ebooks for Everyone.”   While the University Libraries may physically change to meet… Read more »