Open Doors for Research, Learning, and Creativity: the Second Iteration of DAGSS

Dr. Lorena Barba

On October 26 and 27, the University Libraries and Pamplin College of Business will team up with the College of Engineering for the second iteration of the Destination Areas Global Speaker Series (DAGSS). The speakers in these events are invited to campus to inspire faculty researchers in Virginia Tech’s Destination Areas to approach challenging topics… 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 »

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 »

Perma.cc Preserves Both Web Pages and Citation Integrity

Citing web pages just got a lot easier.   The University Libraries are now a registrar for Perma.cc, a service that provides web page archiving for research purposes. As its official website states, “Websites change, go away, and get taken down. When linked citations lead to broken, blank, altered, or even malicious pages, that’s called… Read more »

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 »

Undergraduates: reserve your spot for the Advanced Research Skills program!

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The Advanced Research Skills program will introduce you to undergraduate research and opportunities available on campus. You’ll practice high-level research skills, such as managing data, using citation managers, and giving poster presentations, that will prepare you for undergraduate research. You can expect to gain confidence in your research skills as well as an understanding of… 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 »