Announcing Open Textbook: Aerodynamics and Aircraft Performance

The University Libraries at Virginia Tech in collaboration with Dr. James F. Marchman, III, Emeritus Professor of Aerospace Engineering at Virginia Tech are pleased to announce publication of open textbook, Aerodynamics and Aircraft Performance, 3rd edition.  Aerodynamics and Aircraft Performance, … Continue reading
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Change in Operations

August 2021 Update: Beginning August 9, 2021, Special Collections and University Archives will be open Monday-Friday from 8am to 5pm Appointments will not be required, but strongly encouraged (**see below) Appointments can be made by visiting the SCUA Seat Reservation page (instructions are included on this page) Virtual reference help remains available at specref@vt.edu or by phone at 540-231-6308 Newman …

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New Resources for FY21

Collection Management works to build unique and dynamic collections of national significance to support all areas of scholarship at Virginia Tech. We regularly assess usage of our resources as we seek to maximize the value of our subscriptions and reflect … Continue reading
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New DEI Content from VIVA

Thanks to generous support from SCHEV’s Fund for Excellence and Innovation, VIVA has added several important new collections that help support Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. VIVA recently purchased two collections from Gale: The first is a collection of primary source … Continue reading
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Announcing open textbook “Introduction to Biosystems Engineering”

– Contributed by Ann Brown In February 2021, The University Libraries’ Virginia Tech Publishing and the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) published “Introduction to Biosystems Engineering” an open textbook for university-level introductory courses in biosystems engineering. Written by an international … Continue reading
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TOME at Virginia Tech: A Progress Report

In 2017 Virginia Tech joined eleven other American universities in the launch of a 5-year pilot project called TOME (Toward an Open Monograph Ecosystem)—a bold new effort to change the landscape of scholarly book publishing. TOME is sponsored by the Association … Continue reading
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Streaming Media through VIVA

Thanks to CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Funds provided to support online and remote education, the statewide library consortium VIVA has added several new streaming media collections. Together, these sources bring many tens of thousands of new online videos, significantly expanding … Continue reading
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Announcing open textbook Fundamentals of Business, third edition

Virginia Tech Publishing and the Pamplin College of Business are pleased to announce the publication of Fundamentals of Business, third edition. This peer-reviewed open textbook is free to read and download online. Print editions are also available via print-on-demand. Fundamentals of … Continue reading
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