New Open Textbook: Cardiovascular Pathophysiology for Pre-Clinical Students by Andrew Binks

Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Virginia Tech Publishing are pleased to announce publication of a new open textbook by Andrew Binks, titled, Cardiovascular Pathophysiology for Pre-Clinical Students. Cardiovascular Pathophysiology for Pre-Clinical Students (https://doi.org/10.21061/cardiovascularpathophysiology) is an undergraduate medical-level resource … Continue reading
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New Open Textbook: Aerospace Structures

Virginia Tech’s Kevin T. Crofton Department of Aerospace and Ocean Engineering and Virginia Tech Publishing are pleased to announce publication of a new open textbook by Eric Raymond Johnson, Ph.D., titled, Aerospace Structures. Aerospace Structures (https://doi.org/10.21061/AerospaceStructures) is a 600+ page … Continue reading
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Happy Pie Die (3/14)!

It’s March 14, and that can only mean one thing: It’s Pie Day! (3.14… and all that). While you may not know it, librarians and archivists, in addition to enjoying food ourselves and managing food collections, can get equally caught up in MAKING food. This year, a bunch of us just might be making pies …

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Happy Pie Day (3/14)!

It’s March 14, and that can only mean one thing: It’s Pie Day! (3.14… and all that). While you may not know it, librarians and archivists, in addition to enjoying food ourselves and managing food collections, can get equally caught up in MAKING food. This year, a bunch of us just might be making pies …

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New open textbook: Teaching in the University: Learning from Graduate Students and Early Career Faculty

by Max Esterhuizen with Anita Walz and Donna Westfall-Rudd New book helps instructors increase the effectiveness of teaching diverse groups of students. The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and Virginia Tech Publishing have released a new open textbook titled … Continue reading
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Announcing New Open Textbook: Neuroscience for Pre-Clinical Students

Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Virginia Tech Publishing are pleased to announce the second open textbook publication in a series, Neuroscience for Pre-Clinical Students, by Renée LeClair, Ph.D. Neuroscience for Pre-Clinical Students (https://doi.org/10.21061/neuroscience) is a USMLE-aligned text  designed for … Continue reading
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Betty Crocker at 100

2021 is the 100th Anniversary of Betty Crocker! Here at Special Collections and University Archives, we have over a hundred books and pamphlets throughout the years from this iconic company. While these are a sampling of our wide collection, here are a few books that SCUA staff find interesting. Betty Crocker’s Cooky Book Featuring over …

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Betty Crocker at 100

2021 is the 100th Anniversary of Betty Crocker! Here at Special Collections and University Archives, we have over a hundred books and pamphlets throughout the years from this iconic company. While these are a sampling of our wide collection, here are a few books that SCUA staff find interesting. Betty Crocker’s Cooky Book Featuring over …

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Announcing New Open Textbook: Cell Biology, Genetics, and Biochemistry for Pre-Clinical Students by Renee LeClair

Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Virginia Tech Publishing are pleased to announce publication of a new open textbook by Renée LeClair, Ph.D., titled, Cell Biology, Genetics, and Biochemistry for Pre-Clinical Students. Cell Biology, Genetics, and Biochemistry for Pre-Clinical … Continue reading
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A New Author Rights Benefit (a.k.a. Open Access Policy) at Virginia Tech

On March 22, 2021, an open access policy was passed by Virginia Tech’s Board of Visitors, an achievement that was years in the making. The new policy might be better named an author rights benefit, since the policy retains rights … Continue reading
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