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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It’s National Pumpkin Month!

October is National Pumpkin Month! If you are not sick of pumpkin flavored everything by now, how about you try your hand at a few pumpkin recipes from the stacks here at Special Collections and University Archives. Recipe 1 – Pompkin If you are feeling slightly adventurous, try out one of the earliest ways to …

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It’s National Pumpkin Month!

October is National Pumpkin Month! If you are not sick of pumpkin flavored everything by now, how about you try your hand at a few pumpkin recipes from the stacks here at Special Collections and University Archives. Recipe 1 – Pompkin If you are feeling slightly adventurous, try out one of the earliest ways to …

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Launch Event for Storytelling on Screen: An Online Playback Theatre Archive and Guidebook

Virginia Tech School of Performing Arts and Virginia Tech Publishing are happy to announce publication of Storytelling on Screen: An Online Playback Theatre Archive and Guidebook.  Storytelling on Screen: An Online Playback Theatre Archive and Guidebook is an open education … Continue reading
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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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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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