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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Announcing open textbook Strategic Management

Blog written by Anita Walz, with Sarah Mease. Strategic Management (2020) is a 343-page open textbook designed to introduce key topics and themes of strategic management to undergraduate students in a senior capstone course. The book is published by Virginia … Continue reading
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An Update on the Proposed Open Access Policy at Virginia Tech

The proposed open access policy at Virginia Tech has recently changed in two important ways. First, as a result of meetings with University Counsel, the working group will propose adding language to the university’s existing Policy on Intellectual Property, No. … Continue reading
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An Update on the Proposed Open Access Policy at Virginia Tech

The proposed open access policy at Virginia Tech has recently changed in two important ways. First, as a result of meetings with University Counsel, the working group will propose adding language to the university’s existing Policy on Intellectual Property, No. … Continue reading
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New Resources Acquired in FY20

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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A Big Deal Update

This Open@VT blogpost is part of an ongoing series on Virginia Tech’s pending negotiations with the scholarly publishing giant Elsevier. Virginia Tech is one of seven research universities in the Commonwealth of Virginia that negotiates collectively with Elsevier and other … Continue reading
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Special Collections and University Archives Closure

For the safety of our staff and researchers with concerns about COVID-19, the Special Collections and University Archives reading room is closed to the public effective March 18, 2020. Details about our closing and how you can reach us are posted on the new location of this blog, which was recently moved: https://scuablog.lib.vt.edu/2020/03/18/special-collections-and-university-archives-closure/.
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