Tag Archives: 7. Emails from Abroad

Keith, our Librarian in South Africa

Our “Marooned Librarian” Hokie in South Africa has written an informative and delightful blog post about his experiences and work since his arrival May 2nd. Here’s an excerpt that will make you feel like you are there with him: It is approaching winter here and the daylight hours are short, but the weather has been […] Continue reading

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Letter from Kyrgyzstan: Anita Walz, Fulbright Scholar/Librarian

Fulbright Specialist serves as consultant in Open Education (OE) and Open Educational Resources (OER) Anita Walz, Virginia Tech’s Scholarly Communication Librarian for Copyright and Open Educational Resources, was  invited to serve as a Fulbright Specialist for two weeks at the American University of Central Asia (AUCA) in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. She’s on her way home today! Anita worked […] Continue reading

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“I felt the rains down in Africa”

ROBERT SEBEK: VT’S FIRST EXCHANGE LIBRARIAN TO SOUTH AFRICA’S CAPE PENINSULA UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY News from our man in South Africa! Robert reports that he has “…met wonderful people in the library– Janine has gone over a lot of her instruction program–things I will share when I come back. I’ll be sitting in a class […] Continue reading

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Email from Beijing

I sent the following email to my education abroad students, who were studying for exams in Hefei, to pump them up for the following week’s excursion to the great city of Beijing. From: Hover, Paul Sent: Monday, July 30, 2012 1:56 AM To: (Students of Virginia Tech in China Summer II Course 2012) Subject: Preparing(…) Continue reading

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