Tag Archives: 9. Classes & Workshops

Dr Lorena Barba Speaks from the Heart

Dr. Barba visited Virginia Tech last October, 2017, for a series of 3 speaking events. This post is about the third event. “Gender and Diversity in Engineering” Student Feedback Forwarded from Susan Arnold-Christian, Associate Director – Center for the Enhancement of Engineering Diversity at Virginia Tech, College of Engineering Lorena’s third event was not only […] Continue reading

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IFLA 2017 Serials and Other Continuing Resources (SOCRS) Section Report

(Photograph above) Presenters at the SOCRS program are (left to right): Ming-Yueh Tsay (Graduate Institute of Library, Information and Archival Studies, National Chengchi University, Taiwan, Republic of China), Robin Kear (University of Pittsburgh, United States), Stacy Konkiel (Altmetric LLP, United States), Shima Moradi (National Research Institute for Science Policy, Iran, Islamic Republic of), Afsaneh Teymourikhani […] Continue reading

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IFLA in America: Friendly Columbus, Ohio

(Photo above) Presenters at the Serials and other Continuing Resources program are (left to right) Sofie Wennström, Stockholm University Library; Anjana H. Bhatt, Florida Gulf Coast University; Clément Oury, ISSN International Centre; Gayle R.Y.C. Chan, University of Hong Kong Libraries; and Gaëlle Béquet, ISSN International Centre. IFLA 2016 Serials and Other Continuing Resources Section Report: Program […] Continue reading

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Virginia Tech / Cape Peninsula University of Technology Exchange Program: Second Call for Proposals

Call for Proposals, Second Year Virginia Tech (VT) University Libraries and Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) Libraries Library Faculty and Staff Exchange Program Grants APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 31, 2016 Funding Period: Fall or Spring semesters, 2016/2017 academic year. Preference given to research projects in the months of November 2016 or February 2017 (in order to make use of the […] Continue reading

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Samantha Winn presents in Spanish at the “Itinerant Archivists” Project in Ecuador

“Behind me is Quito’s historic center down Calle Garcia Moreno,” Sam writes, pictured above on the Quito city tour bus. “Far in the distance behind me is El Panecillo where the massive Virgen de Quito statue stands.” Sam is the second recipient of the University Libraries’ International Travel Supplementary Fund Sam was a participant of the pilot program for the […] Continue reading

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LANDSCAPES OF CHINA: VT in China 2016 travels across China to far-flung vineyards, studies business, language, and culture

University Libraries invites Dept. of Geography and Pamplin College of Business to team up to tackle the academic challenges at VT’s elite Chinese strategic partner of five years, the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) in Hefei, Anhui Province, China, for Education Abroad in Summer I, 2016   The next info sessions are this coming Wednesday, November 18, […] Continue reading

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Joanne Presents on South Africa, the Cape Peninsula University of Technology, and her Libraries’ Vision

  It was a busy week for CPUT’s Wellington Campus Head Librarian Joanne Arendse! Continue reading

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International Travel Supplementary Funding from the University Libraries at Virginia Tech

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS THIS FUNDING PERIOD:  March 2015– August 23, 2015 PURPOSE OF UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL SUPPLEMENTARY FUNDING The University Libraries is providing funding to strengthen the internationalization of the library and librarianship. The funding will be used to enable library staff and faculty to supplement available LFA, LSA, or departmental funds, and/or funding […] Continue reading

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Virginia Tech in China 2015 Summer II Course: July 5–Aug. 12

VTIC CLASSROOM VISITS AND INFORMATION SESSIONS WEEKS OF FEBRUARY 9th–20th • NEW DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: FEB. 25, 2015 • INFO SESSIONS: o MONDAY FEB. 16, 5—7 pm in room 421 Major Williams o TUESDAY FEB. 17, all day (9 am—5 pm) in room 100X Newman Library o FRIDAY FEB. 20, 11 am—1 pm in room […] Continue reading

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Opening Knowledge to Global Communities

Life Science and Scholarly Communication Librarian Virginia “Ginny” Pannabecker presents Open Educational Resources (OER) poster at VT’s 2015 Advancing Diversity Workshop The twelfth annual Advancing Diversity at Virginia Tech workshop was held on Monday, January 12, 2015, at the Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center. A large contingent of VT University Librarians attended, […] Continue reading

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