Tag Archives: University Libraries at Virginia Tech

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 Structu… Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 Guideboo… 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 ed… Continue reading

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Announcing open textbook “Introduction to Biosystems Engineering”

– Contributed by Ann Brown In February 2021, The University Libraries’ Virginia Tech Publishing and the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) published “Introduction to Biosystems Engineering” an open textbook fo… Continue reading

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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 As… 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… Continue reading

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University of California v. Elsevier: Why It Matters to Virginia

On February 28 the University of California announced that it was terminating all of its journal subscriptions with the scholarly publishing giant Elsevier. The news sent shock waves throughout the world of higher education—not just in America but glob… Continue reading

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OpenCon 2018: Open Space for Critical Discussion

As part of Open Access Week, the University Libraries and the Graduate School offered a travel scholarship to OpenCon 2018, a conference for early career researchers on open access, open data, and open educational resources. From a pool of many …… Continue reading

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