Author Archives: Virginia (Ginny) Pannabecker

About Virginia (Ginny) Pannabecker

I am a Health, Life Sciences, and Scholarly Communication Librarian at Virginia Tech where I work with students, staff, and faculty in Life and Health Sciences, and provide training on and support for Scholarly Communication. My work experience includes over fifteen years in academic libraries. My research interests include: effective teaching methods for adult learners; motivators and barriers to adoption of open research and open publishing practices; and effective tools and methods for cross-institutional research project collaboration.

Open Science Prize Entries Show the Power of Open Content and Data – Vote for Your Favorite by Jan 6, 2017!

The Open Science Prize, encourages experimentation with open content and open data to enable discoveries that improve health and push research forward. Six finalist projects address: FDA Trials; Emerging diseases; Mental and neurological disease modeling; Open Neuroimaging data; Rare disease research; and … Continue reading

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Celebrate Fair Use Week with the University Libraries at VT – Feb. 22-26!

The University Libraries are excited to announce our first annual Fair Use Week celebration! Starting on Monday February 22nd, Fair Use Week is an event to “celebrate the important doctrines of fair use in the United States and fair dealing … Continue reading

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