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Artstor provides high quality images of visual media like paintings, photographs, architecture, sculpture, decorative arts, and other forms of visual culture. It provides tools to create, manage, and present collections of images. Prehistoric times-present.
While Artstor has traditionally supported academics in art history, architecture, and design fields, it has a breadth of content to support a range of disciplines.
Led by: Anita Walz, Open Education and Online Learning Environments Librarian
9 a.m. - noon, Tuesday, October 13, 2015
The Inn at Virginia Tech: Duck Pond Room
Register in advance through the Center for Instructional Development and Educational Research (CIDER)
The University Libraries and University ADA Services have joined forces to bring The Ability Exhibit to campus from October 1 – 7 in Newman Library. The opening reception will be held on October 1, from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., in the second floor commons area at the library. All students, employees, and community members are invited to attend the exhibit and the reception. Registration by Sept. 15 is preferred for the reception.
Last spring, we removed access to library resources through the VPN to stay in compliance with contracts with these resources' vendors. Remote access to databases, ejournals, ebooks, and more was only available through Off Campus Sign In.
The university has now reconfigured the VPN so that everything is in full compliance with our licenses. The library has worked with publishers to reinstate VPN use.
This database is on trial through December 31, 2015. Henry Stewart Talks provides access to over 1,500 online seminar-style talks for biochemistry, cancer, neurobiology, genetics, and more. Each seminar talk includes options for linking or embedding, as a whole talk, or as one or more customized segments based on start/end times. Please provide feedback on this trial.
The University Libraries would like to welcome new students to Virginia Tech: freshmen, transfer students, and new graduate students. We have a lot of services and resources to offer you during your career here at Virginia Tech. Here are some tips and frequently asked questions (and answers!) for new students.
Faculty have several options to have library materials delivered (not to mention the enormous amount of materials available online in your office, classroom, home, or travelling).
A wealth of academic information and data is published every day. Keeping up with all these new publications can be a daunting task. At one time, librarians regularly flipped through new journal issues, comparing contents against index cards submitted by faculty listing areas of interest and typing up bibliographies of potential matches. Now alerting services (also called current awareness services) can provide such lists automatically. Alerts can be sent from publishers, article-indexing databases, or third parties that combines these sources.
Course Reserves are a means to set aside materials for a class in the library branch of your choice (Newman, Art + Architecture, NVC Resource Center, or Vet Med). These materials have a limited loan period (1 week, 2 days, 2 hours) to ensure access during the time they are on reserve. Materials can include library-owned books, videos, and other items, photocopies, or your personal copies of books and videos. We can also link to online resources like ebooks or articles so that all your required readings appear together on your reserve page.
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