Digital Library and Archives
Digital Library and Archives Works with the university community to establish new resources and services and to preserve and provide access to unique (historical) resources.
Illustrated at http://scholar.lib.vt.edu
DLA staff 4 librarians – Jan Carlton, reference librarian – Tamara Kennelly, university archivist – Gail McMillan, director – Gerri Schaad, manuscripts curator 2 staff – Tony Atkins, programmer – Joyce Nester, library assistant – Eric Ackermann, lib. asst.--ed. leave
Electronic Journals http://scholar.lib.vt.edu/ejournals or faculty at Virginia Tech and elsewhere including MIT Press 20 active titles – Technology Education (6), Design Communication, Antiquities, Adolescent Literature (2), Hospitality Research; MIT: computer science, neurology, engineering 3 titles on the way – Pesticide Safety; Science, Technology and Human Values; Computer Science (OAS) 6 dead titles
Electronic Reserve http://scholar.lib.vt.edu/ereserve Online class materials – Reserve Desk 24/7 – ___# classes – ___# instructors
Electronic Theses/Dissertations http://scholar.lib.vt.edu/theses 2200 VT ETDs – Required since Jan. 1, 1997 – Library-based service • Students submit directly to library server • Programming, including Grad School needs • Users access • Archiving Assisting (60) universities worldwide to establish similar ETD procedures
VT ImageBase http://scholar.lib.vt.edu/imagebase 1996/97: Art History course slides 1997/98-1998/99: VIVA support to digitize unique, historical, regional materials – N&W photographic archives – As requested by users 1999/2000 – Civil War (Wallace Foundation) – As requested by users – Arts Inventory?
Special Collections http://spec.lib.vt.edu
Rare Books Manuscript Collections University Archives Available to the public through the Reading Room: Monday-Friday, 10 am 4:30 pm
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DLA in the ACITC Staff – 3 librarians, programmer Servers Students – Digital projects: ejournals, scanning historical materials for preservation and access