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  1. 1. Virginia Tech Libraries: Strategic Directions Tyler Walters Dean, University Libraries 1
  2. 2. VT’s Mission is our Mission… • Discovery and dissemination of new knowledge are central to its mission… • University creates, conveys, and applies knowledge… Why? • expand personal growth and opportunity, • advance social and community development, • foster economic competitiveness, • improve quality of life
  3. 3. The Libraries are integral to the lifecycle of information Promote Create & & re-use produce Manage & Disseminate preserve Process Use, Product integrate
  4. 4. Research Library as Table: The Four Legs Library programs center on: • Teaching, Learning & Literacies • Learning Spaces • Collections Access • Research and Curation
  5. 5. WHAT DO STUDENTS PRODUCE TODAY? HOW DO STUDENTS GAIN THESE SKILLS? WHAT SPACES ,TOOLS, TRAINING DO THEY NEED? •Developing websites • Editing videos • Painting, drawing, sketching • Constructing 3D models • Coding algorithms Complex & • Writing business plans diverse range of • Presenting survey findings assignments • Manipulating data courtesy of Brian Mathews
  6. 6. PROBLEM- SERVICE BASED LEARNING LEARNING DIGITAL MEDIA TECHNOLOGY BEYOND INFORMATION LITERACY LITERACY LITERACY VISUAL SCHOLARLY LITERACY COMMUNICATION CULTURAL DATA LITERACY & LITERACY MANAGEMENT GLOBAL CRITICAL CITIZENSHIP THINKING courtesy of Brian Mathews
  7. 7. Learning Spaces Information services in a mixed environment: • Writing Center • Communications Lab • Media production studio… and more
  8. 8. Study Zones
  9. 9. Group Study Zones & Media Production Studios
  10. 10. Presentation Zones
  11. 11. Getting You Information: Collections Access Move to electronic… • Shared collections • New discovery systems • Demand-driven acquisition • Mobile devices • Book delivery service • Print on demand services
  12. 12. Research and Curation: Digital Repositories • Scholarship • Reports • Research data • Multimedia / Learning objects • Archival, images • Audio/Video 12 http://vtechworks.lib.vt.edu
  13. 13. Research Data: Planning & Management Library Perspective: 1. A primary source: available to support, advance research 2. Extension of scholarly pubs: linked data to articles, papers Challenges to Researchers: • Policies: Need data mgmt. plans • Need data curation tools, interoperable technologies • Lack of best practices • Researcher – Library – IT Partnerships
  14. 14. Scholarly Communication Systemic Collaborations Needed: • Create, manage, & use information resources in new, different ways Digital Publishing & Production • eJournals / eBooks • eConference proceedings • Digital Humanities projects Libraries, Academic Units, Scholarly • Web sites Societies, etc. • Virtual community 14 environments
  15. 15. Thank you… Tyler Walters Dean, University Libraries Virginia Tech 540-231-5595 tyler.walters@vt.edu tywalters1 (Skype) 15

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  1. 1. Virginia Tech Libraries: Strategic Directions Tyler Walters Dean, University Libraries 1
  2. 2. VT’s Mission is our Mission… • Discovery and dissemination of new knowledge are central to its mission… • University creates, conveys, and applies knowledge… Why? • expand personal growth and opportunity, • advance social and community development, • foster economic competitiveness, • improve quality of life
  3. 3. The Libraries are integral to the lifecycle of information Promote Create & & re-use produce Manage & Disseminate preserve Process Use, Product integrate
  4. 4. Research Library as Table: The Four Legs Library programs center on: • Teaching, Learning & Literacies • Learning Spaces • Collections Access • Research and Curation
  5. 5. WHAT DO STUDENTS PRODUCE TODAY? HOW DO STUDENTS GAIN THESE SKILLS? WHAT SPACES ,TOOLS, TRAINING DO THEY NEED? •Developing websites • Editing videos • Painting, drawing, sketching • Constructing 3D models • Coding algorithms Complex & • Writing business plans diverse range of • Presenting survey findings assignments • Manipulating data courtesy of Brian Mathews
  6. 6. PROBLEM- SERVICE BASED LEARNING LEARNING DIGITAL MEDIA TECHNOLOGY BEYOND INFORMATION LITERACY LITERACY LITERACY VISUAL SCHOLARLY LITERACY COMMUNICATION CULTURAL DATA LITERACY & LITERACY MANAGEMENT GLOBAL CRITICAL CITIZENSHIP THINKING courtesy of Brian Mathews
  7. 7. Learning Spaces Information services in a mixed environment: • Writing Center • Communications Lab • Media production studio… and more
  8. 8. Study Zones
  9. 9. Group Study Zones & Media Production Studios
  10. 10. Presentation Zones
  11. 11. Getting You Information: Collections Access Move to electronic… • Shared collections • New discovery systems • Demand-driven acquisition • Mobile devices • Book delivery service • Print on demand services
  12. 12. Research and Curation: Digital Repositories • Scholarship • Reports • Research data • Multimedia / Learning objects • Archival, images • Audio/Video 12 http://vtechworks.lib.vt.edu
  13. 13. Research Data: Planning & Management Library Perspective: 1. A primary source: available to support, advance research 2. Extension of scholarly pubs: linked data to articles, papers Challenges to Researchers: • Policies: Need data mgmt. plans • Need data curation tools, interoperable technologies • Lack of best practices • Researcher – Library – IT Partnerships
  14. 14. Scholarly Communication Systemic Collaborations Needed: • Create, manage, & use information resources in new, different ways Digital Publishing & Production • eJournals / eBooks • eConference proceedings • Digital Humanities projects Libraries, Academic Units, Scholarly • Web sites Societies, etc. • Virtual community 14 environments
  15. 15. Thank you… Tyler Walters Dean, University Libraries Virginia Tech 540-231-5595 tyler.walters@vt.edu tywalters1 (Skype) 15

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