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Upcoming Events

  • Comprehensive Searches for Literature Reviews Date: Monday, March 1, 2021
    Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm
    Presenter: Cozette Comer, Kiri DeBose, & Ginny Pannabecker
    Location: Online

    Conducting a comprehensive literature review can be overwhelming - but there are approaches and resources that can make this process easier. Join us for this 1.5 hour workshop where we’ll discuss approaches to identifying essential information sources (e.g., academic databases) and designing a comprehensive search strategy. While this systematic approach comes from evidence synthesis review methods, it is transferable to any literature review.

    If you want to recieve credit for this workshop, please sign up through PDN:

    If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please email at least 10 business days prior to the event.

    Check out the rest of the Evidence Synthesis Workshop Series!

  • Connecting the Opens: A Panel Discussion for the Future Professoriate Date: Monday, March 1, 2021
    Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location: Online

    Join the Future Professoriate class for the Open Education Week 2021 panel "Connecting the Opens" for an overview of open access, open education, and open data, followed by a panel of Virginia Tech faculty and Library faculty on their experiences with open education.

    If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please email during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

  • Digital Self-Care, Part 1: Dealing with Digital Burnout Date: Tuesday, March 2, 2021
    Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Presenter: Ana Corral, Kirsten Dean & Kelsey Hammer
    Location: Online

    Are you ever overwhelmed by notifications? All the negativity in your feed? Being a person in the digital age is hard, especially when we’re stuck inside using screens for everything. We’ll cover tips and tricks for staying physically and mentally healthy, setting boundaries, and more!

    Learning Outcomes:
    Identify personal learning needs and goals when engaging in digital environments
    Plan strategies to manage emotional and physical health in digital personal and professional settings

    Register here via our Student Success Center partners


Make information accessible

The University Libraries at Virginia Tech furthers the university’s dedication to being a global land-grant institution and serving faculty, students, and societies across the globe. The University Libraries supports the creation and publication of scholarship that is freely accessible to all — regardless of geographical location.

Engage with digital content

Learning, creating, and collaborating in the digital world is increasingly complex. Through digital literacy initiatives, University Libraries seeks to empower our community of learners and researchers as they navigate and participate in digital environments.

Showcase your best work

The ePortfolio Initiative supports the University’s mission to showcase students’ ability to be both leaders in specific disciplines while also cultivating transdisciplinary interests and skills, digital literacy and career competencies, aspirational values, and engagement in experiential and communal learning.