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  • Tell Your Story: Find and Distinguish your Online Scholarly Presence Date: Thursday, November 19, 2020
    Time: 10:00am - 11:15am
    Presenter: Rachel Miles
    Location: Online

     In this session, you will be introduced to essential researcher profiles, such as ORCID iD, that are crucial to ensuring you get all the credit you deserve for all your scholarly works. You will dive into researcher profiles and other useful scholarly tools to learn how to improve your scholarly presence and boost the impact of your work. This interactive session will also cover a suite of research impact metrics, such as citation-based metrics and altmetrics, and how to accurately and properly track and assess your impact and engagement in academic and public spheres. Live demos and how-to guides will be provided during and after the session.

    Workshop slides available at

    To receive PDN credit for this course, enroll at 

    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.

  • Comunidad Book Club Date: Saturday, November 21, 2020
    Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Location: Online

    Si usted es un individuo con una discapacidad y desea un alojamiento, favor de enviar un correo electrónico a al menos 10 días laborales antes del evento.

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


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.