16 Works

Samvera Connect 2021 Hyku Projects Panel: In the Community and In the Wild

Ellen Ramsey, Ilkay Holt, Amanda Hurford & Jenny Basford
Leads from Hyku projects in various stages (active implementation, nearing launch, and ramping up) joined for a lively session at Samvera Connect 2021 (online). We started with brief updates on work done in 2021 across our projects on prioritizing community features. Included was discussion about what works in local installations, what works (and doesn’t) when contributing code back to the community core, and how we collaborate across projects in formal (shared Hyku Roadmap, meetings, documentation)...

Copyright and CC Licenses for OER: What Every Librarian Should Know

Brandon Butler
Slides for a 60 minute session (with Q&A) introducing librarians to the intersection between Open Educational Resources and copyright, and how Creative Commons licenses can resolve the apparent conflict between them.

DOIng more with Hyrax

Chris Colvard
A lightning talk (seven minute) presentation given at Samvera Connect 2020 On-line described thus: Hyrax-doi is a new Hyrax plugin that provides tooling for working with DOIs including model attributes, minting, and fetching descriptive metadata. This presentation will give a quick tour of the features and how to use it in hopes of sparking conversation about how to improve it and its integration with Hyrax. This is part of the Advancing Hyku project's work on...

Apartments and Gasoline

Madeline Gonzalez
How one corner parcel in Locust Grove, Charlottesville can reveal the history of an entire area. The changing uses of the corner of Gillespie Ave. and High St. directly reflects the history of an evolving and developing Charlottesville, from a rural farming area into an integrated suburban city space. By delving into the history of this specific lot, this project argues that a general geographic history of an area can be gleamed from a very...

Samvera Connect 2021 Lightning Talk with Demo: Author Profile Syncing with ORCID in Hyku

Paul Danelli & Elisa Pettinelli Barrett
Presented at Samvera Connect 2021 (online), this short demo of the integration between the Author profile (in Hyku) and ORCID was developed as part of the Advancing Hyku project. The integration allows repository depositors and authors to establish and control synchronization of works between the repository and ORCID. Based on the chosen settings within the author profile (always synch, ask before manually synching individual works, do not synch), when a work is deposited using the...

Copyright and CC Licenses for OER: What Every Faculty Member Should Know

Brandon Butler
Slides for a 60 minute session (with Q&A) introducing faculty to the intersection between Open Educational Resources and copyright, and how Creative Commons licenses can resolve the apparent conflict between them.

Affordability and Equity: A program supporting the use of OER

Judith Thomas & Bethany Mickel
The Affordability and Equity grant program, sponsored by the Jefferson Trust and offered by the University of Virginia Library, provides support to faculty who want to adopt, adapt, or create open educational resources (OER). OER are teaching, learning, and research resources that reside in the public domain or have been released under an intellectual property license that permits their free use and re-purposing by others. Open resources have the potential to provide equitable access to...

Property Edges/ Common Thresholds

Leah Kahler
The landscape of the Locust Grove neighborhood in Charlottesville, Virginia is defined by edges, boundaries, and thresholds that take shape in planting patterns. Some edges are created by meticulously maintained shrubs, while others take shape through sprawling urban wilds. The construction of these edges have broad implications for how the landscape is experienced, by guiding or hindering movement and visibility. In addition, particular plant species communicate values and are tied to histories of the global...

Authors’ Rights: Use the Law, Share Your Scholarship, Change the World

Brandon Butler
Slides for a ~1hour overview of copyright issues for academic authors, covering these topics: Copyright Basics Using 3rd Party Material in Your Writing (Figures!) Copyright provisions in a publishing agreement Things to think about Publishing and Dissertations Changing the World Resources

Research Information Costs at the University of Virginia

Brandon Butler & John Unsworth
The Big Deal journal bundles that the UVA Library acquires from commercial publishing vendors are on an unsustainable path. To fix this, the Library and faculty need to communicate more consistently about the cost and value of these resources, so that we can bring our spending under control and into line with the priorities of our research community. This presentation lays out some basic facts about the cost of research materials, the trajectory of those...

Finding & Evaluating OER - Faculty Presentation - Fall 2021

Bethany Mickel & Judith Thomas
Slide deck of a workshop discussing the landscape of open educational resources (OER) with an emphasis on strategies for finding and evaluating materials for specific disciplines and needs.

Advancing Hyku Year Two Update: Samvera Virtual Connect

Ellen Ramsey, Brian Hole & Ilkay Holt
Year Two project update for the Advancing Hyku collaborative project, which aims to support the growth of green open access through institutional repositories. The deliverables of the project are to introduce significant structural improvements and new features to the Samvera Community's Hyku platform. The project partners are University of Virginia Library, Ubiquity Press and the British Library, with funding from Arcadia, a charitable fund of philanthropists Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin. The project began October...

Academic Publishing: State of Play (2021)

Brandon Butler
A very quick overview of the challenges and opportunities in academic publishing today, focused on articles and journals, from a Library point of view. Presented as a 5-minute lightning talk to help kick off a meeting of faculty allies interested in helping to shape the future of scholarly publishing at UVA, in partnership with the Library.

When Copyright Ends (or Never Was): Understanding the Public Domain

Brandon Butler & Greg Cram
Presentation given as part of Lyrasis copyright education series for cultural heritage institutions. Learning objectives—Students will be able to: • Identify relevant facts and law to asses when copyright protection begins • Identify whether a given work is or is not encumbered by copyright • Apply basic rules and standards for copyright eligibility to examples based on real-world situations • Apply basic rules to measure the duration of copyright, including the important threshold question of...

Introduction to Open Educational Resources

Judith Thomas
This presentation offers an overview of open educational resources, covering such topics as: the meaning and purpose of OER; the legal framework for the creation and dissemination of open content; the impact of open resources on affordability and student success, and the challenges and opportunities of using OER in the classroom

Open Pedagogy - Faculty Presentation - Fall 2021

Bethany Mickel & Judith Thomas
Slide deck for Presentation for Faculty - Fall 2021 You may have heard the term ‘open pedagogy,’ but what does it actually mean? How does it relate to the open educational resources (OER)? In this workshop, we’ll examine examples of how some faculty are applying this high-impact approach to creating a more active and inclusive classroom.

Registration Year

  • 2021

Resource Types

  • Event


  • University of Virginia