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Academic Preservation Trust Collection Development Policy, Version 1.0

Bradley Daigle & Robert German
The Academic Preservation Trust Collection Development Policy applies to all digital content and associated metadata deposited in the APTrust for long-term preservation. This policy does not address decisions on subject matter and content format chosen for deposit, which are solely determined by depositing members. This Policy establishes guidelines about the nature of digital content that may be placed in the APTrust repository.

Societal and Media Closeting of Mental Illness

Aaria Malhotra
This translation is an excerpt from Chapter 23: Societal and Media Closeting of Mental Illness, presented at The International Congress of Communication Ethics in Seville, Spain, in 2011. The excerpt discusses mental health, mental illness, and social taboos.

Driver Education for the Future of the Road Vehicle in the United States

Connor Greene
Road safety for passenger vehicles has been the focus of decades of research, legislation, and technological advancements, especially in the United States where cars are such a large part of the culture and infrastructure. Because everyone who drives uses public roadways, ensuring safety for all is critical on infrastructure as extensive as it is. This may seem like a self-explanatory statement but the United States has been a historically poor performer in road safety compared...

Introduction to Mindfulness Practice for College and University Students: an Instructor’s Manual and Syllabus

Samuel Green
There are doubtless many effective ways to teach an introductory mindfulness practice class in a college or university setting. This is one of them. Mindfulness practice can only be taught from one’s own experience. My experience, as a student and a teacher, has come mainly through the MBSR Program developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn and described in detail in Full Catastrophe Living. It is not my purpose to restate or summarize that work. Rather, I would...

Developing and Teaching a New Course on “Race Matters in Engineering and Technology

Rosalyn Berne
In response to the recent national outcry over racism in policing and other U.S. institutions, a new course on “Matters of Race in Engineering and Technology” was designed and taught by an engineering ethicist during the 2020-21 academic year, for undergraduate engineering students. This course explores sociotechnical systems underlying systemic racism, and considers the ethical culpability and moral responsibilities of the engineering profession and its professionals. This short presentation sums up the initial design and...

One-Stop Shopping with Search and Upload

Sherry Lake
The University of Virginia has three separate scholarly repositories (research repositories/non-Library collection). To help depositors, we created a landing page. http://libra.virginia.edu is one-stop link to deposit ETDs,Open Works and Datasets. For ease of discovery, all content from LibraETD, LibraOpen and LibraData is discoverable in our Library catalog (Blacklight). Each night the content from Sufia-Solr (and Dataverse Solr index) is sent to Virgo-Solr and re-indexed with all other Virgo-Solr content. “Access Online” links directly to the...

Digital Collecting in Times of Crisis: Survey and Toolkit

Kara McClurken
This is a slide presentation from the University of Virginia for the Catalyst Fund Webinar Series.

Assessment of Learning Modules Promoting Team Science Practices to the Translational Scientist

Bart Ragon, Belinda Hernandez, Wendy Novicoff, Morgan Given & Catherine Bradshaw
The integrated Translational Health Research Institute of Virginia (iTHRIV) created a series of self-paced learning modules focused on the science of team science, which included a variety of text and multimedia content. A preliminary assessment was conducted to determine the perceived value of six video team science Learning Shorts and to identify areas for improvement. Significant content revisions were completed based on respondent feedback. In March 2022, a focus group was held to solicit feedback...

Academic Preservation Trust Succession Policy, Version 1.0

Bradley Daigle & Robert German
This policy applies to all tangible assets owned or managed by the Academic Preservation Trust (APTrust), should any exist. It also applies to digital content owned and/or collected by Depositors but technically managed by AP Trust in its preservation storage environments. Succession protocols differ for these two types of assets. This Policy establishes a plan for orderly dissolution of the organization and for disposition of assets and of deposited digital content, should those steps ever...

Academic Preservation Trust Core Preservation Service Policy, Version 1.0

Bradley Daigle & Robert German
Academic Preservation Trust Core Preservation Service Policy policy sets out the current preservation-service components offered by the Academic Preservation Trust [APTrust] in its core, high-assurance preservation service. The policy applies to all content that members deposit into the APTrust environment via the tools and ingest policies set down in our basic operating principles. This policy is guided by the APTrust ​Mission Statement​. This policy outlines the core preservation activities that each depositor can expect to...

Information and Steps for LibraETD Deposit 2021

Sherry Lake
Slides and notes that walk a student through accessing, describing, uploading and submitting theses and dissertations using LibraETD. All steps and screen shots are current as of March 2021.

Digital Collecting in Times of Crisis

Kara McClurken
This is the slide presentation from the 2018 LYRASIS Leaders Summit documenting the University of Virginia Catalyst Fund project - Digital Collecting in Times of Crisis.

On the way to the community-owned infrastructures: Code contributions

Ilkay Holt & Ellen Ramsey
Community ownership over infrastructure is about who controls and maintains the building blocks of the environment for the given technology. Blog post looking into it in terms of Advancing Hyku’s approach to stated project deliverables.

Academic Preservation Trust Financial Sustainability and Business Principles and Practices

Bradley Daigle & Robert German
This document outlines the strategic, financial, and Service Principles for the Academic Preservation Trust (APTrust). It includes links to our budget reports, services and fees list, and succession policy. Finally, it discusses the financial practices and procedures for the consortium.

Media and the Night - Book of Abstracts

Jess Reia & Will Straw
Book of abstracts of the "Media and the Night" international conference (March 18-19, 2022). Livre de résumés du colloque international "Les médias et la nuit" (18-19 Mars, 2022).

Practices of Big Data and Data Science Researchers at the University of Virginia: An Ithaka S+R Local Report

Jennifer Huck & Jacalyn Huband
This poster includes select findings and the recommendations from an investigation of research practices of Big Data and Data Science Researchers at the University of Virginia (UVA). The study was conducted by a team of staff from the UVA Academic Library and UVA Research Computing (RC). Ithaka S+R, a not-for-profit research organization, oversaw this study, along with comparable studies at 20 other academic institutions. The goal of Ithaka S+R was to understand the resources and...

Andy Warhol Fdn., Inc. v. Lynn Goldsmith et al, Brief Of Amici Curiae Library Futures Institute, The Software Preservation Network, The Everylibrary Institute, The American Library Association, The Association Of College And Research Libraries, And The Association Of Research Libraries In Support Of Neither Party

Brandon Butler, Kyle Courtney & Juliya Ziskina
The Court’s decision in this case may bear directly on the interests of visual artists who rely on existing works as raw material for their own creations, but it could also affect far more. As the Court considers how to decide this case in light of its deep and recently reaffirmed commitment to a robust fair use doctrine, it should keep in mind the substantial progress enabled by its past decisions. In particular, it should...

Driving More Green Open Access: Advancing Hyku Project

Brian Hole
This poster was presented at the Library Publishing Forum, online May 6, 2020. It is part of a two-year award in the amount of $1,000,000 from Arcadia—a charitable fund of philanthropists Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin—in support of the “Advancing Hyku: Open Source Institutional Repository Platform Development” project. Through this project, the University of Virginia and its partner institutions—Ubiquity Press and the British Library—are supporting the growth of open access through institutional repositories. Working with...

Advancing Hyku: Year Two Project Update at Open Repositories

Ellen Ramsey, Brian Hole & Ilkay Holt
This poster summarizes the 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 Other Boy

Andrew Eaton
The Other Boy is a collection of original poems about anomie, childhood, and displacement in transient evangelical America.

1950s Redlining Map Predicts Race, Class, and Education Opportunity in Modern Charlottesville

Nora Dale
Census and city data proves that current class and racial divides in Charlottesville neighborhoods correlate to 1950s redlining maps. Specifically, data from the 2020 decennial Census, Charlottesville's open data portal, and a 1951 Charlottesville Health Department 'Appraisal of the Quality of Housing' were utilized in ArcGIS to show how historic racism is still impacting Charlottesville's Black and low income neighborhoods. The impact is shown to be most effective specifically in categories of physical mobility, social...

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