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Virginia Tech University Libraries

Location: 
Blacksburg, VA
Type of practicum : 
In Person
Description of Practicum Site: 

"The University Libraries play an essential role in furthering Virginia Tech’s mission as a global land-grant university by providing access to a plethora of resources in varying disciplines. 

We strive to share information and knowledge regardless of geographic, institutional, or financial barriers, through our growing open data and research repositories.

Overall, our goal is to foster innovation, discovery, creativity, and collaboration through our spaces, technology, services, and people. "

Description of Practicum Duties: 

Projects can span a spectrum within scholarly communication, including IR and digitization. Other areas of work are historical preservation of unique materials, particularly of Extension and AREC (research farms) areas; creation of online modules for extended campus stakeholders; collection assessment; teaching and pedagogy.