Presentations and Publications about VT ETDs

Gail McMillan, Director, Digital Library and Archives
John Eaton, Associate Provost for Graduate Studies

"Collaborative Digital Preservation with LOCKSS"

Gail McMillan. TRLN Symposium, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, November 1, 2005.

"A Practical, Working and Replicable Approach to ETD Preservation"

Gail McMillan, Catherine M. Jannik, and Robert H. McDonald. 8th International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. Sept. 29, 2005.

"Full Disclosure: How Authors and Readers Really Feel about ETDs"

Gail McMillan. 8th International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. Sept. 28, 2005.

"Cooperative Digital Preservation through LOCKSS"

Gail McMillan. VIVA Steering Committee and the Virginia State Council for Higher Education Library Advisory Committee, Virginia State University, Petersburg, June 10, 2005.

"National and International Trends in Electronic Theses and Dissertations"

Gail McMillan. Cornell Conference on Open Access Scholarship, May 9, 2005.

"Electronic Theses and Dissertations: Locally, Nationally, and Internationally Networked"

Gail McMillan. Plenary presentation for the Society of College, National and University Libraries (SCONUL), Brighton, England, April 8, 2005.

"Digital Preservation of Theses and Dissertations through Collaboration."

Gail McMillan. Resource Sharing and Information Networks, 17:1/2 (2004): 159-174.

"Implementing ETD Services in the Library."

Gail McMillan. Electronic Theses and Dissertations: A Sourcebook for Educators, Students, and Librarians. Edward A. Fox, Joseph M. Moxley, Christian R. Weisser, eds. New York: Marcel Dekker, 2004: 319-329.

"Electronic Theses and Dissertations: An American Perspective"

Gail McMillan. Future of Scholarship in the Digital Age JISC/CNI, Brighton, England, July 8, 2004.

The NDLTD and Issues of Long Term Preservation and Archiving: It's about time!

Gail McMillan. 6th International Symposium on Electroinc Theses and Dissertations: Next Steps, ETDs 2003, Berlin, Germany: May 22, 2003.

"ETD: Electronic Theses and Dissertations"

Gail McMillan. Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science, Miriam Drake, ed. New York: Marcel Dekker, 2003: 1034-1040. Preview

"The Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations: Changes in the University Community"

Edward A. Fox, Gail McMillan, Marcos Goncalves, et al. Journal of Computing in Higher Education, 13: 2 (Spring 2002): 102 -124.

"NDLTD: Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations"

Edward A. Fox, Gail McMillan, Hussein Suleman, Marcos Goncalves. Digital Libraries: Policy, Planning, and Practice Judith Andrews and Derek Law, eds. Great Britain: Ashgate Publishing, 2003.

ETDs: Building an Institutional Asset

Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Feb. 28, 2003.

Library Issues and Responsibilities: Theses Come Off the Shelf to Become Institutional Assets

ALA Midwinter, Philadelphia, Jan. 25, 2003.

NDLTD and the ETD Initiative: Enhancing Graduate Education

Ed Fox, Gail McMillan, David Pluska. Ohio State University/Virginia Tech Video Conference, Oct. 24, 2002

Theses Come Out of the Attic to Become an Institutional Asset

Gail McMillan, Society of American Archivists, Birmingham, AL, Aug. 24, 2002.

ETDs: Building an Institutional Asset for a Global Context

Gail McMillan, 4th International JISC/CNI Conference, Edinburgh, June 26, 2002.

Copyright for the Future Professional

Gail McMillan, Virginia Tech Graduate Student Symposium, April 3, 2002

Why digital theses and dissertations? How can you get started? Acrobat

John Eaton. Council of Graduate Schools National Meeting, San Diego, CA, Dec. 5, 2001.

Electronic Theses and Dissertations. Acrobat

Gail McMillan (VT), John Hagen (WVU), Nan Seamans (VT). 21st Annual Charleston Conference: Issues in Book and Serial Acquisitions, Nov. 1, 2001.

Access to EResources: Theses Come out of the AtticAcrobat

Gail McMillan, Virginia Library Association, Oct. 19, 2001.

Why digital theses and dissertations? How can you get started?

John Eaton. Michigan Graduate Deans Meeting, Kalamazoo, MI October 11, 2001.

"Paperless Papers: Electronic Theses are Easier to Store, Easier to Access, and More Popular."

University Business, v. 4, no. 7 (Sept. 2001): 59-60.

"Universities Should Require Electronic Theses and Dissertations." Acrobat

Joseph M. Moxley, University of South Florida, Educause Quarterly, no. 3 (2001): 61-63.

ETD-ms: an Interoperability Metadata Standard for Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Tony Atkins, Ed Fox, Robert France, Hussein Suleman. Aug. 2, 2001

Why digital theses and dissertations? How can you get started?

John Eaton. Brigham Young University, Provo, UT July 9, 2001.

"Do ETDs Deter Publishers? Coverage from the 4th International Conference on Electronic Theses and Dissertations.

Gail McMillan, College and Research Libraries News, v. 62, no. 6 (June 2001): 620-621.

Why digital theses and dissertations? How can you get started?

John Eaton. Georgetown University, Washington, DC, April 2, 2001.

Status of the NDLTD: Networked Digital Library of Theses and DissertationsAcrobat

Gail McMillan. Coalition for Networked Information Spring Task Force Meeting, Washington, DC, April 9, 2001.

Why digital theses and dissertations? How can you get started?

John Eaton. University of North Carolina, Wilmington, April 2, 2001.

ETD technology for implementersAcrobat

Tony Atkins. 4th International Conference on ETDs, Cal Tech, March 24, 2001.

ETD Metadata Meets MARC at Virginia Tech. Acrobat

Gail McMillan. 4th International Conference on ETDs, Cal Tech, March 23, 2001.

What to Expect from ETDs: Library Issues and Responsibilities. Acrobat

Gail McMillan, 4th International Conference on ETDs, Cal Tech, March 24, 2001.

ETDs @ VT and Beyond: Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Gail McMillan. Arizona State University, Jan. 22, 2001.

Why digital theses and dissertations? How can you get started? Acrobat

John Eaton, Council of Graduate Schools, Pre-meeting Workshop, Dec. 6, 2000

"Results of a Survey of Virginia Tech Graduates Whose Digital Theses and Dissertations Are Accessible Worldwide" Acrobat

John Eaton, Ed Fox, Gail McMillan. CGS Communicator, v. 33, no. 9 (Nov. 2000):1, 7-8.

ETDs at OCLC

Gail McMillan. Distinguished Scholar Seminar series, Dublin, Ohio, Nov. 7, 2000.

What It Takes to be a Digital Library: Theories and Concepts.

Gail McMillan. Iowa Library Association, Ames, Oct. 18, 2000.

Perspectives on ETDs.

Gail McMillan. Learning 2000: Reassessing the Virtual University, Sept. 28, 2000, Hotel Roanoke.

ETD Implementation: The Two Virginias & Their Strategies for Successfully Requiring Electronic Submissions of ETDs. Acrobat [4/page handout]

John Hagen and Gail McMillan, Third International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations: Applying New Media to Scholarship, March 16, 2000; University of South Florida, St. Petersburg, Florida.

Enhancing Graduate Education through Electronic Theses and Dissertations. Acrobat

John Eaton, Third International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations: Applying New Media to Scholarship, March 16, 2000; University of South Florida, St. Petersburg, Florida.

Electronic Theses and Dissertations at Virginia TechAcrobat

Gail McMillan and Len Peters. Conference on Preservation and Access for Electronic College and University Records, presented by Arizona State University, Oct. 7, 1999.

Perspectives on Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Gail McMillan. New Frontiers in Grey Literature: 4th International Conference, Kellogg Center, Gallaudet University, Washington, D.C., Oct. 4, 1999.Acrobat presentation slides Acrobatlatest draft of paper to published in conference proceedings

Digital Library Symposium
What to Expect from ETDs: If you build it, they will use it, Acrobat symbol

Gail McMillan. Case Western Reserve University, Sept. 21, 1999.

What to Expect from ETDs: Library Issues and Responsibilities.Acrobat symbol

Gail McMillan. Case Western Reserve University, Sept. 22, 1999.

How ETDs Can Improve Graduate Education.Acrobat symbol

John Eaton, Case Western Reserve University, Sept. 21, 1999.

Electronic Theses and Dissertations: Eliminating BordersAcrobat symbol

Gail McMillan. 1999 Rare Books and Manuscripts Conference: Border Crossings: Exploring New Territories for Special Collections, June 22, 1999, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Evolving Genre of Electronic Theses and Dissertations Acrobat symbol

Gail McMillan. 32nd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Jan. 7, 1999 (based on proceedings prepared by Ed Fox, Gail McMillan, John Eaton).

"Requiring Theses in Digital Form: the First Year at Virginia Tech."

Jeffrey R. Young. Chronicle of Higher Education, Feb. 13, 1998. Read comments and join the online debate.

Transforming Libraries 7: Issues and Innovations in Electronic Theses and Dissertations,

George J. Soete, Gail McMillan, ed. advisor, Association of Research Libraries, October 1998.

ETDs: Library Issues, Responsibilities, and Data. Acrobat  symbol

Gail McMillan, 1999.

"Electronic Theses and Dissertations: Merging Perspectives."

Gail McMillan. Electronic Resources: Selection and Bibliographic Control. (New York: Haworth, 1996): 105-126



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