LibGuides and Facebook: Creating a 24/7 library

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Presentation for ASLA 2011 Sydney October, 4th

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  • ASLA2011 LibGuides and Facebook
  • Existing intranet site
  • Guiding the way Antennae New technologies replacing old
  • Current situations – decision making
  • 3 minute discussion between participants
  • Carefully nurtured or growing topsy turvy? Wikis, blogs, Glogsters, Videos, ebooks and a myriad of other types of information
  • Choosing pathways, rocky roads
  • Focus on improvement
  • Library page
  • Telling us this is where are members are Opportunity to model posts and comments
  • Build a presence
  • Simple to post
  • Value added resources
  • Regular commitment
  • Other pages and advisory
  • 3 minute discussion between participants
  • LibGuides
  • Reasons for using
  • Communal benefits
  • Structure of a guide
  • Books and Reading guide
  • Accessibility
  • Browse all guides
  • Browse by subject
  • Individual pages
  • Box types
  • Variety
  • Great guides!
  • Great guides!

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  • 1. LibGuides & Facebook Creating a 24/7 Library
  • 2. Existing site
  • 3. Library as lighthouse
  • 4. Considerations
  • 5. What structures are in place forsharing information in yourschool?Who manages, contributes tothe distribution of information?How much input do you have?What are the limitations andbenefits of current structures?
  • 6. Carefully nurtured or growing wild
  • 7. Morethan one way
  • 8. Aiming for excellence
  • 9. http://www.facebook.com/TGSLibrary
  • 10. Infographics
  • 11. Start Need 25 people to “Like”a page toclaim URL
  • 12. Share
  • 13. Link
  • 14. Challenge
  • 15. “Like” Advise
  • 16. Do your current digital servicesadequately serve the best interests ofyour students?What would your ideal digital libraryencompass?How might you reach this situation?What can you give up doing?Who in your school community couldhelp you?Who in your PLN could help?
  • 17. What is LibGuides?• Template driven CMS for libraries• Web enabled (2)• Resides on Springshare’s server• Can be custom mapped to own domain• Own policies and administration
  • 18. Why LibGuides?• Pathfinders, Subject guides• Quick and easy personalisation• Professional appearance• No HTML skills needed• Interactivity• Support• Statistics available
  • 19. Communityhttp://libguides.com/community.php?m=g Newest 100 guides
  • 20. Guide Page Box Content item
  • 21. Everything on this page makes up a Guide Pages - tabs subPages under tabs Inbuilt searchContent Boxes
  • 22. Guide Multiple access points
  • 23. Browse
  • 24. Browse
  • 25. Subject, course, topic, content specific Page
  • 26. Boxes
  • 27. More box typesTag clouds
  • 28. K-12 Community Local lighthouseshttp://libguides.brisbanegrammar.com/libraryhome http://libguides.tigs.nsw.edu.au/library http://monte.libguides.com/libraryhome http://libguides.mhs.vic.edu.au/ International lighthouses http://theunquietlibrary.libguides.com/ http://sdst.libguides.com/index.php
  • 29. Carmel Galvintw: @crgalvinhttp://librarycurrants.blogspot.comTrinity Grammar Schoolhttp://trinity.nsw.edu.auThe Arthur Holt Libraryhttp://trinity.nsw.libguides.com/libraryhomehttp://www.facebook.com/TGSLibrary