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Integrating Library Resources Into Blackboard<br />Britt Fagerheim<br />Coordinator of Library Services for Regional Campu...
LibGuides<br />Research guides created by librarians, usually for specific classes<br />http://libguides.usu.edu<br />Thes...
Subject Librarians<br />Your subject librarian can create a LibGuide for your class which you can link within Blackboard.<...
Widgets<br />Currently, two “widgets” are available within the Blackboard course template. <br />The Library Tips widget l...
Quick Guides<br />You can link to one-page tips for accessing library resources and conducting research.<br />You can acce...
Linking with Library Databases<br />Find permanent/durable links for sources in the library databases.<br />Also find inst...
PowerLink to Library Databases<br />Access a selection of databases that you can link to automatically from within Blackbo...
Questions?<br />Please let me know about additional resources you’d like to see available within Blackboard<br />britt.fag...
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  1. 1. Integrating Library Resources Into Blackboard<br />Britt Fagerheim<br />Coordinator of Library Services for Regional Campuses and Distance Education <br />britt.fagerheim@usu.edu <br />435-797-2643<br />
  2. 2. LibGuides<br />Research guides created by librarians, usually for specific classes<br />http://libguides.usu.edu<br />These can be linked within any page in Blackboard and can either open in a new page or within Blackboard.<br />Example of LibGuide linked within a class.<br />
  3. 3. Subject Librarians<br />Your subject librarian can create a LibGuide for your class which you can link within Blackboard.<br /> List of subject librarians: http://library.usu.edu/coldev/subject-librarians.php<br />Your subject librarian has expertise in the library resources for the particular discipline and can: <br />create a library research guide<br />provide research help within Blackboard by responding to students’ questions via e-mail <br />monitor a discussion thread to help students with individual or group research projects.<br />
  4. 4. Widgets<br />Currently, two “widgets” are available within the Blackboard course template. <br />The Library Tips widget lists a selection of LibGuides related to research in general and accessing the library resources. <br />The chat widget enables students to send an instant message to the reference desk and interact with a librarian.<br />These are available in the current Blackboard template and can be added into any page by your instructional designer. <br />
  5. 5. Quick Guides<br />You can link to one-page tips for accessing library resources and conducting research.<br />You can access these links from the LibGuide for RCDE faculty at libguides.usu.edu/rcde_faculty. <br />Find tips for accessing library resources, plus a guide for citing sources and searching a specific database.<br />Also find a Guide to Research, broken down into specific steps. You can link to specific pages within the guide.<br />
  6. 6. Linking with Library Databases<br />Find permanent/durable links for sources in the library databases.<br />Also find instructions for linking to a database from within Blackboard<br />Create links to specific items in the USU Digital Library using shorter URLs than the URL which appears in the menu bar.<br />
  7. 7. PowerLink to Library Databases<br />Access a selection of databases that you can link to automatically from within Blackboard.<br />Will be available within the Add Content link.<br />This is not yet set up within Blackboard.<br />
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  13. 13. Questions?<br />Please let me know about additional resources you’d like to see available within Blackboard<br />britt.fagerheim@usu.edu <br />435-797-2643<br />
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