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Chaminade University
Sharon LePage

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  • 1. LibGuides HLA Conference 2009 Sharon LePage Chaminade University
  • 2. Overview • What are LibGuides? • Benefits • Disadvantages • How they are being used • How to create one • Things to try
  • 3. What are LibGuides? • System for creating web pages • Coding knowledge not necessary • Allows integration of interactive content  Video, podcasts  RSS feeds  Widgets such as chat, searches  Feedback (polls, surveys)  Facebook, Twitter
  • 4. Who uses LibGuides? • Indexed at http://community.libguides.com (11/10/09) • 16,212 librarians at 962 libraries worldwide • 62,411 guides
  • 5. Advantages • Embed Web 2.0 features • Copy and link boxes • Embed content elsewhere • Tag clouds • Feedback • Auto-generated content
  • 6. Disadvantages • Initial setup time-consuming • Manual migration • Not free (although may be worth the $$)
  • 7. How are people using LibGuides? • Subject guides • Course guides • Readers advisory • Homework • Tutorials • Website
  • 8. Subject Guide Podcasts
  • 9. Pathfinder Page Tabs
  • 10. Course Guide Book Covers
  • 11. Readers Advisory Widgets
  • 12. Information Videos
  • 13. Homework Guide Search Widget
  • 14. Senior Thesis RSS Feeds
  • 15. Tutorial Feedback
  • 16. Database Guide Chat Widget
  • 17. Clubs Rate Links
  • 18. Website Catalog Widget
  • 19. Why use LibGuides? • External host • External tech support • Tech staff non-existent or non-responsive • Not technology-oriented • Website standards too rigid • Support group
  • 20. How do you create a LibGuide? 1. Login 2. Create New Guide 3. Create Content Boxes 4. Publish
  • 21. How do you create a LibGuide? • Login
  • 22. How do you create a LibGuide? • Create New Guide
  • 23. How do you create a LibGuide? • Fill out information
  • 24. How do you create a LibGuide? • Create content boxes
  • 25. How do you create a LibGuide? • Paste video link
  • 26. How do you create a LibGuide? • Paste video link
  • 27. My Admin
  • 28. API
  • 29. Widgets
  • 30. Usage Statistics
  • 31. Questions? Email: slepage@chaminade.edu

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