MELISSA MEGGITT ELECTRONIC RESOURCES LIBRARIAN WALSH UNIVERSITY LibGuides: Showing Students the Way
Presentation Goals <ul><li>Detailed description of LibGuides, highlighting special features and social community  </li></u...
What are LibGuides? <ul><li>Dynamic guides  </li></ul><ul><li>Hosted on SpringShare Site </li></ul><ul><li>Local Admin </l...
LibGuide Community <ul><li>Community Site   Explore guides created by other librarians to get ideas or improve your own gu...
LibGuide Lounge  <ul><li>Springshare Lounge:   Good place to gather best practices, how-to's, tricks and featured guides <...
How Walsh Uses LibGuides <ul><li>I first tried  Squidoo - a free template software </li></ul>
Squidoo Guide <ul><li>History Course:  http://www.squidoo.com/hist308  </li></ul>
Squidoo: Pros and Cons <ul><li>Pros of Squidoo: </li></ul><ul><li>Free! </li></ul><ul><li>Fairly easy to make </li></ul><u...
Background to LibGuides <ul><li>Started using guides in Spring 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Did not establish goals with guides,...
Walsh LibGuides Page
Guides in Courses <ul><li>Mention in class </li></ul><ul><li>Work from them in class  </li></ul><ul><li>Insert into Coues ...
Education Course  http://walsh.libguides.com/EDF607
Other Walsh Guides
Guide as Library Website
Guide for Writing Tips
Web 2.0 Features <ul><li>LibGuides has many easy to use Web 2.0 Features </li></ul><ul><li>Book Icons </li></ul><ul><li>Em...
Web 2.0 Features
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  1. 1. MELISSA MEGGITT ELECTRONIC RESOURCES LIBRARIAN WALSH UNIVERSITY LibGuides: Showing Students the Way
  2. 2. Presentation Goals <ul><li>Detailed description of LibGuides, highlighting special features and social community </li></ul><ul><li>LibGuides as course guides and other creative uses </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrating Web 2.0 features </li></ul>
  3. 3. What are LibGuides? <ul><li>Dynamic guides  </li></ul><ul><li>Hosted on SpringShare Site </li></ul><ul><li>Local Admin </li></ul><ul><li>Rich Text Editor </li></ul><ul><li>Integrated Web 2.0 Features </li></ul><ul><li>Embed in Course Management Site </li></ul><ul><li>Extensive Social Network Community </li></ul>
  4. 4. LibGuide Community <ul><li>Community Site   Explore guides created by other librarians to get ideas or improve your own guides. Use guides from other libraries as template for your guides. </li></ul>
  5. 5. LibGuide Lounge <ul><li>Springshare Lounge:   Good place to gather best practices, how-to's, tricks and featured guides </li></ul>
  6. 6. How Walsh Uses LibGuides <ul><li>I first tried Squidoo - a free template software </li></ul>
  7. 7. Squidoo Guide <ul><li>History Course: http://www.squidoo.com/hist308 </li></ul>
  8. 8. Squidoo: Pros and Cons <ul><li>Pros of Squidoo: </li></ul><ul><li>Free! </li></ul><ul><li>Fairly easy to make </li></ul><ul><li>Popular with students and faculty </li></ul><ul><li>Cons </li></ul><ul><li>Required too much HTML knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Advertising </li></ul><ul><li>Limited Admin control and statistics </li></ul>
  9. 9. Background to LibGuides <ul><li>Started using guides in Spring 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Did not establish goals with guides, librarians have choice to create guides </li></ul><ul><li>Walsh did not have electronic subject guides prior to LibGuide purchase </li></ul>
  10. 10. Walsh LibGuides Page
  11. 11. Guides in Courses <ul><li>Mention in class </li></ul><ul><li>Work from them in class  </li></ul><ul><li>Insert into Coues Management System with no &quot;in class&quot; presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Embed video tutorials in guides </li></ul>
  12. 12. Education Course http://walsh.libguides.com/EDF607
  13. 13. Other Walsh Guides
  14. 14. Guide as Library Website
  15. 15. Guide for Writing Tips
  16. 16. Web 2.0 Features <ul><li>LibGuides has many easy to use Web 2.0 Features </li></ul><ul><li>Book Icons </li></ul><ul><li>Embedded Video </li></ul><ul><li>Embedded Chat </li></ul><ul><li>RSS Feeds </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive Polls </li></ul><ul><li>Student Link Submissions </li></ul><ul><li>Quick Search Widgets: EBSCO, GoogleScholar, Catalogs </li></ul>
  17. 17. Web 2.0 Features
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