LibGuides at Loyola Marymount       University (LMU)     Susan Gardner (susan.gardner@lmu.edu)      Head of Reference & In...
Loyola Marymount University          (LMU)Using LibGuides since 2008Currently 315 total LibGuides179 public guides; 89 pri...
Types of LibGuidesCourse Guides: BIOLOGY   Reading:111; ENGL 110            Jewish Studies Book ClubSubject Guides:       ...
Statistics: Top 10 LibGuidesGuide Hits (June 2010 - May 2011)  Rank      last year LibGuide                               ...
Statistics: Top 10 Course Guidesrank   last year LibGuide                                         Total 1        1     ENG...
Statistics: Hits by MonthJune                    3264July                     5257August                  5328September   ...
Opportunities & Challenges     Opportunities                ChallengesAccommodates different     Updating a challenge when...
MarketingLibGuide used inevery libraryinstruction classLinked from the“Get Help” pageand the library A-ZindexUsed to marke...
Direct Link in LMU’s Blackboard Course        Management Template
Positive FeedbackFaculty quote “The LibGuide for my course is ofmaximum value…I am thankful”Several guides nominated for S...
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This presentation is part of the "LibGuides Tips & Tricks: Thinking Outside the Box" workshop at the LILAC Conference, Glasgow, 2012.

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  • LibGuides were embedded into Blackboard on January 6th 2011. Graduate students are heavy users of LibGuides (Education, Business, Art Therapy)
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  • LibGuides were embedded into Blackboard on January 6th 2011. (Published guide hits)
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    1. 1. LibGuides at Loyola Marymount University (LMU) Susan Gardner (susan.gardner@lmu.edu) Head of Reference & Instruction, LMU
    2. 2. Loyola Marymount University (LMU)Using LibGuides since 2008Currently 315 total LibGuides179 public guides; 89 private guides; 47 unpublishedA unique LibGuide exists for each major and minorarea of studyEmbedded libraryh3lp chat widget into each LibGuide
    3. 3. Types of LibGuidesCourse Guides: BIOLOGY Reading:111; ENGL 110 Jewish Studies Book ClubSubject Guides: Workshops:Communication Studies WikipediaCitation Guide:Citation Styles Event Guides: Faculty Pub NightGuides for Faculty:Copyright; InformationLiteracy
    4. 4. Statistics: Top 10 LibGuidesGuide Hits (June 2010 - May 2011) Rank last year LibGuide Total 1 1 ENGL 110: College Writing 21,557 2 5 Education 10,315 3 2 Citation Styles 8,919 4 3 BIOL 112: General Biology II Laboratory 6,771 5 8 Communication Studies 6,470 6 - MBA - Masters in Business Administration 6,144 7 10 Art Therapy 5,710 8 - International Business 5,002 9 - AMCS 110: Intro to American Cultures 4,920 10 4 Management 4,852
    5. 5. Statistics: Top 10 Course Guidesrank last year LibGuide Total 1 1 ENGL 110: College Writing 21557 2 2 BIOL 112: General Biology II Laboratory 6771 3 5 AMCS 110: Intro. to American Cultures 4920 4 3 ENGL 140: Intro. to Fiction 4606 5 4 CMST 100: Intro. to Public Speaking 3307 6 9 EDES 5001: Educational Psychology 3181 7 - CMST 140: Business & Professional Communication 2065 8 - THST 160: Intro. to Christian Ethics 1730 9 - ENGL 130: Intro. to Poetry 1710 10 - CMST 130: Argumentation & Debate 1485
    6. 6. Statistics: Hits by MonthJune 3264July 5257August 5328September 31655October 22611November 19010December 9704January 14734February 19388March 15843April 17853May 6558 171,205
    7. 7. Opportunities & Challenges Opportunities ChallengesAccommodates different Updating a challenge whenlearning styles links/content changeIncreased interactivity Standardization of “look andHosted system feel” a challenge vs. desire forReusable content creativityPersistent URLs Statistics on calendar year, notStatistics easy to run academic yearEasy to use/no coding
    8. 8. MarketingLibGuide used inevery libraryinstruction classLinked from the“Get Help” pageand the library A-ZindexUsed to marketlibrary events,collections, etc.
    9. 9. Direct Link in LMU’s Blackboard Course Management Template
    10. 10. Positive FeedbackFaculty quote “The LibGuide for my course is ofmaximum value…I am thankful”Several guides nominated for Springshare’s “Bestof…Community” Guide SiteENGL 110 Guide received ACRL PRIMO Award in 2009
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