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Migrating to LibGuides 2 Without Murdering Your Co-workers (iCon 2015)

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Migrating to LibGuides 2 Without Murdering Your Co-workers (iCon 2015)

  1. 1. LINSCHEID LIBRARY LINSCHEID LIBRARYMigrating to LibGuides2 Without Murdering Your Co-workers Dana Belcher Collection Services Librarian/Assistant Director Chelsea Baker Instructional Services Librarian Katie Sleyko Public Services Librarian
  2. 2. LINSCHEID LIBRARY Overdramatic? A debate competition at PCoE's Blitzkrieg 2011 by Intelligentguy89. Used under a CC BY-SA 3.0 license. Brawling Diet 2 by 朝日新聞社. Image is in public domain.
  3. 3. LINSCHEID LIBRARY The Ringleader Photo by Playingwithbrushes. Image used is under CC BY 2.0.
  4. 4. LINSCHEID LIBRARY Timing Your Migration Time by Sean McEntee. Image used is under CC BY 2.0.
  5. 5. LINSCHEID LIBRARY The Plan
  6. 6. LINSCHEID LIBRARY • Collaboration • Customization • Consistency • Convenience • Compliance • Clean-Up The Six C’s
  7. 7. LINSCHEID LIBRARY Collaboration Camel says, “hello” by Chris Palmer. Image used is under CC BY-SA 2.0.
  8. 8. LINSCHEID LIBRARY Customization
  9. 9. LINSCHEID LIBRARY Customization • Positioning of carousel indicators • Font sizing on tabs • Color of tabs in tabbed boxes • Guide title color and size • Table styling
  10. 10. LINSCHEID LIBRARY The Database Guru RIP Guru! by duncan c. Image used is under CC BY-NC 2.0.
  11. 11. LINSCHEID LIBRARY Assets v Database Assets [Photo credit: LendingMemo.com]
  12. 12. LINSCHEID LIBRARY A-Z Databases • LibGuide2 Options – Import from LibGuides1 – Create one-by-one – Have Springshare do it for you • First – you need to incorporate consistency by: – Being prepared – Making collaborative decisions – Getting organized
  13. 13. LINSCHEID LIBRARY A-Z Pre- Checklist
  14. 14. LINSCHEID LIBRARY Naming A-Z • Hmm … what are you going to call the page? – Databases – Electronic Resources – Eresources • Change the name of your page at: Admin/Look & Feel/Language Options/Language Customization/ A-Z Database List » 52 [Title of page] – A-Z Databases (default) » 53 [Description of page] – Find the best resources for your research.
  15. 15. LINSCHEID LIBRARY What to Include
  16. 16. LINSCHEID LIBRARY Subjects Admin/Look & Feel/Language Options/Language Customization/A-Z Database List • To change label wording - 57 [All Subjects] – Limit by Subject
  17. 17. LINSCHEID LIBRARY Subject Homepage
  18. 18. LINSCHEID LIBRARY Types Admin/Look & Feel/Language Options/Language Customization/A-Z Database List • To change label wording - 59 [All Database Types] – Limit by Type Content -> Assets -> A-Z Database List -> Manage Database Types • To add Types
  19. 19. LINSCHEID LIBRARY Vendors/Provide rs Admin/Look & Feel/Language Options/Language Customization/A-Z Database List • To change label wording - 61 [All Vendors/Providers] – Limit by Platform • To change label wording - 62 [Vendors] - Platform Content -> Assets -> A-Z Database List -> Manage Database Vendors • To add Vendors
  20. 20. LINSCHEID LIBRARY More Information 3 clicks to get to the needed link Simply embed the links in the Description field
  21. 21. LINSCHEID LIBRARY Resource Icons
  22. 22. LINSCHEID LIBRARY FURLs
  23. 23. LINSCHEID LIBRARY Thumbnail Images
  24. 24. LINSCHEID LIBRARY Liaison Homework Remember the first three Cs – Collaboration, Customization, and Consistency? • Create a review spreadsheet for each liaison to review: – Descriptions – More Information – add to resource icon or not – Subjects – add/eliminate – Assign best bets • These can be pre-populated by the Electronic Resources Librarian – Platform (was Vendor) – Resource icons – FURLs • Once the review is done, it’s time to import to LG2 [check with the migration coordinator first!]
  25. 25. LINSCHEID LIBRARY Import from LG1
  26. 26. LINSCHEID LIBRARY Import Spreadsheet
  27. 27. LINSCHEID LIBRARY Database Asset
  28. 28. LINSCHEID LIBRARY Migration Review
  29. 29. LINSCHEID LIBRARY Subjects & Best Bets
  30. 30. LINSCHEID LIBRARY Consistency Conformity by jasohill. Image used is under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.
  31. 31. LINSCHEID LIBRARY Blueprint Guides ecok.libguides.com/subject_guide_blueprint ecok.libguides.com/course_guide_blueprint
  32. 32. LINSCHEID LIBRARY Reusable Content Repository Team Losi Warehouse by SteelCityHobbies. Image used is under CC BY 2.0. ecok.libguides.com/reusable_content
  33. 33. LINSCHEID LIBRARY Standards Standard Oil Station #1 by Pete Zarria. Image used is under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0. ecok.libguides.com/instruction_department/info_for_librarians
  34. 34. LINSCHEID LIBRARY Usability and Image Czar Czar Nicholas II by Museum of Photographic Arts. Image used is in the public domain.
  35. 35. LINSCHEID LIBRARY Convenience 99/365: Relax by Andrés Nieto Porras. Image used under CC BY-SA 2.0.
  36. 36. LINSCHEID LIBRARY Usability • The LibGuides community as usability test
  37. 37. LINSCHEID LIBRARY Bandwidth Size images for all users
  38. 38. LINSCHEID LIBRARY Flexibility: Header Responsive header code made by Roy Degler at OSU. Code available at the SpringyLounge. Pulling yourself up with Bootstrap
  39. 39. LINSCHEID LIBRARY Pulling yourself up with Bootstrap: Buttons Flexibility: Buttons For more about Bootstrap: W3schools on Bootstrap and Bootstrap’s homepage
  40. 40. LINSCHEID LIBRARY Compliance Not Wheelchair Accessible by Carlos Martinez. Image used under CC BY 2.0 license.
  41. 41. LINSCHEID LIBRARY Flexibility: TablesNo absolutes
  42. 42. LINSCHEID LIBRARY Custom CSS: Life, Simplified Hiding form labels? Easy. .hidden{ position: absolute; left:-10000px; top: auto; width:1px; height:1px; overflow: hidden;} } Making data tables readable and accessible? No problem. table.blackborder{ border-collapse: collapse; border: 1px solid black;} .blackborder th{ text-align: center; border: 1px solid black; } .blackborder td{ padding: 0% 1% 0%; border: 1px solid black;} <label class=“hidden” for=“[id name]”> [descriptive label]</label> <table class=“blackborder”>
  43. 43. LINSCHEID LIBRARY Linking outside the tab Needed for every single link that opens in a new window/tab Currently not automated—but we sent a ticket to Springshare to do so
  44. 44. LINSCHEID LIBRARY Compliance Tools Make sure your colors are readable with Contrast Checker Image of Squarespace website taken from Neilsen Norman Group article on contrast WebAIM: Your New Best Friend
  45. 45. LINSCHEID LIBRARY Check compliance on your live pages with WAVE Compliance ToolsWebAIM: Your New Best Friend
  46. 46. LINSCHEID LIBRARY Clean-Up Clean Up or You're Out! :Brooklyn Street Sign by emilydickinsonridesabmx. Image used is under CC BY 2.0.
  47. 47. LINSCHEID LIBRARY • Collaboration • Customization • Consistency • Convenience • Compliance • Clean-Up The Six C’s
  48. 48. LINSCHEID LIBRARY Thank You Dana Belcher Collection Services Librarian/Assistant Director dbelcher@ecok.edu 580-559-5564 Chelsea Baker Instructional Services Librarian cbaker@ecok.edu 580-559-5370 Katie Sleyko Public Services Librarian ksleyko@ecok.edu 580-559-5308 Thank you by Jen collins. Image used is under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.

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