LibGuides and Facebook: Creating a 24/7 library

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Presentation for ASLA 2011 Sydney October, 4th

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LibGuides and Facebook: Creating a 24/7 library

  1. 1. LibGuides & Facebook Creating a 24/7 Library
  2. 2. Existing site
  3. 3. Library as lighthouse
  4. 4. Considerations
  5. 5. What structures are in place forsharing information in yourschool?Who manages, contributes tothe distribution of information?How much input do you have?What are the limitations andbenefits of current structures?
  6. 6. Carefully nurtured or growing wild
  7. 7. Morethan one way
  8. 8. Aiming for excellence
  9. 9. http://www.facebook.com/TGSLibrary
  10. 10. Infographics
  11. 11. Start Need 25 people to “Like”a page toclaim URL
  12. 12. Share
  13. 13. Link
  14. 14. Challenge
  15. 15. “Like” Advise
  16. 16. Do your current digital servicesadequately serve the best interests ofyour students?What would your ideal digital libraryencompass?How might you reach this situation?What can you give up doing?Who in your school community couldhelp you?Who in your PLN could help?
  17. 17. What is LibGuides?• Template driven CMS for libraries• Web enabled (2)• Resides on Springshare’s server• Can be custom mapped to own domain• Own policies and administration
  18. 18. Why LibGuides?• Pathfinders, Subject guides• Quick and easy personalisation• Professional appearance• No HTML skills needed• Interactivity• Support• Statistics available
  19. 19. Communityhttp://libguides.com/community.php?m=g Newest 100 guides
  20. 20. Guide Page Box Content item
  21. 21. Everything on this page makes up a Guide Pages - tabs subPages under tabs Inbuilt searchContent Boxes
  22. 22. Guide Multiple access points
  23. 23. Browse
  24. 24. Browse
  25. 25. Subject, course, topic, content specific Page
  26. 26. Boxes
  27. 27. More box typesTag clouds
  28. 28. K-12 Community Local lighthouseshttp://libguides.brisbanegrammar.com/libraryhome http://libguides.tigs.nsw.edu.au/library http://monte.libguides.com/libraryhome http://libguides.mhs.vic.edu.au/ International lighthouses http://theunquietlibrary.libguides.com/ http://sdst.libguides.com/index.php
  29. 29. Carmel Galvintw: @crgalvinhttp://librarycurrants.blogspot.comTrinity Grammar Schoolhttp://trinity.nsw.edu.auThe Arthur Holt Libraryhttp://trinity.nsw.libguides.com/libraryhomehttp://www.facebook.com/TGSLibrary

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