Evolution of the Elevator Speech:Using LibGuides to SpringboardCommunication Between Faculty and the Library SCTCS Plugged In: Reboot, Redefine, Reconnect, September 2012
LibGuides: Not just for subject web pages Marla K. Roberson Library Director Tri-County Technical College, SC firstname.lastname@example.org
TCTC Library web page 2007We were overcome by events. Tri-County colors and logo were changing.We purchased EZ Proxy to help us with our databases.
Review of Options • Cost • Flexibility of product • Created for libraries • American Library Association annual meetings • South Carolina Library Association annual meetings • Network with Librarians in SC, NC, FL, GA, OK, TX, OR, CA
Current incarnation of pageUtilized TCTC’s color palette• Red• Black• TanNew TCTC Logo
Faculty Use • Get faculty to use our website • Add their subject content to our site • Utilize new or underused databases • Be proactive with the faculty on what we have that will make their instruction easier
Departmental Meetings andWorkshops Use • IET Departmental Meeting • A&S Departmental Meeting • The Literary "Lady of the Evening": The Graphic Novel in Academia • Computer Literacy
Interviews • Professional Library staff need to be familiar with creating a web presence. • Easy to give an interviewee a stripped down password or collaboration so that they can create a LibGuide as part of the interview process.
OptionsUse LibGuide options to their fullest.Even add your own profile box that youcreate from input information.
Thanks!Any Questions?Next Springshare session: • Michelle Rubino, GTCLibCal, LibAnalytics, and LibAnswers inthe Library and Beyond. 3:45 to 4:45 InNewberry A-Lab 1 • Michele Gregg, TCTC • Marla K. Roberson, TCTC • Evolution of the Elevator Speech: Using LibGuides to Springboard Communication Between Faculty and the Library.