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LibGuides

  1. 1. LibGuides:<br />Pathfinders with One Voice to Diverse Audiences<br />SHLA/SLA<br />May 2010<br />Jennifer Shrubsole<br />shrubsolej@siast.sk.ca<br />
  2. 2. LibGuides: Pathfinders with One Voice to Diverse Audiences<br />What LibGuides (CampusGuides) are<br />Creating profiles and guides<br />Changing the look<br />Catalogue, bibliographies and databases<br />Administrative tools<br />Getting help<br />How’d they do that?<br />
  3. 3. What LibGuides Are<br />Multimedia guides<br />Don’t need to be a techie!<br />Easy way to use web 2.0 technologies<br />
  4. 4. What Campus guides are<br />LibGuides features plus: <br />Groups of guides, with own look and feel, and own homepage<br />3rd account level (for collaboration)<br />Optional IP restrictions (system, groups, guides)<br />Email subscription lists for guide updates<br /> Owners have control over updates<br />
  5. 5. What Campus guides are<br />Customizable RSS feeds<br />Customize <HEAD> for style sheets/ Javascript (individual guides)<br />Password protection<br />Discussion board available<br />Assessment tool (currently in closed beta)<br />
  6. 6. Creating Profiles and Guides<br />Customizing your profile (demo)<br />Your mission (#1):<br />Create a new guide, called SLA [your name]<br />Add a box (Simple Links)<br />Add links<br />Add text in your box<br />Add a page linking to your library<br />
  7. 7. Creating Profiles and Guides<br />Your mission (#2):<br />Reuse a link in your list<br />Add new page, called Neighbour<br />Link to a box on your neighbour’s guide<br />
  8. 8. Catalogue, bibliographies and databases<br />Box types (website)<br />Your mission (#3):<br />Add a Books from the Catalog box<br />Choose a title or add DSM-IV (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders): catalogue<br />Add cover art<br />Add link to catalogue<br />
  9. 9. Catalogue, bibliographies and databases<br />Your mission (#4):<br />Add RSS Feed box<br />Add feed to box<br />Podcast?<br />
  10. 10. Catalogue, bibliographies and databases<br />Your mission (#5):<br />Add a Links and Lists box, called Articles<br />Find an article in a database<br />Find persistent link<br />Add article to your box<br />Add information about the article<br />
  11. 11. Catalogue, bibliographies and databases<br />Your mission (#6):<br />Add A Dictionary of Nursing to your Books from the Catalog box<br />Add cover art<br />Add persistent link<br />
  12. 12. Changing the look<br />Your mission (#7):<br />Move Articles box to the right column<br />Move RSS box to Neighbour page<br />Your mission (#8):<br />Change to two columns<br />Your mission (#9):<br />Put Neighbour page second<br />
  13. 13. Changing the look<br />Your mission (#10):<br />Change page background colour<br />Change colour of tabs<br />Your mission (#11):<br />Change border colour of a box<br />Change header colour of same box<br />
  14. 14. Administrative tools<br />Your mission (#12):<br />Publish guide<br />Add friendly URL<br />Your mission (#13):<br />Find usage statistics for another guide<br />
  15. 15. Getting help<br />Your mission (#14):<br />Find a guide from another institution<br />
  16. 16. How’d they do that?<br />Your turn: <br />Show and tell<br />Questions<br />Request for a demo: http://www.springshare.com/trial.html<br />
  17. 17. LibGuides: Pathfinders with One Voice to Diverse Audiences<br />What LibGuides (CampusGuides) are<br />Creating profiles and guides<br />Changing the look<br />Catalogue, bibliographies and databases<br />Administrative tools<br />Getting help<br />How’d they do that?<br />
  18. 18. Jennifer Shrubsole<br />SIAST Library & Testing Services, Palliser Campus shrubsolej@siast.sk.ca<br />

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