Using LibGuides to Enhance Library Services

Using LibGuides to Enhance Library Services

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The easy-to-use tools in Springsharea€™s LibGuides help you organize webpages, improve studentsa€™ research experience and learning, and offer an online community of librarians sharing their work and ideas. Editors Dobbs, Sittler, and Cook have recruited expert contributors to address specific applications, creating a one-stop reference. Readers will be able to create subject guides that achieve the full potential of LibGuides with advice on such topics as Learning from the besta€”a showcase of 28 LibGuides with exceptional design and pedagogy Collaborating with faculty to embed LibGuides in course management systems Creating a customized look to your LibGuides with design flair and enhanced functionality Getting ready for smart-phone users with a plan for the mobile web Setting up Google Analytics on a LibGuide site Teaching with LibGuidesWhen instruction was given, it was generally in the form of orientation tours or class-specific instruction on the use of the library ... The late 1960s and early 1970s brought changes to libraries, and the now familiar a€œpathfindera€ was created . ... and taped audio tutorial on how to access, use, and search for networked library information (Overhage and Reintjes, 1974; ... individually choose which resources are best for their project. libraries can take steps to modify the default installation of.

Title:Using LibGuides to Enhance Library Services
Author:Aaron W. Dobbs, Ryan L. Sittler, Douglas Cook
Publisher:American Library Association - 2013-01


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