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Presentation: Hot Topics: LibGuides - Part 1: What are/is LibGuides?

Part 1 of an Ask A Librarian webinar hosted by Tampa Bay Library Consortium on October 4, 2011

LibGuides are webpages & websites at over 2,500 libraries

An online system for creating webpages - LibGuides...

  • is an annual subscription service
  • is remotely hosted, but locally branded
  • does not require special software
  • does not require HTML knowledge to use...(but)
  • organizes resources into boxes within 1, 2, or 3 columns -- visually digestible chunks
  • uses tabs & subtabs to group pages about a topic together
  • adds ezproxy to links by checking a box
  • makes reusing content easy