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This guide demonstrates how librarians at SWOSU are using LibGuides. Featured are examples of LibGuides interactive capabilities, library 2.0 resources, and instruction use.

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What's in This Guide


This guide was created to demonstrate the many features of LibGuides as well as to show how guides can be used as tools to deliver information.

Each of the tabs contains examples of guides, features, links and supplemental information related to the use of LibGuides at SWOSU. In order to provide more examples of how LibGuides can be used, some of the examples come from Ashland University's guides.


What is a Guide in LibGuides?

A Guide can be thought of as a mini-website. You can create guides on any topic, for any purpose. You can create as many Guides as you want - there are not limits to the number of guides in the system. Don't be shy. Share you knowledge with others and point them to useful resources and information within your library and on the Internet.

Structure of Guides?

Your Guides consist of pages, and each page is represented by a tab (or a subtab, i.e. a 2nd level tab). When you create a new Guide the "Home" page/tab is automatically created for you. You add pages/tabs by going to Command Bar -> Add/Edit Pages -> Add New Page.

Below is an example of tabs on a guide.

You add content to a guide by putting content boxes inside a page/tab. So, the hierarchy goes something like this: Guide -> Pages -> Content Boxes -> Stuff you enter inside the content box (could be text, links, podcasts, rss feeds, videos, polls, widgets, etc.).

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