Location

Room 111

Type of Presentation

Workshop (1 hour and 15 minutes)

Target Audience

Higher Education

Abstract

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Presentation Description

LibGuides is a Web 2.0 information management and knowledge sharing system. Lyn University has been using LibGuides to promote library use, highlight special collections and completely revamp research guides. During this workshop, participants will get an overview of Lynn's efforts, learn the advantages and limitations of LibGuides, get an idea of how to develop a basic LibGuide and see how to add Web 2.0 components such as del.icio.us tags, RSS feeds, embedded video and interactive polls. Participants will also explore how Libguides can be integrated into course management systems and social networks, particularly Facebook.

Keywords

Information literacy, LibGuides, Library instruction

Publication Type and Release Option

Presentation (Open Access)

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Oct 3rd, 3:00 PM Oct 3rd, 4:00 PM

Using Libguides to Support Library Instruction

Room 111

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