Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Integrating LibGuides into Library Websites

Dobbs, Aaron W. and Ryan L. Sittler. Integrating LibGuides into Library Websites. Rowman & Littlefield, 2016. ISBN 978-1-4422-6383-3

Integrating LibGuides into Library Websites introduces ideas and options for both newer users and
administrators. This book covers responsive, mobile-first web design, and provides overviews and in-depth information for LibGuides authors and administrators.

Topics covered include:

  • Introduction: If you’re new to LibGuides, learn the ins and outs as well as how to maximize functionality through the use of the new version and LibApps
  • Administration and Management: Learn about the administrator’s role in LibGuides and how you foster cooperation and integration between content creators and users
  • Usability and Accessibility: Using theoretical and concrete ideas, improve LibGuides content and user experience
  • Pedagogy: Through tips and best practices, learn how to enhance the classroom experience by incorporating LibGuides into teaching

Level-up your LibGuides content with improved accessibility and usability. Imbue your LibGuides instructional support with sound pedagogical theory. It’s great to have a useful, accessible site as a starting point. Take your LibGuides to the next level using sound pedagogical design and practices. Through detailed instructions and real life examples, this authoritative LITA Guide provides you with the tools and knowledge to enhance and invigorate your LibGuides experience.