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Introduction to LibGuides   Tags: intro_to_libguides, introduction_libguides, libguides  

An introduction to the basics of building a LibGuide to help students focus their research and target the most appropriate resources.
Last Updated: May 23, 2013 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Introduce LibGuides

Review Library Resources

       Log in & Create New Guide

      • Create a new account and learn how to start a new guide

        • Log-in - Dashboard
        • Edit My Account / Customize Profile
        • Dashboard - Create New Guide

      Introduce Page Basics

      • Learn the basics of building a LibGuide

      •   New Page - Title & Description

        •   Add New Box / Types of Boxes
          • Text boxes  
          • Links and Lists  
          • Simple Web Links  
          • Link Options  
          • Docs and Files box

            Complete Assignment

            Library Resources

            • Destiny / Destiny Quest
              Search your schools library catalog, create resource lists and view eBooks.
            • MPS Databases
              Portal to MPS Databases and online resources.
            • ABC Clio
              Social Studies Database
            • CultureGrams
              Concise cultural and statistical snapshots of every country recognized by the United Nations.
            • EBSCO
              Extensive periodical database that includes EBSCOhost, Student Research Center, KidsSearch, Searchasaurus, Auto Repair, Biography, Consumer Health Complete, Do It Yourself, Literary Ref. Center, Points of View, and NoveList Provided by: AZ State Library, Archives
            • Encyclopedia Britannica Online
              Online encyclopedia. Search elementary, middle school and high school databases.
            • Facts on File
              Print and online reference materials database which includes American History Online, Modern World History, Ancient and Medieval History, World Atlas, Science Online, Today's Science, Issues and Controversies, and Curriculum Resource Center, Jr. Edition.
            • Global Issues
              Electronic resource offering global news and perspectives on issues, topics and events of international importance
            • Learn360
              Thousands of videos in all subject areas. Includes full length and video segments.
            • NBC Learn
              NBC Learn K-12 is a collection of NBC News videos, primary source documents, images, and resources specifically designed for use in the K-12 classroom.


            Day 1 - Complete the following:

            • Decide on guide topic
            • Create log in
            • Customize Profile
            • Create New Guide
              • Title
              • Description
            • Add a new page/tab
            • Add at least 2 types of boxes
            • Find library resources to support topic/project

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