Integrating LibGuides into Library Websites (LITA Guides)

Integrating LibGuides into Library Websites (LITA Guides)

By: Aaron W. Dobbs (editor), Ryan L. Sittler (editor)Paperback

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Integrating LibGuides into Library Websites introduces ideas and options for both newer users and administrators. This authoritative LITA Guides covers responsive, mobile-first web design and provides overviews and in-depth information for LibGuides authors and administrators. Are you looking for both theoretical and concrete ideas to implement to improve your LibGuides content? 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.

About Author

Aaron W. Dobbs is an Associate Professor - Scholarly Communication and Electronic Resources Librarian at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania. Aaron manages the library website, fully managed in LibGuides, and lives in the future as often as possible. His previous publication and presentation topics include: LibGuides, web design, future planning, and library assessment. His current research areas include library assessment and anticipating future users' research skills, needs, and background assumptions. Aaron can be contacted via email at and via Twitter: @awd. Ryan L. Sittler, PhD is an Associate Professor - Instructional Technology/Information Literacy Librarian at California University of Pennsylvania. He holds a Ph.D. in Communications Media and Instructional Technology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and his research interests are in information literacy and educational media design for learning and performance improvement. Previous publication topics include instructional technology as it applies to librarians, information literacy teaching and learning, and LibGuides utilization. Ryan can be contacted via email at or via Twitter: @ryanlsittler.


Introduction and Overview of LibGuides and LibApps Chapter 1 Good Foundations: Setting up Your LibGuides System for Easy Long-Term Maintenance Emily Marie King, MSLS, College of Southern Nevada Chapter 2 Manager, Librarian and Web Developer: How a Multidisciplinary Team Re-Imagined LibApps Stefanie Metko, MLIS, Virginia Tech Lauren Pressley, University of Washington Jonathan Bradley, PhD, Virginia Tech Chapter 3 Making the Case for Migration: Enhanced Functionality with LibGuides Version 2 CMS and the A-Z Database List Christine Tobias, MLIS, Michigan State University Administering and Maintaining LibGuides Chapter 4 Using LibGuides CMS and Customized Templates to Create and Maintain Your Library Website Brighid M. Gonzales, Our Lady of the Lake University Chapter 5 LibGuides Administration Paul Thompson, The University of Akron Chapter 6 LibGuides Administration: Roadmap to Engaging Content Jennifer W. Bazeley, Miami University Jennifer J. Natale, Miami University Elizabeth Sullivan, Miami University Chapter 7 Content Wrangling for LibGuides Administrators Aida Marissa Smith, MLIS, American Public University System Designing and Developing Effective LibGuides Chapter 8 Making User-Friendly Guides: Navigation and Content Considerations Joshua Welker, MISLT, University of Missouri-Columbia Chapter 9 To the Left, To the Left: Implementing & Using Side Navigation and Tabbed Boxes in LibGuides Jaleh Fazelian, MA, MLS, John Carroll University Melissa Vetter, MSLIS, Washington University in St. Louis Chapter 10 Making LibGuides Accessible to All Danielle Skaggs, West Chester University of Pennsylvania Chapter 11 LibGuides: Creating Accessible User Experiences Melissa Fortson Green, The University of Alabama Pedagogy and Instruction with LibGuides Chapter 12 Infusing Pedagogy into LibGuides Elizabeth German, Texas A&M University Stephanie Graves, Texas A&M University Chapter 13 Access and Universal Design for Learning in LibGuides 2.0 Kimberly Shotick, Northeastern Illinois University Chapter 14 LibGuides Two Ways: Teaching Information Literacy In and Out of the Classroom Lucinda Rush, MLIS, MME, Old Dominion University Chapter 15 Redesigning LibGuides as Online Learning Modules Melissa Gomis, University of Michigan

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  • ISBN13: 9781442270336
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 258
  • ID: 9781442270336
  • weight: 390
  • ISBN10: 1442270330

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