Guidance on guides

Guidance on guides Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to review the LibGuides website that hosts library user guides. Design/methodology/approach – This paper outlines the features and benefits of the LibGuides site, describes how it can be used as a web portal and peruses its hosted content. Findings – LibGuides is a good place to see how different libraries are incorporating Web 2.0 approaches into their library guides. Originality/value – The familiar library guide still can have a strong impact in the Web 2.0 environment and enhance a library's online presence. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Bottom Line: Managing Library Finances Emerald Publishing

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2010 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0888-045X
DOI
10.1108/08880451011073554
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Abstract

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to review the LibGuides website that hosts library user guides. Design/methodology/approach – This paper outlines the features and benefits of the LibGuides site, describes how it can be used as a web portal and peruses its hosted content. Findings – LibGuides is a good place to see how different libraries are incorporating Web 2.0 approaches into their library guides. Originality/value – The familiar library guide still can have a strong impact in the Web 2.0 environment and enhance a library's online presence.

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The Bottom Line: Managing Library FinancesEmerald Publishing

Published: Aug 24, 2010

Keywords: Libraries; Worldwide web; Portals

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