Using LibGuides: Home

This guide provides information related to setting up your LibGuides account, creating and editing LibGuides, as well as the standards that are in place for how LibGuides should generally look and feel.

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The User Experience department is currently developing a Web Content Style Guide for the library that includes guidelines for creating and maintaining Subject Guides and Course Pages in LibGuides. Once it is complete, the new guidelines will be added to this guide.

Sarah is also working to create more detailed and updated directions on publishing your guide and new asset types that have been added to LibGuides. 

If you have any questions in the meantime, email her at sjarnold@email.unc.edusjarnold@email.unc.edu.

What is in this guide?

This guide contains almost all the information you will need to successfully create LibGuides at the UNC Libraries, broken down into sections to help you find new things to try and to keep your guide looking sharp! Check back frequently for new tips and tricks!

If you are new to LibGuides, please contact Sarah Arnold at sjarnold@email.unc.edu to set up a training session.

This guide includes:

  • How to . . . - Basics of the system and creating a guide
  • Asset Types - An overview of the different types of assets, or boxes/content, available.
  • Publish Your Guide - Steps to publishing and sharing your guide online.
  • Tips - Tips and tricks you to keep in mind when creating a LibGuide.
  • Image Resources - Find images that you can use on your LibGuides from a variety of websites.

Questions?

Contacts:

Sarah Arnold - sjarnold@email.unc.edu

Chad Haefele - chaefele@email.unc.edu

  • Last Updated: Sep 23, 2016 9:45 AM
  • URL: http://guides.lib.unc.edu/usinglibguides