Enhancing Your LibGuides

$200.00

Dates: May 1 - May 28

Credits: 1.5 CEUs or 15 PDHs

This course introduces the instructional toolset, and technology, to create effective research guides with the LibGuides platform. It begins by covering how to select a research topic that fruitfully addresses a research need of your patron community. This includes topic selection, metadata creation, information literacy pedagogy, and advanced use of system settings. Subsequent instruction will move beyond the LibGuides platform and discuss how to integrate external libraries such as Font Awesome, Google Fonts, and Bootstrap. By using these tools, users will be able to create highly enhanced research guides that improve user experience and efficaciously teach information literacy skills. All students in this course will end the class with a completed research guide using the LibGuides platform.

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Credits

1.5 CEUs or 15 PDHs

Registration dates

We accept registrations through the first week of classes, unless enrollment is full, and unless the class was canceled before it started due to low enrollment.

Course Description

This course introduces the instructional toolset, and technology, to create effective research guides with the LibGuides platform. It begins by covering how to select a research topic that fruitfully addresses a research need of your patron community. This includes topic selection, metadata creation, information literacy pedagogy, and advanced use of system settings. Subsequent instruction will move beyond the LibGuides platform and discuss how to integrate external libraries such as Font Awesome, Google Fonts, and Bootstrap. By using these tools, users will be able to create highly enhanced research guides that improve user experience and efficaciously teach information literacy skills. All students in this course will end the class with a completed research guide using the LibGuides platform.

David B. Holt

David B. Holt holds a JD from Santa Clara University and an MLIS from San Jose State University. He currently works as a Senior Research Law Librarian at UC Davis - School of Law. Prior to his current position, he worked as a Branch Librarian for the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. He has served as President of the Northern California Association of Law Libraries and is active in the American Association of Law Libraries.

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Special Session

Please contact us to arrange a special session of this class for a group of seven or more, with a negotiable discount, or to be notified when it is next scheduled.

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