Academic journal article Reference & User Services Quarterly

Using LibGuides to Enhance Library Services

Academic journal article Reference & User Services Quarterly

Using LibGuides to Enhance Library Services

Article excerpt

Using LibGuides to Enhance Library Services. Edited by Aaron W. Dobbs, Ryan L. Sittler, and Douglas Cook. Chicago: ALA, 2013. 307 p. Paper $65 (ISBN 978-1-55570-880-1).

LibGuides has become an indispensable tool to librarians and other information professionals. Since Springshare first introduced the product in 2007, LibGuides has aided more than five million library users worldwide, and its popularity continues to grow. Dobbs, Sittler, and Cook's volume is a timely, well-organized collection of articles addressing the most important question: How can librarians can best implement and use LibGuides to serve their patron communities?

The book is organized into five sections that cover the history of library guides, administration of LibGuides, basic use of the LibGuides product, guide design, and examples of exceptional guides. Both library staff and administrators will find this book to be very informative; all articles in this volume are authored by librarians who have used LibGuides, and real-world examples are cited to show how this tool has been used to enhance library services. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.