Best Practices for Building LibGuides and Accessibility Tips

Best Practices for Building LibGuides and Accessibility Tips

Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Time U.S. ET:
1:00pm - 2:15pm
Michelle Lustig
Products Covered:
Best Practices LibGuides and LibGuides CMS
User Level:
All Users

Are you looking to get the most of LibGuides' built-in features to increase consistency across your guides? Seeking out ideas for creating your own style guidelines? Looking for tips on how to make your guides more accessible? Or are you looking to pick up some writing and design tips to make your guides more effective? Then this session is for you! The purpose of this session is to give regular and admin users an overview of some best practices for managing your LibGuides site and the content within. By the end of this session, you'll learn how to:

  • Leverage LibGuides functionality to streamline the creation and management of content, including:
    • Boxes and content items
    • Reusable content
    • Rich text editor and images
    • Publishing Workflow
  • Design your site to be more visually appealing, user-friendly, and readable
  • Apply some Writing for the Web techniques to your guide content
  • Explore the LibGuides community for inspiration

This session is intended for anyone who has LibGuides!

All LibGuides training sessions are delivered on the V2 platform.

  • If you're using LibGuides v1, training recordings are available inside your system:
    • Select HELP from the Orange Command Bar > Training Videos Tab

For our sessions we use Zoom. There is a small browser plug in required for entering the webinar. It will download automatically when joining the webinar or can be downloaded in advance (Zoom Client for Meetings). For additional help using Zoom, check out our Trouble Shooting Guide.

Recommended Help Guide: Best Practices for Building Guides

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