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Creating a Library Homepage with LibGuides CMS

Date:
Monday, May 15, 2017
Time U.S. ET:
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Springy:
Carrie Williams
Products Covered:
LibGuides and LibGuides CMS
User Level:
Admin

This is a 2 part series. There is a second more advanced session offered Tuesday.

What we’ll cover:

  • Basic settings for using LibGuides CMS for your library website
  • Creating a group for a customized homepage
  • Building a guide for use as a custom homepage
  • Making minor CSS adjustments

Who is this session for:

  • Admin level users at CMS sites
  • This session is for folks who have experience with LibGuides.
  • Attendees should have attended or watched:
    • LibGuides Basics
    • LibGuides Admin 1: Set Up & Organization
    • LibGuides Admin 2: Customizing & Styling
    • LibGuides Admin 3: Customizing Layouts & Templates

Prior to this session attendees must watch the Homework Video and complete the follow up survey.

For Part 2- Advanced

What we’ll cover:

  • Bootstrap layouts and media queries
  • Customizing Guide Templates for homepages
  • Creating a custom header with navigation bar
  • Creating a custom footer

Who is the Advanced session for:

  • Admin level users at CMS sites
  • This session is for folks who have experience with LibGuides
  • Users with a basic understanding of HTML and CSS
  • Attendees should have attended or watched:
    • LibGuides Basics
    • LibGuides Admin 1: Set Up & Organization
    • LibGuides Admin 2: Customizing & Styling
    • LibGuides Admin 3: Customizing Layouts & Templates

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.

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