Build-a-LibGuide: Creating Travel LibGuides

Thursday, March 26, 2020
2:00pm - 2:40pm U.S. ET (UTC -5)
Jen Forgit
Session type:
Express Session
LibGuides Training Room: https://springshare.zoom.us/j/625567293
Products covered:
  LibGuides & LibGuides CMS  
User Level:
All Users  

In this session:

Join us for a 30-40 minute session where we build a Travel Guide and learn some best practices. This session assumes a base knowledge of LibGuides. If you are new to LibGuides we reccomend that you watch or attend the Building a Guides Session prior to this one. This session is for all user levels. Ready to travel the world? Or just showcase your travel collection? Join us for a 5x5 where we show you how to share your travel resources in LibGuides.

  1. Enhance discoverability of your physical collection, including language learning resources, books, and DVDs using the Books from the catalog asset type.
  2. Include helpful traveler tips from websites and easily alphabetize groups of links. 
  3. Recommend free resources such as smartphone apps or podcasts with a gallery box. 
  4. Make your pages exciting and visually appealing with embedded videos. 
  5. Keep content relevant and always up to date with an RSS feed from a travel blog or news outlet. 

This session is intended for: All Users

Products covered: LibGuides & LibGuides CMS

Registration is not required, but is recommended to receive a reminder email and ics file to add to your calendar.

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