publication . Article . 2014

Snakes or Ladders? Evaluating a LibGuides Pilot at UCD Library

Michelle Dalton;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2014
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Country: Ireland
Abstract
Online subject guides are commonly used by libraries to provide information support to students. LibGuides (a cloud-based commercial product launched in 2007) represent one of the latest incarnations of the traditional subject guide or portal, and are widely used across American academic libraries. In Ireland however, library subject guides of entirely local design and hosted on a local web server still dominate. This paper outlines the project management process involved in implementing a LibGuides pilot at University College Dublin Library, including the planning, design and implementation of a new range of subject-related guides. The pilot nature of the proje...
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free text keywords: Information literacy, Libguides, Academic libraries, Education, Library and Information Sciences
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