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24) LibGuides are separate from library website, and we call them library research guides. ) 25) We use LibGuides for subject and class pages 26) The college mandates a (terrible) university page for the library, so we migrated all of the "real" content to LibGuides and we spend a lot of our time working to get farther away from the university IT system. A librarian administers LibGuides and librarians collaborate on content. Springshare provides the back-end support, which minimizes our need to actually "run" the website.
The college CMS is pretty locked down. We also like it because we subscribe to LibAnswers and these products are well integrated. 15) LibGuides are used for course related reference materials, how to guides, and general reference topics 16) N/A 17) As a supplement to the webpages, for additional information on course subjects. And as a way to give other staff members content creation abilities. 18) Plan to implement within the next 12 months. Phase one to convert paper subject guides to lib guides and available via Discovery product.
5 Does the library have a presence on LinkedIn? 6 Does the library have a presence on LinkedIn? Broken out by Type of web staffing Type of web staffing Has its own webmaster or web staff separate from the college website staff Does not have a webmaster or specific web staff but is run by the library through its information technology-oriented staff. Does not have a webmaster or specific web staff but is run largely through the main administrative apparatus of the library more than specifically through the library technology staff.
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