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  • LIBGUIDES:CONTENT WITHOUT CODING

    Tina Herman Buck

    St. Edwards University, Austin Texas

    [email protected]

    WHAT ARE LIBGUIDES?

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  • EXAMPLES

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    COURSE-SPECIFIC GUIDE

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    3RD PARTY CITATION SOFTWARE

    GUIDE

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  • ATTACH DOCUMENTS

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    GET FEEDBACK

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  • COST

    Can I say our number in public????31

    THANK YOU!

    QUESTIONS?

    WANT TO GO LIVE?

    Tina Herman Buck

    [email protected]

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