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LibGuides are generally used for course guides, but can also be a very effective tool in communicating information with faculty. This presentation details some ways to use LibGuides to connect with faculty.

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  • 1. Make the Connection with LibGuides!
    Upstate New York Science Librarians Meeting
    Linda Galloway
    October 26, 2009

2. LibGuides Benefits
Allows librarians to repackage information and tailor it to their constituents.
Adds value to information by making it more useful and easier to interpret.
Allows collaboration within the library and with other departments in your institution.
Emphasizes the connection between the library and other essential campus functions.
3. 4. LibGuides Benefits
Allows librarians to repackage information and tailor it to their constituents.
Adds value to information by making it more useful and easier to interpret.
5. Guide to library resources and services
Added value to information institutionally authored papers in a RSS feed
6. LibGuides Benefits
Allows librarians to repackage information and tailor it to their constituents.
Adds value to information by making it more useful and easier to interpret.
Allows collaboration within the library and with other departments in your institution.
7. Specialized guide for research faculty *semi-formalized* partnership between the library and the
Office of Research Programs
The Provost read my guide!Hence, the ESF logo appears
8. Add value to pages create interest in your guide
Combined RSS Feed from Scopus and Web of Science used Yahoo Pipes and Feedburner to set up feeds
9. Good place to save documents
for easy accessibility
10. LibGuides Benefits
Allows librarians to repackage information and tailor it to their constituents.
Adds value to information by making it more useful and easier to interpret.
Allows collaboration within the library and with other departments in your institution.
Emphasizes the connection between the library and other essential campus functions.
11. Collaboration between Office of Instruction and Graduate Studies and Library Staff
This guide born from a request to present to a graduate group about new Dissertation/Thesis Guidelines
12. Found elements for this guide by searching SpringShare site.
13. 14. Possible Pitfalls
Must approach some offices/individuals with tact dont want to alienate stakeholders
What makes YOU the expert?
Can spend a lot of time making guides!
15. Value outweighs cost
Fantastic ROI as more faculty see guides, asked to create more guides
Asked to present more frequently to classes/groups
Good for students guides are highly used and valued
Good for faculty great way to present/disseminate information
16. Woo Hoo -Were Number Nine!!
17. ~Thank You~
Questions?
Linda Galloway
SUNY-ESF