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LibGuides – 200th Member Site!

Northfield Mount Hermon School joined LibGuides this morning, bringing our total site count to 200!  Our membership has just about doubled since January, and we have quite a few more groups that will be joining the community in the next few months. Thanks to everyone for making the first half of 2008…

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Twitter in LibGuides Profiles

For those of you who use (popular micro-blogging platform) Twitter, we are happy to announce that you can now link to your feed right in your LibGuides profile.  All you need to do is add your Twitter username to your LibGuides profile, and we will automatically add an icon and link to your…

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Third Column (Profile Column) Content Boxes in LibGuides

It is now possible to add content boxes in the profile column on your guides. This gives you more flexibility in  organizing your guide content. Note that the content boxes will appear below the profile box – the profile box is always at the top of the right column, unless the profile is hidden in…

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“Guide Index” Tab for LibGuides users

A few LibGuides librarians (especially sys-admins) have asked us how they can see the list of all private / unpublished / published guides in the system. This information was available but it was in different places and not easily found, so we created a tab called “Guide Index”, which lists…

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New Options for Moderating Comments in LibGuides

We have added a few new options in LibGuides for dealing with comments. As local LibGuides sites become more popular and replace Google and Wikipedia as *the* sources of reliable information (just kiddin’, but hey – nobody knows information better than librarians, so why not?) the issues with comment spam may…

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Improved Guide Layout

Based on user feedback we have made a few changes to the guide layout. The result is a cleaner and more standardized interface for visitors who are looking at your LibGuides. 1) We have added “breadcrumbs” in the upper left corner, just below the banner. Here, visitors will find links back…

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New LibGuides Release with Important New Features

We are very pleased to announce the release of several important new features in LibGuides. As a true web application, LibGuides is a “work in progress” and we are adding new functionality to the system all the time, based on the feedback and requests from our user community. This is,…

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Monthly LibGuides Stats – April 2008

Here are the most recent cummulative stats for the LibGuides community. Community Sites: 183 Librarian Accounts: 3001 Total Guides: 6565 Total Pages: 34,747 Number of Visits 177,824 Monthly Page Views: 2,660,335

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