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LibGuides: Not Just for Grown-Ups

Guides with bright primary colors? Check! Guides with cartoon videos? Check! Guides with links to PBS and Scholastic? Annnd check! Did you know that libraries serving the smaller set are using LibGuides? Yes, LibGuides from Springshare can be for kids, too. LibGuides allows school librarians and media specialists to select…

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What Happens in Vegas….Ends Up on Instagram!

Springshare’s heading to ALA – Las Vegas, and we’re getting Flashy in Booth #1447! All weekend long we’re delivering 15min Flash Presentations on hot topics, new products, and amazing features. If you’re attending a Flash presentation or just stopping by Booth #1447 to say hi, be sure to tag us in your Twitter, Facebook,…

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Beautiful Website Design, Made Possible with LibGuides v2 CMS

The library team at Furman University has done some amazing work with customizing LibGuides v2 CMS templates to create a website for The Peter Wexler Digital Museum at Furman University. Even though the site isn’t finished yet, and they’re still customizing their responsive design, they agreed to share it with us. We…

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Slalom your way to a 2014 Olympics LibGuide

We’re t-minus 9 hours away from the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, Russia! Are you ready for it? LibGuide built and ready to go? Beads of sweat trickling down as you carefully select those subjects and tags? Finger hovering over the published button in Olympic anticipation? Wait, what? Can you repeat that…

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Awesome LibGuides Customization – With a Twist!

There are three things you should know about Oregon State University. First, their mascot is Benny the Beaver. Second, OSU has more majors and minors than any other University in the state of Oregon – impressive! Third, they are the newest members of the LibGuides Community, with one of the…

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LibGuides & Faculty Collaboration = Scholarship to ALA

Graduate Assistant Laura Browning was on a mission! She wanted to cultivate a strong collaborative relationship between faculty in the English department and the library’s instruction program at Florida State University. How did she accomplish this? Start off with a strong line of communication with English faculty and their T.A.s….

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Springshare’s Getting Flashy!

The ALA Annual Conference! A time of year to meet up with old friends, learn new things, eat delicious food, and visit your fave library vendor, of course! Well this year, we’ve got several surprises in store for you. <sly grin> We’re unveiling our biggest ever update to LibGuides –…

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SpringyCamp Recordings – Now Live!

  SpringyCamp: Springovation may be over, but the ideas and inspirations shared will stay with us forever! A huge THANK YOU goes out to all of the presenters and attendees who participated  – thanks for making this the largest and most fun SpringyCamp to date. Recordings of our two-day extravaganza…

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Curtains for Google Reader but our show still goes on!

Some might say that we’re a tad psychic here at Springshare. Others might say we’re a bit wackadoo. In fact, both of these groups are right!  When we heard that Google is retiring their RSS feed aggregator tool, Reader, on July 1st 2013 we weren’t a bit surprised.  We anticipated that something like this might happen when…

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Tick Tock, Time is Running Out! Submit your SpringyCamp Proposal Today

We’re seeking SpringyCamp proposals  and there are only two days left to get your submission in! What is SpringyCamp, you’re probably asking yourself! SpringyCamp is Springshare’s bi-annual virtual conference where you can learn how colleagues from around the world are using Springshare tools. Springshare4Everyone is this year’s conference theme and we’re looking…

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