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Park View LibGuides: Learning on Their Time & Their Device

Stephanie Mills is a School Librarian at Park View Middle School in Cranston, Rhode Island. And to say that she is awesomazing, well, would be an understatement. Through the Rhode Island Library Information Network for Kids, Stephanie and 70 other School Libraries in Rhode Island, have access to LibGuides through…

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Honorable Mentions

Online discussions of LibGuides are coming at a fast-and-furious pace these days; here are a few of our favorite blog posts and reviews from the last few weeks: Loving LibGuides – The Unquiet Librairian A week or so ago, my library’s subscription to LibGuides went live!  I have designed three…

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Honorable Mentions III

We have not highlighted a LibGuides related blog post in some time, but when we saw the post on the Gonzobrarian blog today, we couldn’t resist! One of the fruitions of my library’s attendance at a recent conference was to become more fully introduced to the increasingly popular service called…

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Honorable Mentions: Anaheim Edition

Library Lady Dee posted about adapting LibGuides to document internal library procedures and policies.  While the “hit by a bus” analogy is a bit of a downer, the idea of reaching out from beyond the grave to instruct on ILL intricacies makes up for it.  Thank you Dee, and please…

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LibGuides and Course-Specific Research

We recently came across a post from Sara at the world famous Tactless Librarian blog, that presents an interesting use for LibGuides.  Sara has been creating research guides for course-specific instruction sessions held at the library.  These “class shortcut pages” contain all the information presented during the instruction session, including reference tools, polls,…

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Front Page Material!

We are happy to report that LibGuides made the front page of The Butler Collegian last week. The article outlines all the right reasons for the success of LibGuides at Butler, and echoes what we’ve heard from our member libraries world-wide. All of us at Springshare are very proud that…

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Research Guides 2.0

Librarian “Mick” is an avid LibGuides user of North Eastern Illinois University’s LibGuides. He has put together several great LibGuides-related posts on his blog. One post reveals his (excellent and very timely) thoughts about what Pathfinders 2.0 should look like – check it out at “LibGuides and my Philosophy of Pathfinders 2.0” In addition, Mick has…

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Honorable Mentions II

I will keep this one short and sweet…thanks to Wayne @ ‘Princeton Academic Librarian’ and Bob @ ‘Striking Thoughts’ for their recent reviews of LibGuides.  Links and excerpts below… Academic Librarian http://blogs.princeton.edu/librarian/2007/10/libguides.html “For those who don’t know, Libguides is a site that lets you create locally branded subject and library…

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Excellent LibGuides Review

Special thanks to Scott Pfitzinger over at BiblioTech Web for one of the most glowing LibGuides reviews we have received to date.  Here is an excerpt from his post… Last week I found out about one of the coolest library technologies that’s come down the pike. It’s a Web 2.0…

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Honorable Mentions

There has been quite a bit of blog activity regarding Springshare and LibGuides lately.  Special thanks to the following blogging librarians (blogarians?) for their recent reviews and comments regarding our community! MichaelRoy @ The Kenyon LIS Blog Elisabeth @ Elisabeth Leonard on Libraries Ken @ tracking changes/changing tracks

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