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Fri 31 Jan 2020
11:00 - 12:00

Venue: Faculty of English, Library IT Training Suite

Provided by: Librarians in Training


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Librarians in Training: Introduction to LibGuides
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Fri 31 Jan 2020

Description

Making LibGuides which are usable, accessible and look great is not always an easy task, but it definitely can be done! This introductory training will cover everything from the basics – how to add text and images, edit and rearrange content – to presenting content in an effective, usable and attractive way. We’ll also discuss how you can ensure that your LibGuides meet accessibility standards.

This course is particularly aimed at people who are new to LibGuides editing or any current editors who feel that they would benefit from a refresher. If you don’t have a LibGuides account, or access to a LibGuide to work on during the session, please contact the course leader (hem37) in advance so that an account and a training guide can be arranged for you.

Target audience
  • You must be a staff member of one of the Cambridge Libraries (College, FDL, Affiliated, Institution or UL) to attend this session.
  • For further information please see our eligibility criteria
Sessions

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Fri 31 Jan   11:00 - 12:00 11:00 - 12:00 Faculty of English, Library IT Training Suite map Helen Murphy
Objectives
  • Participants will develop basic editing skills in adding content and changing existing content on LibGuides
  • Participants will learn about the various ways of presenting content on LibGuides and the benefits and drawbacks of certain LibGuides options
  • Participants will be able to assess whether their LibGuides meet accessibility standards
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