Session Title

Taking LibGuides to the Next Level: A Work in Progress

Description

Learn some tips for creating visual cues to improve readability, branding, and the overall public user interface (UI) of your Springshare LibGuides. This presentation will share some fairly simple code and design approaches that resulted in some successes and unexpected outcomes while working to improve LibGuides at an academic library. The recommendations and code samples can be applied to any library or information center utilizing LibGuides. Attendees will learn how to enhance guides to appeal to different learning styles, help users on smaller devices better navigate guides, and create more universally accessible pages to better need the needs of all users. Even if you are not familiar with HTML and CSS, you will be able to copy and paste some of the simple code snippets presented into your own guides, or other online development projects.

Start Date

21-3-2019 10:30 AM

End Date

21-3-2019 11:30 AM

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Mar 21st, 10:30 AM Mar 21st, 11:30 AM

Taking LibGuides to the Next Level: A Work in Progress

Learn some tips for creating visual cues to improve readability, branding, and the overall public user interface (UI) of your Springshare LibGuides. This presentation will share some fairly simple code and design approaches that resulted in some successes and unexpected outcomes while working to improve LibGuides at an academic library. The recommendations and code samples can be applied to any library or information center utilizing LibGuides. Attendees will learn how to enhance guides to appeal to different learning styles, help users on smaller devices better navigate guides, and create more universally accessible pages to better need the needs of all users. Even if you are not familiar with HTML and CSS, you will be able to copy and paste some of the simple code snippets presented into your own guides, or other online development projects.