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Best Practice Guide for LibGuides

Created for the LCR staff, this guide will help you to get started, understand standards, and share tips, tricks and tutorials.

Tip: Embed images from image websites

Tip: Embedding SUMMON & Unified Search Interface search boxes

Tip: use images to denote geography, formats etc.

Geography:

   

Formats:

  

Help:

Tip: Use bullets

Try bulleting the information on your guide rather than using full sentences.

  • easier to read
  • cleaner to look at
  • quicker to find information

LibGuide Ownership

Editor Levels:

(http://uark.libguides.com/LibGuidesGuide)

Owners

  • The person who creates the guide is the primary owner. 
  • A guide can have multiple co-owners but only one owner.
  • Guide ownership allows one to be able to change the publication status of or to delete a guide.
  • Ownership can be transferred by system admins.
  • Owners can add others to a guide in all of the roles below. 

Co-Owners

  • Co-Owners can create and edit content and their user profile and name will appear along with the guide owner on the guide pages, home page, search pages, etc.
  • Profile boxes for owners and co-owners display by default; they can be toggled off but that will turn off all owner profile boxes.
  • To display only certain owners, toggle the profile boxes off and then add selected profiles back in by choosing the the function to Add a box > System Boxes > User Profile. 
  • After the box is created, you can choose the profile(s) to display in the box. 

Editors

  • Editors can add and remove content, but cannot delete a guide nor can they add owners or other editors.
  • Profile boxes for editors will not show on the guide unless you use the function to Add a box > System Boxes > User Profile. 
  • After the box is created, you can choose the profile(s) to display in the box. 

Collaborators

  • Collaborators are content contributors who do not have an account on our LibGuides system. 
  • They can add and edit content.
  • This is a useful role to assign to instructors who are working with you on a project. 
  • Collaborators do not have automatic profile boxes, but you can create a simulated profile box for them by using a Rich Text Box format.