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Premium member Presentation Transcript Digital Collection Development: “Curating” Content & Tools for K-12 Students PART 2 Creating a LibGuide: Digital Collection Development: “Curating” Content & Tools for K-12 Students PART 2 Creating a LibGuide Workshop authors: Dr. Joyce Kasman Valenza and Debra E. Kachel August 5, 2011PaLibraries LibGuides Project: PaLibraries LibGuides Project Every trainer and participant who attends a workshop will have ADMIN status. Access to LibGuides is free to trained participants until September 1, 2012. All LibGuides can be backed up so that the content can be saved. All URLs will begin with http://palibraries.libguides.com/ . Within LibGuides, you have the ability to share each other’s LibGuides content with permission of the author.Creating Accounts/My Profile: Creating Accounts/My Profile STEP 1: Login to http://palibraries.libguides.com/admin.php use the password “palibraries.” Go to “Edit My Account” and change your password to something you will remember. Don’t forget it. STEP 2: Click on “Customize Your Profile” Fill in info and upload a photo from your computer if you have one. Say Cheese! For more info on account and editor types, click here .PowerPoint Presentation: http://palibraries.libguides.com/admin.phpPowerPoint Presentation: http://palibraries.libguides.com/admin.phpCreating a New LibGuide: Creating a New LibGuidePowerPoint Presentation: This initial page is called HOME as indicated by the tab. Each new page you create within this guide will have a tab title that you give it. Default is three columns, but this can be changed now or later Status is “unpublished” until “published” or made “private”(Guide Settings-Change guide info) Your profile will automatically show on each page FAQs on LibGuides at http://guidefaq.com .Dashboard: Dashboard Clicking on the DASHBOARD gives you access to all your LibGuidesPowerPoint Presentation: Clicking on GUIDE SETTINGS allows you to change the name of your guide, allow contributors, view statistics and create a back-up.PowerPoint Presentation: From the orange Command Bar, select GUIDE LOOK & FEEL. Click on CHANGE LAYOUT/COLORS ..PowerPoint Presentation: Clicking on ADD/EDIT PAGES allows you to add, make changes, or delete a page, as well as reorder pages and boxes.PowerPoint Presentation: PREVIEW allows you to see your guide as users would. HELP has many resources for guiding you through the whole LibGuide creation process.PowerPoint Presentation: Click on Add New Box Box Types Use the BOX TYPES EXPLORER to view the types. Notice that you can reuse an existing box that you may have created on another page, like a search of your online catalog. Need more help? Springshare Help & Documentation: Box TypesPowerPoint Presentation: From ADD NEW BOX , click on BOX TYPES EXPLORER Notice that by selecting any box type, you will get a description of that type of box. By clicking More info... at the bottom of the explanation, you get step-by-step instructions from the Help Guide.Step-by-Step: Creating Various Types of Content Boxes: Step-by-Step: Creating Various Types of Content Boxes The Basic Steps Click on ADD NEW BOX . Select the type of box Give the box a title and CREATE BOX . Go into the box just created and add text or other content. At any time, PREVIEW from the Command Bar shows what your students or patrons see. A place to park your “stuff.”Box 1 - Rich Text: Box 1 - Rich Text Need more help? LibGuides Basics Step-by-Step p. 8PowerPoint Presentation: In the Box you just created, click on ADD TEXT and type something to describe the “contents” of this LibGuide.Box 2: Links & Lists: Box 2: Links & Lists ADD NEW BOX - LINKS BOXES – LINKS & LISTS Need more help? LibGuides Basics Step-by-Step p. 9PowerPoint Presentation: Once you create your Box, it will look like this on your page. Click on "Add New Link" and you will be able to enter the link and description in a pop-up window.Box 2 Complete: Links & Lists: Box 2 Complete: Links & Lists Icon of tools allows you to edit the link and its description, or delete it. Icon of a bar graph shows Quick Statistics for the current month and total since creation . Unless you disable comments, users can add comments about these links.Using the Bookmarklet: Using the BookmarkletPowerPoint Presentation: When you find a site to add to your LibGuide, simply select "Add to LibGuide" in your bookmarks.Box 3: Multimedia - Books from a Catalog: Box 3: Multimedia - Books from a Catalog ADD NEW BOX - MULTIMEDIA BOXES – BOOKS FROM THE CATALOG. Need more help? LibGuides Basics Step-by-Step p.10PowerPoint Presentation: Click on ADD NEW BOOK and fill out the dialog box with info from the book located in your online catalog. You MUST enter a title and you MUST enter the ISBN with no dashes. Click on the blue “S” to retrieve free cover artBox 3 Complete: Multimedia Books from a Catalog: Box 3 Complete: Multimedia Books from a CatalogBox 4: MultiMedia - Embedded Media: Box 4: MultiMedia - Embedded Media Give the box a name like “Recommended YouTube” and CREATE BOX . Now open another Internet browser page and search YouTube for a video to add. Click on the SHARE , then EMBED. Copy the html code (not the URL). Go back to LibGuides and paste in the code and save. Need more help? LibGuides Basics Step-by-Step p. 11 ADD NEW BOX – MULTIMEDIA BOXES – EMBEDDED MEDIA & WIDGITSBox 4: MultiMedia - Embedded Media: Box 4: MultiMedia - Embedded MediaFinding the code – Click on SHARE, then EMBED, and copy the code.: Finding the code – Click on SHARE , then EMBED , and copy the code.Box 4: MultiMedia - Embedded Media: Box 4: MultiMedia - Embedded Media Paste in the code in the dialog box: You can change the width and height within code if you would like. Later, we will show you how to make the LibGuide boxes wider which is another option if your video is too large.Box 4 Complete: MultiMedia - Embedded Media : Box 4 Complete: MultiMedia - Embedded MediaMoving Boxes on the Page: Moving Boxes on the Page When a column is not wide enough to fit a boxPowerPoint Presentation: Drag to new column, drop when it turns green . UPDATE BOX ORDER at the bottom. Column widths can also be changed for the page. ADD/EDIT PAGES – RESIZE COLUMNS .Box 5: Multimedia – RSS Feeds: Box 5: Multimedia – RSS Feeds Give the box a name like “Latest news on…” and CREATE BOX . Go to the box you just created, click on ADD TEXT and add a short description if needed. In another browser, search or create a feed (i.e., Google News). Right click on the RSS icon and copy the URL. Back in LibGuides, click on ADD RSS FEED and paste the URL, selecting between 3-5 items to display. Need more help? LibGuides Basics Step-by-Step p. 12 ADD NEW BOX - MULTIMEDIA BOXES – RSS FEEDSPowerPoint Presentation: Box 5: Multimedia – RSS FeedsCreate an Advanced News Search: Create an Advanced News Search Go to http://news.google.com/ and set up your search. Run the search to be sure it gets the results you are looking for.Copy the long URL at the top of the Google News Search results page.: Copy the long URL at the top of the Google News Search results page. Go to ADD RSS FEED in the box on your LibGuide page, paste in the URL at FEED URL and limit the results to 3 to 5 items. Box 6 – Creating a Link to Your Online Catalog STEP 1- SET UP: Box 6 – Creating a Link to Your Online Catalog STEP 1- SET UP Give the box a title something like “Search Our Library Catalog” and CREATE BOX. Select your catalog vendor tab from Library Catalog Searches . Read the directions. ADD NEW BOX - RICH TEXT/DYNAMIC CONTENT/SCRIPTS The PROCESS – You will be copying some html code, Editing the code to add your catalog location info., and Pasting it into the LibGuides RICH TEXT edit box. Really, you can do this! Box 6 – Creating a Link to Your Online Catalog STEP 2- Editing the Code: Box 6 – Creating a Link to Your Online Catalog STEP 2- Editing the Code Open a new browser and go to your online catalog to locate your domain and site or profile number. Domain is after http:// For example: Destiny.easdpa.org Site number appears at the bottom of the screen when you mouse-over the name of your school from the Destiny list of district schools (Directions may differ if you have other systems. Read your directions.) For example, in Destiny the site number is likely a 3 digit number. Box 6 – Creating a Link to Your Online Catalog STEP 2- Pasting in the Code: Box 6 – Creating a Link to Your Online Catalog STEP 2- Pasting in the Code Copy the html code provided in the Library Catalog Searches file for your system. Back in LibGuides, click on ADD TEXT in the box you just created. Click the PLAIN TEXT EDITOR tab. Paste in the code. Replace the domain name and site or profile number wherever it appears (For Destiny- replace one site number and 6 domain names.) Save and refresh the page. Destiny should look like this: Box 6 – Creating a Link to Your Online Catalog STEP 2- Pasting in the Code: Box 6 – Creating a Link to Your Online Catalog STEP 2- Pasting in the Code Helpful idea from Charmaine Gates! To use the find and replace function for the cataloguing widget. 1. Copy code into word 2. At the beginning of the code replace the site id according to the instructions at the libguide site 3. Determine your catalog string then 4. Find on the ribbon at the top of word the Replace function Then type domain in the top box and in the replace box type the catalog name Hit the command which is greyed out here replace all and you will now have the correct code 5. Use the save as function to save the file as a txt file not a word file 6. Copy the text from this file and you are done and have a working widget. For more detailed explanation, see this Google Doc Creating Search Boxes to your Online Databases: Creating Search Boxes to your Online Databases Go to Creating Search Boxes to create custom search boxes with their graphics for databases to which your library subscribes such as Gale, EBSCO, etc. You can also make a direct link to a POWER Library database, but it will only work within your library. From home, library users must be directed to the public library’s page where they type in their patron barcode number to use POWER Library databases.Digital Collection Curation Utility Page: Digital Collection Curation Utility PageBox 7 – Creating a Poll or Survey: Box 7 – Creating a Poll or Survey The “User Feedback” has predefined Q & A’s about the usefulness of the info. on the LibGuide. Results are emailed to the LibGuide owner. The “Interactive Poll” is best for a simple poll on a topic and allows you to create your own Q and A’s and view the results in Admin mode. Our license does not include the “Survey” choice . ADD NEW BOX – USER INPUT BOXES – USER FEEDBACKPowerPoint Presentation: This is automatically created. You do not need to type in Q’s and A’s. They are predefined. Feedback is emailed to the LIbGuides owner. If you don’t want the email, create your own feedback poll with a “Interactive Poll” box. Results are viewed online in Admin.Creating New Pages (tabs) in your LibGuide:: Creating New Pages (tabs) in your LibGuide: Within the LibGuide you are creating: Click on ADD/EDIT PAGES (orange command bar. Select ADD/REUSE PAGES . add short description Select Create PageCreating Sub Pages in a LibGuide: Creating Sub Pages in a LibGuide Within the LibGuide you created: Click on ADD/EDIT PAGES (orange command bar) Select ADD/REUSE PAGES . Enter a short title & description Under POSITION , select the page to “Add Under” Click CREATE PAGE. Check out the Digital Collection Development LibGuideAdding Tags to a LibGuide: Adding Tags to a LibGuide Within the LibGuide you created: Click on GUIDE SETTINGS (orange command bar) and select CHANGE GUIDE INFO Type your tags separating each with a comma, or click any existing tag to assign it to this guide. On the “home” LibGuides page, you can then search by tags.Locating “Reusable Content”: Locating “Reusable Content” Go to : MY ADMIN COMMUNITY tab Select Best Of LibGuides: http://bestof.libguides.com In the “Browse by Subject” box, select “Resource Collections” Select “How Stuff Works” the “How Stuff Works-Animal Guide” Scroll to bottom and folllow “How to Grab This Guide For Your LibGuides System.” LibGuides allows you to share the Guides you create and copy from others with permission! You can also grab a box from a page and insert it in another guide.“Publishing” your LibGuide: “Publishing” your LibGuide On the orange Command Bar, click on GUIDE SETTINGS . Select CHANGE GUIDE INFORMATION . Under “Guide Publication Status” select “Published” and save.Creating a “Friendly” URL: Creating a “Friendly” URL On the orange Command Bar, click on GUIDE SETTINGS . Select CHANGE GUIDE INFORMATION . Create your friendly URL and save.“Backing Up” your LibGuide: “Backing Up” your LibGuide On the orange Command Bar, click on CREATE BACKUP . This will save all pages associated with the LibGuide that is open. The file is one continuous file for all pages. This preserves your work---just in case!Accessing your LibGuide Stats: Accessing your LibGuide Stats You want to exit edit mode to see the tab with statistics across the top. If you are in edit mode, just link onto DashboardRecommended FREE Web Utility Tools: Recommended FREE Web Utility Tools Aviary.com – suite of powerful online creation tools, including a screen capture Embedit.in – Embed documents, audio, video, etc., easily in LibGuidesPowerPoint Presentation: http://www.aviary.com/PowerPoint Presentation: http://embedit.in/Alternatives for Your “Parking Lot”: Alternatives for Your “Parking Lot” These next five FREE curation tools may be used independently of LibGuides or mashed up into LibGuides. A good alternative for students and teachers too! Theses tools (and several others) are in the Digital Collection Curation LibGuide .PowerPoint Presentation: http://palibraries.libguides.com/curation http://sqworl.com/PowerPoint Presentation: http://www.only2clicks.com/index.php http://palibraries.libguides.com/curationPowerPoint Presentation: http://livebinders.com / http://palibraries.libguides.com/curationPowerPoint Presentation: http://www.netvibes.com/tigslibraryjnr#Library http://netvibes.com http://palibraries.libguides.com/curationPowerPoint Presentation: http://palibraries.libguides.com/curation http://www.symbalooedu.com/PLAY & CREATE TIME: PLAY & CREATE TIMELibGuides Help & Support: LibGuides Help & Support General or “how to” questions: firstname.lastname@example.org or 800-451-3160 Ext. 2 Technical questions: email@example.com or 800-451-3160 Ext. 1 Help & Documentation site: http://help.springshare.com Sign up for free, live training session: http://help.springshare.com/training Search the FAQ Guide: http://guidefaq.comThe Big Picture “Think About” Questions: The Big Picture “Think About” Questions Why does Digital Collection Curation matter to our profession? Can this be used as a model for students, teachers, and others in using and producing information?Workshop Comments & Evaluation: Workshop Comments & Evaluation Your feedback on LibGuides and this workshop. To earn Act 48 hours, complete the online evaluation in Google Forms at Workshop Survey tab on the Digital Collection Curation LibGuide. You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.