Have questions or need help on a guide? Contact:
GCC Guide Administrators:
Step 1: Before creating your first guide, you will need to fill in information on your account. Please watch this five-minute video to get you started-- LibApps Overview: Your Account Info. (You will be asked to log-in).
Step 2: Springshare has excellent how-to guides to walk you through the process of creating your first research guide. Visit this page: Springshare Support the Basics and click on the tabs for the overview. At the top of the first page is a printable Libguides Basics Step-by-Step that you may find very helpful.
If you prefer a video format, click here-- Getting to Know Libguides: How to Build a Guide.
Step 3: Read through the other tabs on this guide (Guide Naming Standards, Profile Boxes, and Content page) for guidelines specific to GCC Library.
Step 4: Follow the directions on the Copy the GCC Template Guide page to copy the General Guide Template by Sean.
Step 5: Before publishing make sure you can check all the boxes in the Publication Checklist.
The goal of standard naming of pages and URLs is to make the page easier for users to find and to know the content of the guide.
The profile box should include a picture and contact information for students and faculty to reach you regarding questions related to the guide you have created. Click on title and contact info tabs for specifics.
See sample profile box for this guide.
Box Title: Library Faculty or Library Adjunct Faculty
Optional to include liaison and/or specialty area
Email: include the email address in the "address spot" in the contact. Leave the "email address" BLANK. If the user has not designated an email program on their device, the Email Me button will not work.
In your account information, use the Library Contact page for yourself as the website option.
When to Use a Profile Box:
All guides are available under the CC-BY-NC-SA license.