Guide: a mini-website on a topic. They are divided into five types:
Pages: pages or tabs provide the structure for your guide.
Boxes: contain the content you want to share. There are four types: general, tabbed, gallery, and user profile
Content Items: AKA assets, these are the smallest piece of your libguide and include text, links, databases, books, videos, widgets, RSS feeds, polls, etc
STEP 1: From LG Dashboard, select "Create Guide"
STEP 2: Fill out the three essential items on the form.
STEP 3: Click the little pencils to assign a friendly URL to the guide. Add a subject and tags so users can easily find it.
STEP 4: The default title of your first page is "Getting Started." To assign your own title, click the "Page" dropdown menu and select "Title/Description"
STEP 5: Assign a friendly URL to the page that matches the page's title
To add a new page to the guide, click the
STEP 6: Click the to change the layout of the page. The default is set to three columns, 25/50/25, but you may want to change that depending on the information you are trying to present.
STEP 7: Begin adding boxes to your page:
Create a new box or reuse an existing box by using the tabs.
STEP 3: Customize the name and description. Assign a guide type and click "Create Guide"
STEP 4: Change the guide title and customize the description and URLs. Assign a subject and any applicable tags. With the exception of mapped boxes, you may also customize the rest of the guide's content, including adding and deleting databases from boxes, rearranging boxes, and changing the guide layout.