Using LibGuides in Technical Services

Technical services departments in academic libraries have struggled to communicate effectively with other library departments, particularly public services departments. As academic libraries acquire large numbers of digital resources, technical services departments are increasingly responsible for providing current information about those resources to public services staff. In this webinar, the presenter will discuss the process of creating, testing, and implementing a LibGuide as a way of communicating much-needed information between technical services and public services staff at Miami University Libraries.

This session was presented on April 15, 2015. Access the recording and materials now:

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this session, attendees will have learned how to efficiently use external sources, like RSS feeds, Google forms and docs, and widgets within a LibGuide. Attendees will also learn the value of a LibGuide for technical services work and intralibrary communications.

Who Should Attend

Technical services department staff and managers including acquisitions, cataloging, serials, or e-resources staff  and collection management staff.


Jennifer Bazeley has a BM and an MM in viola performance from the Eastman School of Music, and an MLIS from Dominican University in Illinois. She has worked in technical services at the library in the Field Museum in Chicago, the Mason Public Library in Ohio, and the library at the Cincinnati Art Museum. She began working in the Miami University Library in Oxford, OH in 2009, and is currently Interim Head of Technical Services.




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This session was presented on April 15, 2015. Access the recording and materials now:

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