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Core Webinar - Transforming LibGuides: A Case Study

CHICAGO—Join Core for the webinar "Transforming LibGuides: A Case Study" on September 17, 2024, at 1 p.m. CT. The presenters will explore the technical and political processes of overhauling and streamlining their LibGuides and A-Z database list. Through case studies, they will describe how they built on existing relationships, created new workflows, and secured buy-in for a total overhaul of the ways Georgia Tech Library employees share their expertise with an online audience. In addition to developing a template, rubric, and style guide for content creators, they created a team to redefine database links, update descriptions, remove extraneous icons, ensure title consistency, and conduct thorough subject association reviews. They will provide insights into the strategic decisions and collaborative efforts that drove this transformation, including cognitive load principles, accessibility standards to optimize the user experience, and emphasizing the use of plain language. In an age of information deluge, this approach demonstrates that less is indeed more, and buy-in from all parts of the library organization is essential.

Transforming LibGuides: A Case Study
Live Webinar: Tuesday, September 17, 2024, 1 - 2 p.m. CT


Marlee Givens, Team Lead for Instruction and Scholarly Research, Georgia Tech Library, Atlanta, GA
Liz Holdsworth, Head of Academic Engagement, Georgia Tech Library, Atlanta, GA
Heather Jeffcoat, Web & Discovery Management Librarian, Georgia Tech Library, Atlanta, GA

Registration Fees:

Core Member: $57.67
ALA Member: $71.10
Nonmember: $79.00

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Mia Blixt-Shehan

Continuing Education Assistant

American Library Association

Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures