Thinking like a student: subject guides in small academic libraries

Kerrigan, Catherine E Thinking like a student: subject guides in small academic libraries., 2016 [Preprint]

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Small academic libraries still need to produce web-based subject guides despite limited budgets. This practical communication describes how one such library in Australia used freely available wiki software and third-party hosting to create a web-based set of subject guides and a subsequent redesign based around typical student tasks. It demonstrates that it is possible to produce high quality guides that meet student needs with minimal costs.

Item type: Preprint
Keywords: Academic libraries, Subject guides, Students, Wikis
Subjects: C. Users, literacy and reading. > CD. User training, promotion, activities, education.
G. Industry, profession and education. > GH. Education.
H. Information sources, supports, channels. > HT. Web 2.0, Social networks
L. Information technology and library technology > LZ. None of these, but in this section.
Depositing user: Miss Catherine E Kerrigan
Date deposited: 02 Sep 2016 07:24
Last modified: 02 Sep 2016 07:24


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