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Best Practices for Creating Research Guides at NVU Libraries

This guide offers tips and a template for creating libguides for NVU Libraries, with the specific intent to make all libguides accessible to every student.

Location Location Location!

The most important content should occupy the best real estate: the left hand column and the top of each page.

Most users will not scroll, instead they will click away and look somewhere else.

 

 

Using Images

Images can liven up a page, break up text, and provide graphical clues about content.  

It's important to adhere to copyright and accessibility standards when using images.

Here's a useful resource for adding images (look at the Images page):