Skip to Main Content

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.

Further Reading

Baker, R. L. (2014). Designing LibGuides as instructional tools for critical thinking and effective online       learning. Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning8(3-4), 107-117. (link)

Dobbs, A. W., Sittler, R. L., & Cook, D. (Eds.). (2013). Using LibGuides to Enhance Library Services: A LITA Guide (Vol. 23). American Library Association.  (link)

Pittsley, K. A., & Memmot, S. (2012). Improving independent student navigation of complex educational web sites: an analysis of two navigation design changes in LibGuides. Information Technology and Libraries (Online),31(3), 52.  (link)

Puckett, J. (2015). Modern pathfinders: Creating better research guides. Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries. (link)

Ouellette, D. (2011). Subject guides in academic libraries: a user-centred study of uses and perceptions. Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science35(4), 436-451.  (link)

Staley, S. M. (2007). Academic subject guides: A case study of use at San Jose State University. College & Research Libraries68(2), 119-140.  (link)

Other Best Practices Guides