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What is LibGuides?  

Last Updated: Nov 13, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates
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What is LibGuides?

  • LibGuides is a web 2.0 content management system designed specifically for sharing research information and creating how to guides.


  • Enables librarians of any technical skill level to quickly create and maintain content-rich web 2.0 guides on  any topic, and for any purpose.


  • Any content in the system can be shared and reused, generating significant time savings when creating new guides.

LibGuides Benefits

An easy to use system, which lets you create beautiful, content-rich guides with minimal effort and at minimal cost.

  • Hosted system, yet fully customizable for your library.


  • Add social features and web 2.0 content with a click of a button.


  • Widgets & API, Twitter integration - meeting the user wherever they are.


  • Share content and get help from the LibGuides community.

Who Uses LibGuides?

  • More than 2,500 Academic, Public, Special and School libraries in 24 countries worldwide.


  • LibGuides is quickly becoming *the standard* way to share research information with patrons and community.


  • Very active user community - the Springshare Lounge.  Sharing content and best practices among members.


  • The community activity contributes ideas and suggestions for new features (50+ every year).

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