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LibGuide Author Style Guide: Guide Types

Preferred practices for LibGuide authors

Assign a "Guide Type" to each guide you create

In the LibGuides editor, use the "Guide Information" tool (located on the right-hand side) to assign a guide type.

LibGuides "Guide Information" tool

Types include:

  • Class Guides --  guides created for a specific class or assignment
  • General Guides -- "how to" guides
  • Research Guides -- How to find information in a field of study. FKA "path finders"
  • Faculty Guides -- of interest to faculty only
  • Internal Guides -- not for public consumption