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Architecture & Interior Design - Library Resources: LibGuide Collaboration

What is a LibGuide?

MDC Learning Resources Faculty and Staff have access to a special software application that makes it easy to create web-based research guides for students. Known as LibGuides, these websites serve as portals to carefully curated information resources.

Some LibGuides facilitate access to a variety of information resources such as books, articles, videos, and websites on a particular topic. Others serve as how-to manuals for tasks such as conducting research or citing sources. A LibGuide might be associated with a particular course, or with a specific course assignment.

if you have an idea for an architecture-related LibGuide that can help your students succeed, please contact Jenny Saxton, For LibGuides on other topics, find your discipline's library liaison.

LibGuide Examples

The website you're looking at right now is a LibGuide.

As you can see, a LibGuide is made up of tabs (above) and boxes. Each tab is a separate page within the guide, and each box may contain text, images, web links, embedded videos, media widgets, interactive polls, or other types of content.

Here are a few examples of MDC LibGuides:

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MDC LibGuide Guidelines

A task force comprised of MDC librarians developed these guidelines [PDF] for the creation and maintenance of LibGuides at Miami Dade College.