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What are Guides? How do I get one?

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Phone  360.752.8383

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Guides for Classes

Yes, we can make a Guide, or LibGuide, for your class!

LibGuides can be created to include information related to library resources useful to a particular:

  • Program
  • Class Assignment
  • Course
  • Subject

If you're interested in working with the library to create a LibGuide please contact us. We will be happy to consult with you on the information you'd like to present as well as the related resources we have.

What are LibGuides?

A LibGuide is a helpful online aid that students can use to research a certain topic.

These guides usually contain listings of recommended resources for finding information such as books, eBooks, databases, or recommended websites.

LibGuides can be created for a specific subject are, subtopic are, a specific class, ore even a specific class assignment. 

LibGuides can also be used to gain fluency in using a certain research tool or technique.

Examples of Best Practices from Other Libraries

LibGuide participants belong to a cooperative community that has agreed to share the fruit of their labors. We can borrow content and ideas from our peers and they can do the same. If you find a LibGuide that you like somewhere else, we can quickly and easily create the equivalent.

Best of LibGuides Site

HINT: One way to quickly find LibGuide examples is to search the internet for "LibGuide and Your Topic"

Sample LibGuides

Examples of LibGuides from other colleges:

Essential Nursing Resources - Information resources selected by librarians and nursing faculty as essential for nursing education. (Palm Beach State College)

Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management - Covers research information for various areas of the culinary arts & hospitality management (J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College)

Building/Construction - This guide is designed to help students and faculty access credible resources related to the study of building/construction. (Salt Lake Community College)