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ResearchGuides Creation: How To   Tags: new_guide  

This guide demonstrates how librarians at NJIT are using LibGuides. Featured are examples of LibGuides interactive capabilities, library 2.0 resources such as podcasts, videos and widgets.
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Are you a new ResearchGuides author? Use this page to learn how to setup your profile, create a new guide and manage your account.

Please contact Ann Hoang, Assistant University Librarian and LibGuides Administrator with any questions about ResearchGuides or if you are interested in creating your own Guides.


Use of LibGuides @ NJIT

For easy access to NJIT content, we have elected to provide browse access to four categories of guides: course guides, general research guides, subject guides and subject librarian liaison guides.

  • Course Guides - developed, prepared and tailored for a specifc class and/or particular course by our subject liaison librarians. Examples - ET101, FED 101, IE 335, HUM101, HUM102, ME408, etc...
  • General Research Guides - developed and prepared for basic general instruction to navigate library resources. Example - ebooks, EndNote, general library databases, self-learning tutorials, etc...
  • Subject Guides - developed and prepared for learning about library resources for specific subjects. Example - biomedical engineering, physics, civil and environmental engineering, etc...
  • Subject Librarian Liaison Guides - developed and prepared to provide information about NJIT's librarian liaison program which began in 1992 and has proven to be very effective in developing "librarian-faculty-student" relationships.

Lets begin by reviewing the "What is ResearchGuides?" page. This page introduces you to ResearchGuides concepts, provides basic anatomy of a ResearchGuides, provides information to access your account and your profile. A list of other New Jersey academic libraries using ResearchGuides and LibGuides community provide further information to assist you with your creativity for developing your ResearchGuides.

Next we will show you how to create your own ResearchGuides in the "Create A Guide" page.

And if you are adventurous -- we recommend that you review "ResearchGuides Web 2.0 Features" page. It provides advanced features to enchance your ResearcghGuides and to make your guides more interesting.

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