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SpringyCamp Summer 2022

Embedding Creativity into Your Guides Meredith Kostek, Lewis and Clark Law School

When you start thinking creatively there's no end to what you can achieve. But sometimes you aren't sure if your tools can keep up with you. Using different embedding techniques and sources, I've added creative elements to many of my LibGuides. From videos, to interactive slides, to Padlet timelines, to Canva created advertising and newsletters, there's no end to the innovative ways you can communicate with your patrons. This presentation will take you through the nuts and bolts of embedding, then on a creative journey opening up the possibilities of what you can add to your own guides.

Products Covered: LibGuides and LibWizard



Meredith KostekMeredith Kostek - provides research and reference services for the Lewis and Clark Law School community in Portland, Oregon. She works on engagement with the L&C community through social media, digital Boley, and programming at the library. She also teaches Advanced Legal Research and Legal Research: Administrative Law. She received her B.A. in American History with a concentration in jazz history from DePauw University, her J.D. from the University of Toledo College of Law, and her M.L.I.S. from Indiana University in Indianapolis. Meredith's philosophy on librarian engagement is "you have to at least try it once" and she uses this philosophy often as she creates engaging LibGuides for the Boley Law Library. 


Boley Law Library, Lewis and Clark Law School

  • Library Type: Law School Library 
  • Demographic Served: students, faculty, and staff
  • Population Size: 800
  • Library Staff Size: 9 total which includes: 1 director, 2 associate directors, 3 research and instruction librarians, & 3 collections and access staff. We also have approximately 12 student staff in our collections and access department.
  • Library Staff Model: Hybrid or in-person: In person

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