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SpringyCamp Summer 2019

Oh, the Things You'll Curate: Using LibGuides and LibWizard to Promote Collections and Track Success

Spreading the word about a new collection can be hard and tracking the success of social media posts and events can be even harder. Springshare makes it easy with their user-friendly tools and built in reporting capabilities. This session will cover how to use LibGuides as a collection curation platform, leverage LibWizard to keep track of suggestions and checkout agreements, and using the reports built into those products to identify if events and social media posts are successful.


Evan Barber is an Information Technology Technical Associate at the University of Illinois, Springfield. He's the main point of contact for any IT problems for Brookens Library and supervises a small team of student employees. 


University of Illinois, Springfield

Library Type: Academic Library

Demographic Served: The University of Illinois Springfield is one of three universities in the world-class U of I System. UIS serves both undergrad, graduate, and doctoral students with 40% of students being online only and 80% of students taking at least one online course at some point during their education.

Population Size: The University of Illinois Springfield has a student population of approximately 4,500.

Library Staff Size: The Brookens Library at the University of Illinois Springfield has 18 full-time employees and a large student employee team.

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