Creating content for multiple platforms can be incredibly time-consuming, so we've come up with some handy tips for easily sharing and automating that process. Read on to learn how to share content directly from one platform or guide to another, without the need for multiple updates or manual anything.
From March Mammal Madness to library cat memes, there's always something fun happening in the library Twitterverse. Since we know you're already using Twitter as an outreach and engagement tool, why not add that content to a LibGuide to further its reach and keep your guides looking fresh?
We've added the Springshare Twitter feed to this newsletter so you can see an example of this in action.
LibGuides Blogs are a great way to keep staff, students, and faculty up to date about what’s happening at the library! When a blog is embedded on your LibGuides homepage or on a specific guide, it will automatically update when you publish a new post - so you won’t have to worry about sharing or updating links.
Embed a Blog on LibGuides Homepage (Admin level users)
Embed as Blog on a Guide Using a Widget (Anyone can do it)
We've all heard the phrase, "there's no need to reinvent the wheel." Well, there's no need to reinvent the LibGuide, either! Creating reusable content for your LibGuides system is a great way to save your team time and create consistency among your Library's guides.
There are two ways to reuse content boxes:
For more on how to create a top-notch reusable content guide, check out this recorded training session!
We've shared some great ways to embed content directly into LibGuides, but there's a way to easily embed LibGuides content into other websites, too. The Content Box widget allows you to embed a box from one of your guides in another webpage!
Springy Tip: Combine LibGuides tricks! Adding boxes from your reusable content guide to your library website is another great way to streamline your workflow.
Our updated LTI tool offers tailored, subject-specific resources inside all of your courseware pages. You can use the tool to deliver a customized library landing page displaying subject-specific LibGuides, Databases, E-Reserves, and subject-expert librarians right inside your Blackboard, Moodle, Canvas, or any LTI-compliant LMS platform.
To top it all off, the most recent version of the LibGuides CMS LTI tool is now fully certified by IMS Global, the non-profit collaborative dedicated to edtech interoperability, innovation, and learning impact!
Our LTI tool works with a number of LMS systems and setup is different for each one. As such, we've created this LibApps LTI guide with setup instructions, FAQs, and more! Totally new to the LTI tool? Visit the product highlight page for more information!