Best Practices Guide: Checklist

Tips, suggestions, templates, and best practices for creating a LibGuide.

LibGuides Maintenance and Publishing Checklist

Checklist

  • Create a reminder in your calendar to review links and content on a regular basis
  • Colors and fonts are standard
  • Tab titles are standard and do not wrap
  • Columns have been adjusted to avoid empty spaces
  • Librarian profile is available on main page (with picture or image)
  • LibGuide has a standard title and URL
  • All external web links are set to open in a new page
  • Links to books have cover images
  • Websites have brief annotations
  • Lists are limited to 5 - 7 resources or less (or broken up and grouped thematically)
  • Online resources are in link format not embedded within Rich Text Boxes (so that the link checker can be used)
  • Consider adding a backup editor
  • All text boxes have been proofread for spelling and grammar

Checklist