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Directions for Creating Side Navigation Guide

Directions

Directions for Creating a Side-Navigation LibGuide

 

  1. Login into LibApps   https://tcc.libapps.com/libapps/
  2. Select and click on Research Guides

  1. Click on “Create Guide”

  1. This next step is very important.  All sections need to be completed.

  • Section 1: Choose a layout or reuse section. Use the dropdown box and choose “Copy content from existing guide”
  • Section 2:  Select the guide “Subject Guide Template”.
  • Section 3: Give your guide a name. During the switch over name your guide”Draft of” before your guide’s name.
  • Section 4: Write a short description of your guide. This makes the guide more searchable in LibGuides and on the Internet.
  • Section 5: Choose the Guide type: “Subject Guide”.
  • Section 6: Choose the group type: “Subject-Template”.
  • Section 7: When complete click on “Create Guide” button.

Categorizing your Guide

Step 1:       Locate the field for “Guide Title” (Remove the word “DRAFT” before publishing guide.)

Step 2:       Put a brief description of your guide – it help with searches.

Step 3:       Locate the field for “Type/Group”. (This field should be Subject/Subject-Template)

Step 4:       In the “Friendly URL” field, give your guide a friendly URL. (Example: https://libguides.tcc.edu/subject/art)

Step 5:       Locate the field for “Subjects” and make a selection. (This will indicate where the guide will be categorized on the Research Guide by Subject list.)

Step 6:       Locate the “Tags” field. Provide a few tags for your guide as well as the correct Pathway, if appropriate. Enter Pathway tag exactly as titled below.

Example of tags (Culinary Arts Guide): Public & Professional Services Pathway, culinary arts, HRI

Step 7:        In the “Friendly URL” field, give your guide a friendly URL. (Example: https://libguides.tcc.edu/subject/art)

                   *Click on each Tab and give each page a friendly URL in the “Page URL” field.

Examples:

https://libguides.tcc.edu/subject/art/home

              https://libguides.tcc.edu/subject/art/books

https://libguides.tcc.edu/subject/art/articles

https://libguides.tcc.edu/subject/art/web

https://libguides.tcc.edu/subject/art/evaluate

https://libguides.tcc.edu/subject/art/cite