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Guide Types


  • General Purpose - The default guide type and a useful category for guides that do not fall into the other types listed below.
  • Course Guide - For guides created for a specific course.
  • Subject Guide - For guides created for a specific subject area or discipline.
  • Tutorial Guide - For guides created that might be considered a 'how to' for a specific research topic.
  • Internal Guide - For guides intended only for internal use. These guides do not appear in Library's research guide lists but are accessible to those with the guide's url.
  • Template Guide - Some librarians create templates to make creating future guides more efficient, and these can be categorized as template guides. Like internal guides, these do not appear in UBC Library's research guide lists.