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How to creat a LibGuide page.
Last Updated: Oct 17, 2011 URL: http://olatheschools.v1.libguides.com/tutorial Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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Are you a new LibGuide author?

Use this page to learn how to manage your account and set up your profile.


Getting Started


Content is added to guides usingcontent boxes arranged on pages (tabs).

  • See Tabs for details on how to add more pages/tabs to a guide.
  • See Boxes for details on the different types of content boxes and how to add them to a page.
  • See Adjusting Columns for instructions on how to change the width and number of columns.

Page Status

1. Unpublished: Other ONW LibGuide authors can see what you've done, but no one else. You're free to try different approaches and learn as you go without worrying that what you've done is out there for everyone to see.

2. Private: Still not listed in the public LibGuides, but can be viewed by anyone to whom you give the URL: other librarians, faculty, etc.

3. Public:  Guide will automatically be listed in our list of LibGuides that people can see when they look at our site.


Setting Up Your Profile

To create or edit your profile, click on Customize My Profile from your main administration page. Enter or edit information in the following boxes:

Profile Box Title:

This can be your title (i.e. "English Teacher", "Science Specialist") or something generic like "Teacher" or "Librarian".) Whatever it is, keep it short so that it fits in the narrow column


Profile Shortcut:

Enter a shortcut name here for your profile page.

Profile Image:

Upload an image of yourself or an appropriate educational image from your computer.

Display Name:

Enter your name as you want it to appear in your profile box.

Contact Info:

Enter your district phone number, location, and other contact information. Hit enter to start a new line. (Note that there are separate boxes to enter your e-mail address, website or blog, and instant messaging name.)


Enter your district e-mail address.

Subject Specialty:

Enter the subject areas you cover.

If you have a website or blog you want to link to, enter the URL here.  Please remember, these need to be professional sites or bolgs, not personal.


Your LibGuides Profile

Your profile appears in the right hand column of each of your LibGuides pages as well as on your main profile page. It includes an image, contact information, a list of the subject areas you cover, and other information.

See Setting Up/Editing Your Profile at the right to learn how to create and manage your profile.

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Kate Thompson
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Olathe Northwest High School
21300 College Boulevard
Olathe, KS 66061
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