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What is a LibGuide?: Special Features

How University Libraries LibGuides can be used in your classroom.

Library Online Catalog Search Box

Search the USD Libraries
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by Keyword(s) in Subject

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Database Search Widgets

America History and Life (via EBSCOhost) is an index which provides historical coverage of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present.

Documents & Files

We can upload any number and types of files to a guide.

Pinterest Feeds

New Exhibition Catalogs for the Art Dept.

Highlight Books (Online or Print)

 Describe any number of books and provide links to them from the Library Catalog.  Images of book covers can also be included.

Social Media: How to Engage, Share, and Connect Luttrell, R. (2014). Blue Ridge Summit, PA, USA: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. 

Online ebook via ProQuest ebrary

Understand and successfully use social media tools through a thorough history of social media and pioneers of the field.

Cover Art

Clinical Aspects of Dental Materials - Marcia Stewart; Michael D. Bagby; Marcia GladwinEdit/Delete

Call Number: WU 190 S738c 2011
ISBN: 1609139658
Publication Date: 2012-02-13
Focuses on materials for dental hygiene that logically presents the theoretical aspects of materials while also making the clinical application to best prepare students to handle materials.

Easily Embedded Multimedia

We can embed multimedia inside guides (videos, RSS feeds, podcasts, etc.). Check out the Citing Scholarly Websites video by Shelie Vacek and Timmi Johnson in their Health Sciences Major guide.

Highlight Social Media

LibGuides can be used to highlight USD's wide variety of social media platforms. For example, keep up to date with announcements from the library Facebook page:

Embedded Chat Widgets

We can add a LibAnswers widget (like the one below) into a guide so that your students will have access to the library.

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