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===== Guidelines for Liaisons =====
 
===== Guidelines for Liaisons =====
* Try to keep landing page content above the fold
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* Page length: Try to keep landing page content above the fold
 
* Wordiness: No one is going to read a lot of text -- they just want links, examples.
 
* Wordiness: No one is going to read a lot of text -- they just want links, examples.
* Careful selection of words for headings. For example, Preference for headings that are more informative and less concise. For example, the “Which style should i use?” heading is great. The “Citation and style guides” heading could be considered less inviting by some students.
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* Headings. For example, Preference for headings that are more informative and less concise. For example, the “Which style should i use?” heading is great. The “Citation and style guides” heading could be considered less inviting by some students.
*Comments
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*Comments availability:
 
**Recommendation: Consider enabling only for entire page.
 
**Recommendation: Consider enabling only for entire page.
 
**How to turn off for entire page
 
**How to turn off for entire page
 
**How to turn off for all boxes in a guide
 
**How to turn off for all boxes in a guide
*Add “Ask a librarian” sidebar box / widget, just like on go/lib
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*Add “Ask a librarian” sidebar box / widget, just like on go/lib, on right side
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*Things you can't change because they are set as default for guides' consistency
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**Color of headings
  
 
[[Category:LibGuides]]
 
[[Category:LibGuides]]
 
[[Category:Subject Guides]]
 
[[Category:Subject Guides]]

Revision as of 14:32, 24 July 2013

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Guidelines for Liaisons
  • Page length: Try to keep landing page content above the fold
  • Wordiness: No one is going to read a lot of text -- they just want links, examples.
  • Headings. For example, Preference for headings that are more informative and less concise. For example, the “Which style should i use?” heading is great. The “Citation and style guides” heading could be considered less inviting by some students.
  • Comments availability:
    • Recommendation: Consider enabling only for entire page.
    • How to turn off for entire page
    • How to turn off for all boxes in a guide
  • Add “Ask a librarian” sidebar box / widget, just like on go/lib, on right side
  • Things you can't change because they are set as default for guides' consistency
    • Color of headings