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Modern pathfinders : creating better research guides

Author: Jason Puckett
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : Association of College and Research Libraries, a division of the American Library Association, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Whether you call them research guides, subject guides or pathfinders, web-based guides are a great way to create customized support tools for a specific audience: a class, a group, or anyone engaging in research. Studies show that library guides are often difficult, confusing, or overwhelming, causing users to give up and just fall back on search engines such as Google. How can librarians create more effective,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Puckett, Jason, 1969-
Modern pathfinders.
Chicago, Illinois : Association of College and Research Libraries, a division of the American Library Association, 2015
(DLC) 2015037946
(OCoLC)925410945
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jason Puckett
ISBN: 9780838988183 0838988180 9780838988190 0838988199
OCLC Number: 928686672
Description: 1 online resource (x, 145 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Research guides and instructional theory --
Learning objectives in research guides --
Learning styles --
Designing and writing for better usability --
Assessment --
Planning, coordinating, and administrating guides. Introduction. Research guides and instructional theory --
Learning objectives in research guides --
Learning styles --
Designing and writing for better usability --
Assessment --
Planning, coordinating, and administrating guides. Author biography.
Responsibility: Jason Puckett.

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Takes proven ideas from instructional design and user experience web design and combines them into easy-to-understand principles for making your research guides better teaching tools. It doesn't  Read more...

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