The Task Force will produce an end-of-year report due December 2020 highlighting accomplishments, recommendations for best practices and standards, and recommendations for any continued work and operations etc.
The Task Force will produce deliverables in the following areas of focus:
1.Boilerplate content and materials
Produce more boilerplate and reusable content for the “Guide on Guides” LibGuide.
Produce training materials around guides such as templates, directions on making user interface updates, leveraging common assets, etc.
Provide in-person training opportunities around guides at various times of year and in various locations in order to reach the broadest possible audience.
In partnership with ATS, provide training on integrating guides into Canvas and best practices on course guides to best display and function in Canvas.
Do an inventory and establish a review process of LibGuides categories, tags, subjects, etc. to ensure consistency for our users.
Create a marketing plan for LibGuides to ensure that the campus community is aware of our LibGuides as a resource, including the integration of course guides into Canvas.
Set up procedures for people make suggestions or requests to the LibGuides Task Force.
5.Workflows and Maintenance
Create checklists, calendars, and scheduled reminders to do tasks at certain times to ensure that guide authors are equipped to maintain and update their LibGuides.
Develop content guidelines for LibGuides.
Share peer review rubrics where people can opt-in to get feedback and support on their guides from a peer.
Group members will meet monthly, or more often as needed, starting in January 2020. Phase 2 of the LibGuides Task Force is anticipated to last until December 2020.