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Last Updated: Apr 19, 2017 URL: http://chadwickschool.libguides.com/LibGuideTraining Print Guide RSS Updates

Getting Started Print Page


If you're new to LibGuides authorship, use this page to learn how to manage your account and set up your profile.

Already have a profile? Click the Create a Guide tab and others to learn how to create LibGuides content.


Credit Where It's Due

Many thanks to Bruce Jensen, Librarian at Kutztown University, for permission to use and adapt his guide.


Managing Your LibGuides Account

Logging in:

  • Go to the LibGuides main page at http://chadwickschool.libguides.com.
  • In the upper right corner, click on Admin Sign In.
  • Enter your Chadwick email address (including @chadwickschool.org) and your LibGuides password.
    • If you've forgoten your password, contact Jane Terry to have it reset.
    • Note: You can also click on Admin Sign In from any LibGuides page, then click on My Admin on the orange command bar at the top to manage your account.
  • This will take you to your main administration page where you can create, edit, and delete guides and create and edit your profile.

Changing your password:

  • From your main administration page, go to Edit My Account.
  • Enter a new password and click on Save Changes.

Setting Up/Editing 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  or something generic like "History Teacher". 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, if you want.  Your profile page lists your guides and shows your contact information, subject specialties, etc.
Profile Image: Upload an image of yourself from your computer.
Display Name: Enter your name as you want it to appear in your profile box.
Contact Info: Enter your 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.)
Email: Enter your e-mail address.
Subject Specialty: Enter the subject areas you cover.


Upper School Librarian

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Jane Terry

Your LibGuides Profile

Your profile appears in the right-hand column of each of your LibGuides pages (by default, but it can be repositioned if you like) 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 center of this page to learn how to create and manage your profile.


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