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Thursday, March 7 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Everybody Wants to Rule Their Guides (and Why They Shouldn't)

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Guides can be a Wild Wild West of design, creating a Land of Confusion for users. At our library, we asked the hard questions, did a lot of training on how to Walk This Way, and all came together to create The Look - consistently structured and designed guides - which resulted in a Celebration, a 50% increase in page views within 6 months.

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avatar for Hollie Gardner

Hollie Gardner

User Experience Librarian/Marketing Team Lead, Southern Methodist University
Hollie has been a user experience librarian at SMU for the five years, but really has had a new job every year as the needs of SMU students and the library has changed over time. In this year's iteration, Hollie leads the marketing team, website team, conducts UX testing, consults... Read More →
avatar for Megan Heuer

Megan Heuer

Head of Information Literacy, Southern Methodist University
I am the Head of Information Literacy and Communication Arts subject librarian for Southern methodist University. I am interested in information literacy instruction, particularly in how we can teach big concepts, how we can build to a more curricular approach with our IL program... Read More →
avatar for Sarah Jenkins

Sarah Jenkins

Reference and Instruction Services Librarian, Southern Methodist University

Community Notetakers
avatar for Chilly Heinz (he/him)

Chilly Heinz (he/him)

Public Services Librarian, Brevard College
He/him. In addition to librarianing as hard as I can, I volunteer at an anarchist book store cooperative and two different prison-books projects. I love talking about cooperative processes, and I'm looking for ways to use it to engage and empower the work-study staff at my librar... Read More →



Thursday March 7, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm EST
Leconte Holiday Inn Downtown, 525 Henley Street, Knoxville, TN 37902