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LibGuides Style Guide: Getting Started

Instructions for Groups Publishing a LIB GUIDE via the Dr Steevens Library LIB GUIDE platform


Are you a new LibGuides author? Use this page to learn how to manage your account and set up your profile.

Already have a profile? Go to Create a Guide and other tabs to learn how to create LibGuides content.

Your LibGuides Profile

Your profile appears in the right hand column of each of your LibGuides pages 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 right to learn how to create and manage your profile.


This LibGuide has been adapted from:
Lib Guides for Guide Authors:

by Angela Cornwell (Long Island University)

Managing Your LibGuides Account

Logging in:

  • Go to the HSE Lib Guides page at
  • In the upper right corner, click on Admin Sign In. Your will need to contact your Lib Guides administrator to obtain a Lib Guides account
  • Enter your HSE e-mail address and your Lib Guides password.
    • If you've forgotten your password, contact the Lib Guides administrator to have it reset.
    • Note: You can also click on Admin Sign In from any Lib Guides page, then click on My Admin on the yellow command bar at the top to manage your account.
  • This will take you to your main administration page from which you can create, edit, and delete guides and create and edit your profile.

Changing your password:

  • Click on Edit My Account found on the nav bar on the top right.
  • Enter a new password and click on Save Changes.

Setting Up/Editing Your Profile

To create or edit your profile, click on Edit My Account found on the yellow nav bar on the top right. Enter or edit information in the following boxes:

Profile Box Title: This can be your title (i.e. Communication Librarian) or something generic like "Subject Librarian".) Whatever it is, keep it short so that it fits in the narrow column
Profile Image: Upload an image of yourself from your computer. (If you don't have an image or are not comfortable having one, contact the LibGuides administrator.)
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.
If you have a website or blog you want to link to, enter the URL here.




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Dr Steevens Library
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