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Getting Started with LibGuides: METHOD #2 - List of Databases w/o descriptions

METHOD #2 - List of Databases w/o descriptions

STEP #1 - Add New Box

  1. Under Content Box Types, select  “Links Boxes >  "Simple Web Links


2. Give your content box a title and click "Create Box"


STEP #2 - Add Links

1. Add a new link by clicking the Green Plus sign Add next to the words, "Add a new link."

2. In the window that opens, click the "Reuse Existing Link" Tab

3. In the first dropdown select "A to Z Database Guide". In the field below, start typing the name of your database. Options will appear.

4. Select the appropriate database title. Additional information and fields will appear.


5. If you would like, you can add or change the information contained in the More Information (pop up) field. This will enable a pop-up description for the user and will override any description used in the A to Z Databases Guide.

The "make a copy" check box should not be used if you want to benefit from updates or corrections to the master database URL.  

METHOD #2 Example

This database list is built using METHOD 2, Simple Web Links box type and re-using databases from the A to Z Databases list.

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