LibGuides

Curate Knowledge. Promote Learning. Discover LibGuides - The Industry Standard.

The Most Popular Web Publishing Platform for Libraries

LibGuides is an easy to use Content Management System used by many thousands of libraries worldwide. Librarians use it to curate knowledge and share information by creating online Guides on any topic, subject, course, on any process, on any thing.

  • Create subject, course, or topic Guides
  • Use LibGuides as your library website
  • Store your A-Z lists for easy reuse
  • Create internal guides documenting workflows & procedures

Add, Reuse, Share - Leverage Your Content

LibGuides saves you a lot of time and effort by enabling sharing of content locally (within your guides and within your institution) and globally (reusing guides in LibGuides community).

Reuse Content & Save Time

Everything in LibGuides system is reusable - a link, box, page or a guide. Share content, pages and guide templates across your institution, too

But wait, there's more! Reuse guides from the entire LibGuides community - 400,000 LibGuides and counting! Benefit from the knowledge and best practices of librarians worldwide.

Content In, API Out

All content within LibGuides (links, RSS feeds, documents, etc…) can be integrated within any website using our easy-to-use widgets, and powerful RESTful API.

Turn your LibGuides into a giant repository of librarian-created content and distribute it into Courseware, Facebook, Blogs, Discovery Layer, OPAC or into any other website.

Promote Your Library Resources With LibGuides

LibGuides is an ideal tool to market your library resources and services. LibGuides' advanced SEO techniques help Google and other search engines index all your LibGuides content.

LibGuides @ Your Library. How Will You Use It?

  • Subject and Course Guides
  • Info Literacy Platform
  • Instructional Tool
  • Support Online Programs and MOOCs
  • Library Website
  • Internal Document Repository/Archives/Intranet
  • Subject and Class Guides
  • Common Core/Standards Development
  • Highlight Books & Library Resources
  • Library Website
  • Teach Information Literacy
  • Prepare Students for College-level Research
  • Subject and Topic Guides
  • Readers' Advisory
  • Job Seeker Guides & Resources
  • Library Website
  • Young Adults Resources
  • Internal Document Repository/Archives/Intranet
  • Research Guides
  • How-to Guides
  • Promote Library Resources & Databases
  • Library Website
  • Web Platform for Special Projects
  • Internal Document Repository/Archives/Intranet
"LibGuides interface is so intuitive that anyone can skillfully use it. I’ve taught many folks at my school how to use LibGuides for course-pages, project descriptions, photo galleries, and more! Plus working with the folks at Springshare is always a pleasure."
Trevor Calvert, Librarian
Marin Academy
Springshare Customer Since 2010

An Amazing LibGuides Community - Always There For You

With LibGuides, you are truly never alone. Our 60,000 strong librarian community and our highly-trained Springshare professional librarians are always there to help you.

  • 400,000 LibGuides to draw inspiration from
  • Springshare Lounge - our exclusive community site
  • Free training led by Springshare Librarians
  • Thorough and helpful documentation
  • Clients-only Virtual Conferences
  • The Best tech support, bar none
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