Simple web links box type enables you to enter a series of links inside the box.
Each link has a title, url, and an optional short description which appears when the user hovers over the link. You can track the usage statistics (outgoing clicks) for these links.
This is most useful for listing web sites. The Links and Lists box type enables you to create lists of web links and non-web link items (regular lists).
Each item can have a short description which appears underneath the item, and an optional More Info button which the user can click to get more information. You can track the usage statistics (outgoing clicks) for the links.
RSS Feed box type enables you to display the contents of an RSS feed inside this box. You will be asked to provide the URL of the RSS feed (in a standard rss/xml/atom format) and the system will display the feed items inside the box.
Podcast box enables you to display the contents of a podcast feed on your page. You will be prompted for the URL of the Podcast feed, which must be in an rss/xml/atom format.
Note: This is an example of the NPR Food podcast limited to only the five most recent recordings.
Video box enables you to embed a streaming video inside your page. The video can reside on any video sharing sites (YouTube and the like...). You will be prompted to enter the full <embed>... code for the video which resides on a remote site, and the system will display the said video inside the box.
This is an embedded video for Lane Smith's book, "It's a book!"
Books content box enables you to enter a list of books and provide links to the book records in your Library Catalog (or Amazon or any other url where the visitor can get more information about the book). You can enter the book Title/Author/ISBN/Url, and even display the book cover for the item, if available.
Use this box to have a place to upload files like spreadsheets or word processed documents. Documents/Files content box enables you to upload any number of files to your page. Individual files can not be larger than 5MB each, and each file can have a short description (255 characters).
Interactive Poll enables you to create a poll on your page. Create a question and enter up to 6 choices for your poll. Each poll choice can have assoicated url, and you can view the results of the poll in real time.
Remote scripts box prompts you to enter a URL of a remote script (i.e. a
script on another server) to execute inside the box. Anything your
script writes to stdout (standard out) will be displayed inside this
For example, if you have a custom-made remote script which resides on your institution's web server you can enter its URL and the output from the script will be displayed inside this content box.
This is a script example of the government info related databases (databases by subject).
The Guide List box allows you to display a list of links to guides, subjects or profiles from your LibGuides system.
The guide selection can be made on dynamic criteria such as subject affiliation, popular/recent guides, etc. As new guides are published that match your criteria, the box will automatically update to include those new guides automatically.
You also have the option to manually select your list of guides, allowing you full control over which guides and links are included in the box.
Enable visitors to search Google inside your guide. You can define a default search term whose search results will show when the user loads your guide.
Google Scholar Search. You can define a default search term for this search box.
The results will open in a new window, directly from the Google Scholar website.