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UWM LibGuides Training Site

An internal resource page used for training and getting started with LibGuides at the UWM Libraries.


1. Set up your profile

Access your profile by going to the LibApps Dashboard.

  • Add your contact information
  • Add a profile photo of yourself
  • Add a LibAnswers chat widget to your profile by copying and pasting the code widget code into the "LibAnswers Widget Code field" (code is at the bottom of this page)
    Screenshot of LibAnswers Chat Widget Code
    • Note: you do not need to have a LibAnswers account to add the chat widget to your profile. The chat widget connects users with he general LibAnswers chat queue that is staffed by User Services interns. It will not open a chat conversation with the librarian featured in the profile box.

2. Add a sandbox sub-page to this guide

  • Sign into your LibGuides Account. From your LibGuides dashboard, search for "training"
    LibGuides Dashboard: Searching for "training"
  • Click the Add Page button (below the blue navigation buttons on the left, look for the +).
    screenshot of "add page" plus sign
  • When the new page dialog box opens:
    • Name the page after yourself.
    • Use the Position dropdown to make your new page a subpage of the Sandbox tab.
    • Save & Close
      Add page options drop down: Subpage of Sandbox page

​​3. Add your profile box to the small column

  • Hint: After you've added a profile box, use the gear icon (Edit Profile Selection) to select your profile

4. Map a box from the LibGuides Repository

  • Hint: The process of mapping/reusing can only be done from the guide you're editing. However, it is helpful to keep the LibGuides Repository open in another tab or window so that you can verify the page and box title of the item you'd like to add to your guide.

5. Create a new box

6. Email Heidi Anoszko ( a link to your sandbox page

Ask a Librarian widget code

LibAnswers Widget Code

Copy and paste the Ask a Librarian chat box widget code into your Librarian profile

<div id="libchat_74fc4ca602ea2f83e991dc5c2e38d62e"></div>
<script type="text/javascript" src=""></script>



Widget box settings example in LibGuides Profile