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LibGuides Guide: Getting Started: Home

Style guide for HBLL librarians to create and publish subject guides

Your Account

Logging in

  • Go to the HBLL LibGuides main page at:
  • If you are in one of your guides, click on "Login to LibApps" on the bottom right.
  • Sign In with your BYU email address and your LibGuides password.
  • If you've forgotten your password, contact Michael Whitchurch at to have it reset.

Changing your password

  • Using the orange Dashboard bar at the top, click on your email address on the top right.  It will open up a section  titled "My Account", where you can change your password.

Your Profile

To create or edit your profile, go to My Profile in the Command Bar to customize your profile box. These are HBLL conventions recommended to keep profiles consistent in style.

Profile Box Title: Your job title (i.e. European Studies Librarian)
* Try to keep it short and accurate
Profile Shortcut:
Profile Image:

Upload a PROFESSIONAL IMAGE of yourself from your computer. Make sure the image is not distorted, not too small or too big.

* If you haven't had your picture taken, ask the LAO Secretaries to have it scheduled. The Library will arrange for it.

Display Name: Enter your name as you want it to appear in your profile box.
Email: Your BYU email address
Contact Info:

Use this order for the information listed:

Your office, phone number, and other contact information desired. 
5447 Harold B. Lee Library
(801) 422-6731

Links If you have a website or blog you want to link to, enter the URL here.
Subjects : Enter the subject areas you cover.


Adding a Chat Box for LibraryH3lp

  • To add a Chat Box to your profile, paste the LibraryH3lp code in the box marked Chat Widget Code. Be sure to Refresh the screen to see the real chat box appear.
  • If you don't want to have the chat box as part of your profile box, you can also create a separate chat box and place it just below your profile box.
  • Keep your profile box on the TOP RIGHT SIDE of the page.
  • LibraryH3lp widget codes for the HBLL Reference areas are found in the tab "LibraryH3lp Widgets" in this guide.
  • If creating a separate chat box, "Add New Box", "Copy another box from the System", select "LibGuides Guide: Getting Started", then scroll ALL the way down to the Reference area you belong to, and click on "Live Library Help". Click on "Create Box."


For questions regarding LibGuides in the Lee Library, contact:

LibGuides Contact: Michael Whitchurch

Web Working Group Chair: Andy Spackman

Web Designer: Ben Crowder

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