After reviewing the history of subject guides and their movement into an electronic format, their is an opportunity to change the format of information providing. Whereas a user goes to guides for lists of content, perhaps a user can go to guides to execute a function. By walking through the creation of a paper-writing guide, this idea of a functioning guide is illustrated.
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Bailey, Barry J., "The Interactive Research Guide: Will Function Bring Users Content? A Project Model Illustrated by a Proposed Paper-Writing Guide" (2008). Library Papers and Presentations. 2.