LibGuides is in the early stages of a style and branding re-design intended to bring LibGuides into alignment with the new student portal. The Content Management website is a test site for the new style.
The material in this guide covers the existing style and will be updated as the new style is finalized and adopted.
Updated October 24, 2017.
This guide provides style standards for all public-facing content in LibGuides.
The LibGuide system administrators may grant exceptions to these style standards with adequate justification.
Applying content standards...
Guides reader comprehension
Enhances aesthetics and professionalism
Creates a better learning experience
Supports Walden branding
Exceptions to this style guide are allowed if a compelling business justification/need is presented. To request an exemption from this style guide, please contact the LibGuides Department Administrator in your department.
Exception requests are vetted by the Department Administrator to determine if the request is:
if there is a compelling business justification/need; and
if the department wants to recommend the exception.
LibGuide System Administrators review requests from the Department Administrator to determine if the request is:
technologically feasible; and
if there is a compelling business justification/need.
Executive Director for the Office of Academic Support reviews requests to make the final determination if the exception will be granted.