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Guides: Change a guide's type

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To change a guide's type, you must first edit your guide. There are two ways to do this:

  1. Go to Content > Guides and click on the name or Edit () icon for the guide.
  2. Or, from the LibGuides dashboard, use the Edit Existing Guide option in the LibGuides Shortcuts box.

Navigating to a guide to edit


Change a guide's type

Guide type and group assignment can affect public visibility: some guide types can impact who can view your guide. Learn more in: How publication status, guide type, & group type affect a guide's visibility.
  1. Click on the pencil () icon next to the current type at the top of the guide.
    • If you have CMS, this field will be labeled Type/Group.
    • If not, then the field will be labeled Type.

Clicking the pencil icon to edit a guide's type

  1. In the window that appears, select a new type from the Guide Type dropdown.
  2. Click the Save button.

Changing a guide's type