Guide (disambiguation)

Guide may refer to:

*People
**Guide, a person with specialized knowledge of an area who leads or conducts others, such as a tourist guide, mountain guide, hunting guide, military guide, etc.
**Docent, a guide at a museum, university or heritage place
**Tracker (occupation), an individual who can follow the path left behind by animals, people or machines
**Girl Guides, the female counterpart of the Boy Scouts
*** Rainbow Guide, Brownie Guide, Ranger Guide; see: Age Groups in Scouting and Guiding

*A source of a useful introductory information, such as a book or software
**Manual, for example a computer's "User's guide"
** Knowledge management database. For example a university could write a guide for students on the facilities of that university.
** Guide book, for tourists
** Catalog, e.g. an academic "course guide"
** Price guide, a reference work containg prices of e.g. coins, collectibles, computers
** Electronic program guide, an on-screen guide to scheduled broadcast television programs
** Guide Plus, an interactive electronic programme guide system
** The Guide, a tv and entertainment listing magazine with the Guardian newspaper
* Other
** "Guide" (ship), a convict ship that transported six convicts from Calcutta, India to Fremantle, Western Australia in 1855
**"The Guide", a novel by R. K. Narayan, an Indian author
*** "Guide" was also the name of a Hindi cinema based on the above novel
** "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, a novel by Douglas Adams
** Guide, Lancashire, a village in England
** Guide (Adventist magazine), a weekly publication for 10–14 year olds
** Guide (hypertext), the first commercially sold hypertext system, now unused
** In mechanical usage, something that steadies or directs the motion of an object, for example
*** the “leading” screw of a screw-cutting lathe
*** a loose pulley used to steady a driving-belt


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