Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Learn Technology Skills

Interested in mastering a technology or making the most of your new device?

Look no further than your library card. Here's a roundup of our online offerings for technology help, as well as librarian-recommended websites.

Library Resources

  • Atomic Training is a collection of video courses that cover computers, tablets, Microsoft Office, the Web, online research, and even web development.
  • You can download magazines with Zinio to your computer or device. We subscribe to Apple, iPhone / iPad Life, Mac World, PC Magazine, and PC World.
  • For more technology articles, our online Computer Collection has articles from hundreds of magazines for technology hobbyists and professionals.

New to Computers

  • Mousercise - Learn how to use a mouse. (A similar tutorial is available in Spanish.)
  • Typing Club - Learn how to type. You can register to save your progress, but registration is optional.

Learn Technology Skills

  • Common Craft - Friendly videos that explain how different technologies work.
  • DigitalLearn.org - Video courses on computer skills such as email and job searching.
  • GCF LearnFree.org - Online courses including iPad, social media, and Microsoft Office.
  • In Pictures - Illustrated tutorials for Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access.
Remember: in addition to public computers, our branches have free WiFi and friendly staff members who can help with many basic computer questions.

Becky @ Warrenton

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