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MEET THE COMPUTER: Introduces the computer and its uses for beginners.

BASIC EXCEL HANDOUT  | WORKSHEET

BASIC INTERNET: The fundamentals of navigating and searching on the Internet. 

BASIC WORD

START YOUR SEARCH ENGINES: Learn advanced strategies for using Google more effectively.

 

BE YOUR OWN DETECTIVE

 

BEYOND CONSUMER REPORTS: Find the best prices; do comparison shopping; find coupons; read product reviews; and learn safety tips for online shopping.   

 

BEYOND GOOGLE: Looking for a car repair diagram or a form for a simple will? Learn about online resources you can use for quick, targeted access to information.

 

FACEBOOK:  Ready to connect with family and friends on Facebook? This fast-paced demo will highlight the basics: signing up, finding friends, sharing, and privacy settings. Afterwards, we'll take a quick tour of community organizations, local businesses, and the Library on Facebook. 

 

GOOGLE TOOLS: Learn tips on how to create and share your work using Google Docs.  We will demo a free web-based word processing program and show how to organize your schedule and share it with others using Google Calendar.  A Google account is required.  If you do not have a Google account, please come to the class 15 minutes before the class to create one.    

 

GOOGLE CALENDAR

 

INTERMEDIATE WORD

 

INTERMEDIATE EXCEL HANDOUT | WORKSHEET

 

INTRODUCTION TO CRAIGSLIST

 

INVESTMENT RESOURCES: Learn to use Morningstar, Value Line and Standard & Poor’s NetAdvantage.  This class does not offer interpretation or advice on investing. 

 

LINKEDIN

 

PICASA 3.9

 

POWERPOINT 2013

 

RESEARCHING COMPANIES AND INDUSTRIES:  Find company and industry information using the library’s powerful eResources.  Instruction will include generating lists of businesses and locating other information to help the job seeker, salesperson, business owner or investor. Required: Experience using the Internet.

 

TAP THE ONLINE VALUE OF YOUR LIBRARY CARD

 

TIPS FOR CREATING A SIMPLE HOLIDAY LETTER

 

TWITTER

 

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