Monday, April 4, 2011

The Library Commission has expanded Learning Express Library Resources to include basic computing courses!

Learning Express Computing basics online courses guide computer novices, step-by-step, through the fundamentals of using a computer and going online. This new service includes:
  • Seventeen courses covering the fundamentals of computers and the Internet, from powering on and working from the desktop.
  • Self-paced multimedia experience with narration, illustrations and demonstrations make grasping fundamental computing concepts easy.
  • Information is presented in an easy-to-understand format so even those technically adverse can feel at ease.
  • Accessible from any computer, 24 x 7
The getting started with computers sessions include:
  • Roles of a computer
  • Personal computer fundamentals
  • Windows 7 basics
  • Customizing windows and your desktop
  • Application basics
  • Saving and finding files
  • Web browsing
  • Printing
  • Maintenance and security

 The getting started with using the Internet sessions include:
  • What is the Internet?
  • Surfing the Internet
  • Using Internet search tools
  • Using email, chat, and Internet phone services
  • Using blogs, newsgroups, and other topic-based communities
  • Using Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn
  • Using web tools
  • Protecting yourself online

 To use this services, go to and click on the Learning Express Library button.

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