Lorain Public Library System - Useful Web Links
Selected Topic: Computers
CNET - Technology Product Reviews
If you want news and information about computers and online technology, this is the place. Includes regular news, departments, and feature articles in addition to product reviews and resource collections.
The Goodwill Community Foundation provides a free, well-illustrated tutorial covering computer use for the beginner. Some of the lessons and videos provided include CONNECT THE CABLES, GETTING STARTED WITH WINDOWS,GETTING TO KNOW THE WINDOWS AND/OR MAC DESKTOP, UNDERSTANDING OPERATING SYSTEMS, LAPTOP COMPUTERS & MOBILE DEVICES, THE PARTS OF THE KEYBOARD, a MOUSE TUTORIAL with game for practice, and TYPES OF INTERNET CONNECTIONS.
Computer Training Handouts
Akron Public Library provides an excellent assortment of training handouts related to beginning computer use, computer operating systems (XP and VISTA), some Microsoft(R)Office software (WORD, EXCEL, PUBLISHER, POWERPOINT, etc.), Internet use skills and assorted other computer instruction.
DigitalLiteracy.gov is a service of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. Browse their website to learn about using computers, the Internet, mobile devices, and software.
Information about keeping children safe online, email, spam, viruses and privacy.
Keyboard Shortcuts for Microsoft products
Find keyboard shortcuts for leading Microsoft products that help save time and effort and provide an essential tool for some people with dexterity difficulties and impairments.
The Goodwill Community Foundation provides LearnFree.org as a resource for online learning in a variety of topics - including computer skills for beginners, Microsoft (R) Excel, Microsoft Word (R), Facebook, etc.
Microsoft Office Online Training
Learn about the features of various versions of Microsoft Office - including Office 2013.
Microsoft Windows XP - Tutorial
A Windows XP tutorial is presented in a question and answer format.