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COMPUTERS & TECHNOLOGY


 

DATABASES


  • Computer Database
    The database includes computer-related product introductions, news and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications, and the application of technology.

  • General Science Collection
    Key subjects covered include the biological sciences, computing, engineering, and technology.

CLASSES AT THE LIBRARY
Thu, Jul 09, 10:00am - 10:45am
Virtual
This class will introduce you to Overdrive & Libby, help you create an account, and get you started reading or listening.Register

Tue, Jul 14, 10:00am - 10:45am
Virtual
Did you know you have access to magazines and music with your library card? Join us to find out how to get started with these library services.Register

Thu, Jul 16, 10:00am - 10:45am
Virtual
Design presentations, social media graphics, and more with thousands of beautiful layouts.Register

Tue, Jul 21, 10:00am - 10:45am
Virtual
Just like etiquette is a code of polite behavior in society, netiquette is a code of good behavior on the Internet.Register

Tue, Jul 21, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Virtual
Join an IT professional on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month to do a short group activity, ask your coding questions, and share your coding progress. Ages 8-14. Registration required.Register

Wed, Jul 22, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Virtual
Learn how to discover new job opportunities using Google Search and organize your job search experience using G Suite tools. Register

Thu, Jul 23, 10:00am - 10:45am
Virtual
Get best practices for creating a YouTube Channel and compelling video content that promotes your products and services and drive engagement with your brand. Register

Tue, Aug 04, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Virtual
Join an IT professional on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month to do a short group activity, ask your coding questions, and share your coding progress. Ages 8-14. Registration required.Register

Tue, Aug 18, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Virtual
Join an IT professional on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month to do a short group activity, ask your coding questions, and share your coding progress. Ages 8-14. Registration required.Register

Tue, Sep 22, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Local History/Special Collections - Sprouse Rare Book Room
Learn how to use the Library's online resources to research your National History Day project.

 

GALE COURSES

Blogging and Podcasting for Beginners
Learn how to create your very own blog and podcast using the tools that you already have available on your computer.

Write Effective Web Content
Learn how to write Web content and produce multimedia elements to make your website or blog a must-visit site on the Internet.

How to Get Started in Game Development
Take steps toward a new career in game development by building a foundation to design games in a wide variety of genres for different audiences and platforms.

Secrets of Better Photography
Learn how to take better pictures by understanding your camera and how to use it in a variety of situations.

Creating WordPress Websites
Discover how to easily create blogs and websites with WordPress, the world's most popular Web publisher.

 

These class are available online for no charge with your library card.
Complete Course Catalog     How To Enroll    Support    Ask A Librarian

 

 

UNIVERSAL CLASS

Learn OneNote 2016
OneNote is simply a note taking program that you can use to take notes and organize those notes with pictures, tables, charts, as well as screen clippings from the web and other programs –and that's just the start.

Typing and Keyboarding 101
This course, Typing and Keyboarding for Business Professionals, is entirely self-teaching. Each lesson is short, simple and easy to master, with easy-to-understand text and custom-designed typing drills.

Google Analytics 101
This course  walks you through the set up process and helps you work with important dashboard metrics that you can use to improve website conversions and traffic.

Virtual Assistant 101
This course will walk you through the process of preparing for a successful VA business.

How to Run an Effective Helpdesk
Draft a plan, determine which services you’ll offer, and how to measure performance of your IT help desk.

 

These class are available online for no charge with your library card.
Complete Course Catalog     Register    View Tutorial    Ask A Librarian

 

 

GROW WITH GOOGLE

The Alexandria Library is a partner with Grow with Google, which makes tools and digital skills training easily accessible online for free.

As a partner we also receive resources to teach digital skills to our community at the library, both in the library and online.

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