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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.

Virtual Events
Mon, May 10, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Virtual
Girls Who Code is a virtual club that meets weekly to learn, experiment and create with coding. Some coding and circuitry experience suggested.

Tue, May 11, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Virtual
This class is designed help researchers refine search construction while also instructing on Westlaw tools and resources to assist in completing a research project.

Wed, May 12, 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual
Some of the most insidious misinformation on the internet is in the form of photos and videos. In this session, we will discuss how these forms of media are manipulated and how you can detect it.Register

Mon, May 17, 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
This class will cover research fundamentals on Thomson Reuters Westlaw.

Mon, May 17, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Virtual
Girls Who Code is a virtual club that meets weekly to learn, experiment and create with coding. Some coding and circuitry experience suggested.

Tue, May 18, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Virtual
This class is designed help researchers refine search construction while also instructing on Westlaw tools and resources to assist in completing a research project.

Tue, May 18, 7:00pm - 8:15pm
Virtual
Join us on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month from 7:00pm-8:15pm.Register

Wed, May 19, 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual
In this session we will learn how science builds a body of knowledge and how this process is or isn’t reflected in the media. Register

Mon, May 24, 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
This class will cover research fundamentals on Thomson Reuters Westlaw.

Mon, May 24, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Virtual
Girls Who Code is a virtual club that meets weekly to learn, experiment and create with coding. Some coding and circuitry experience suggested.

Tue, May 25, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Virtual
This class is designed help researchers refine search construction while also instructing on Westlaw tools and resources to assist in completing a research project.

Wed, May 26, 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual
In the previous sessions we learned how to spot misinformation, now we will evaluate our own consumption and sharing habits of media. Register

Tue, Jun 01, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Join us for 'happy hour' and learn about the library's digital resources.Register

Tue, Jun 08, 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual
Discover 5 apps to help you overcome writer's block, get inspired to draw new things or compose some new music.Register

Thu, Jun 10, 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual
Get started with eBooks from your library.Register

Tue, Jun 15, 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual
Learn how to get access to thousands of recipes, cooking instructions, travel information and maps of all kinds!Register

Tue, Jun 22, 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual
Learn to use the library's resources to help with updating your resume and job searching.Register

Wed, Jun 23, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Virtual
This live-stream webinar is brought to you through a partnership between the Alexandria Library and Grow With Google.

Thu, Jun 24, 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual
Did you know that your library card allows you to learn online? Learn languages, software instruction, digital skills, and expand your personal development with library resources.Register

 

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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Last updated: February 2021