Computers & Technology

Websites

Basic Computer Skills
Basic Online Skills
A short, easy-to-master, web based course on basic online skills. Course includes computer skills. e-mail skills, word processing skills and Web skills.
Newbie.org
Has tutorials for email, windows related tasks, the internet, and other information for beginners.
SeniorNet Mouse Exercises
Practice using a mouse using this fun site.
TLN New User Tutorial
This is a very basic computer tutorial designed for anyone who has never used a computer before. Just click on the "New User Tutorial" link to get started.
Website Evaluation Resources
Internet Research Tutorials
An introduction for people interested in learning about the Internet and especially the World Wide Web: what it is, how to search it, and how to use it as a research tool.
Medline Plus - Evaluating Internet Health Information
When using the internet to find health related information, it is always important to evaluate the webpage creator and the information itself. This website is great at helping with this very important step in online health research.
UC Berkeley Library - Evaluating Web Pages
A very useful tool for learning how to find trustworthy websites.
Software Tutorials
Learn Free
Free online tutorials for software, email, internet, and more.
Microsoft Office - Training Homepage
This website offers a great selection of information for Microsoft Office Products (2003 versions), including audio instructions and online tutorials.
W3Schools Online Web Tutorials
Free tutorials for HTML, CSS, PHP, Javascript, and more.
Technology News
All Things Digital
Online journal includes hot technology news topics, product reviews, and technology policy reports.
Ars Technica
Specializes in original technology news and reviews, the analysis of technology trends, and providing expert advice on technology topics.
Gizmodo
A technology weblog about consumer electronics.
Lifehacker
A weblog devoted to life hacks and software.
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