Resources for Building Computer Skills

For Patrons or Library Staff

  • Computer Tutorials from Goodwill Community Foundation
    https://edu.gcfglobal.org/en/subjects/tech/
    Goodwill has a great site, with tutorials for tech and non-tech skills. It does an especially good job with software (MS Office, browsers) and Windows.
  • Basic Mouse Skills from The Library Network (Michigan)
    http://tech.tln.lib.mi.us/tutor/
    This is a very basic tutorial on mouse functionality for novice computer users.
  • Internet and Computer Tutorials from Techboomers
    https://techboomers.com/
    Targeting seniors and technology novices, Techboomers offers tutorials for all kinds of specific topics, from devices (iPads and Android), to apps (Instagram and Skype), to websites (Ebay and YouTube).
  • Learning Express
    Find the registration link at your local public library
    Learning Express offers video tutorials (30-60 minutes) on computer and internet basics, running Windows, and using Microsoft Office.
  • Universal Class
    http://bit.ly/vtlib_uc (you'll need your library card)
    Like its other offerings, Universal Class has a range of tech classes with real assignments and teachers.

Specifically for Library Staff