Computer & Internet Basics

computer basics

If you are new to computers, basic applications, or the internet, then this section is for you. Do you know what computer skills you need? Technology Competencies for Public Access Computing defines the basic skills, knowledge, and behaviors needed to keep your public computing program humming.The Patron Assistance section covers most of the foundational skills for any computer user, whether public or personal.

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Start from Scratch: A New Program of the Bucks County Free Library

 News / Last Modified: 11 August 2015

Last month, Bucks County Free Library began offering Start from Scratch, a new program aimed at helping members of the public connect to the digital world.

During Start from Scratch sessions, patrons bring their "mostly dead" PCs to ...

Don't Reinvent the Wheel: Digital Literacy Resources

 News / Last Modified: 30 May 2014

Libraries know digital literacy; they’ve been the go-to resource for their communities for years. Yet the need continues to grow as the demand for basic skills intensifies and new skills emerge. Whether supporting job hunters, students, older adults,...

Computer Basics

 Document / Last Modified: 29 July 2013

Links to training resources, curriculum and handouts for training on computer basics such as the mouse and keyboard.

Basic Computer Literacy Guide

 Document / Last Modified: 29 July 2013

This is a guide to teach people how to navigate the web. The guide is designed for people who have little computer/Internet skills.