Valuable Links for Libraries
Learning how to use digital resources today is a necessity. These pages are dedicated to offering the latest information on digital learning.
It is hard to get by these days without an email address. These webmail sites offer free addresses. Set up an account with a username and password.
You don't need a memory stick or a disk to save your content. These free online resources offer online storage for documents, presentations, pictures, videos and music.
Online Job Search Sites
AARP Online Tools
Plan for your future. These tools will help you make important decisions so that you can retire in comfort and enjoy it.
Social Security Online Tools
Online Book Clubs
Keep track of your favorite books, engage in on-line discussions, rate books, and store books you have read and want to read.
When using a public access computer it is not possible to add items to your internet favorites and find them again. However, there are several online tools to help you save your favorite webpages. These online formats require a member login. Some of these are much easier to use than others. Also it is important to note that some come with add-ons that download to your computer.
There is great software out there for editing photos. Usually this software also comes with a large price tag. Many people have no need for the expensive professional level software, but do want to edit and play with their photos. These are open source sites..
Photo Storage and Sharing
There are many places on the Internet to upload pictures and store them for later use and to share them with friends.
Online Movies and Television
Social Networking Sites
There are lots of great reasons to be part of a social network. For some it is a cheap and easy way to stay connected with distant family and friends. It is a means to build professional connections. For some it is a way to meet new people with similar interests. Here is a list of some social network sites. I am sure I have missed many, please feel free to add to this list.
Most library computers will be set with an Internet browser chosen by the library staff. However, there are many different kinds of Internet browsers available and some run certain programs better than others.
Here is a list of the most common Web Browsers and links to their home pages.
These are online sites for creating your own web page.
Visually display your important data. These free online programs will help you create charts, graphs, and images to present data in an engaging manner.