The mission of the Schenectady County Public Library is to satisfy our community's educational, informational, cultural and recreational needs by providing free and open access to a comprehensive range of materials, services and programs.

Computer Tutorials


Mousing Around

Palm Beach County Library Mouse Tutorials
Basic mouse training plus Mousercise and practice games.
Burlington County Library Mouse Tutorials
Introduces three basic mouse skills. Easy to use.
Senior Net Mouse Training
Simple exercises to get you familiar with the mouse.
Computers for Novices
Class handout (pdf)
Computer Terms for the Novice
Class handout (pdf)
 
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Keyboarding

Power Typing
Includes finger placement, beginner lessons, games and practice paragraphs with optional sound.
GoodTyping
Free, but requires registration. Offers lessons in Spanish, French, German, Portuguese and Italian.
Sense-Lang
Shows the keyboard as you type. Lessons, games, and number pad tutorial. Available in multiple languages including Russian, Norwegian, Arabic, Bulgarian, Hebrew and Greek.
Basic Keyboarding
Class handout (pdf)
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Internet Basics

Learn the Net
The web at a glance with 21 short lessons.
BBC Webwise Online Course
Online tutorials sponsored by the British Broadcasting Company.
Net Tutor
Sponsored by Ohio State University.
Internet Basics
Class handout (pdf)
Searching and Security
Class handout (pdf)
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Internet Searching & Advanced Internet

Finding Information on the Internet: a Tutorial
Copyright (c) 2008 by the Regents of the University of California.
RefDesk
Internet Beginner's Guides & Tutorials. An assortment of 25 different links covering basic www to a mouse tutorial.
Purdue University: How the Internet Works
An interactive guide to using the Internet sponsored by Purdue University.
About Google
Includes Help, Google Web Search Features and more.
Google Guide
An online interactive tutorial and reference for experienced users, novices, and everyone in between. Not affiliated with nor endorsed by Google.
Internet Searching
Class handout (pdf)
Advanced Internet
Class handout (pdf)
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E-mail

E-mail
Class handout (pdf)
Advanced E-mail
Class handout (pdf)
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Microsoft: Windows and Office

GCF LearnFree.org
GCFLearnFree.org® creates and provides free quality, innovative online learning. Includes lessons, interactives, extras and videos for easy learning.
Windows 7
Class handout (pdf)
Free Tutorial Central
Site includes Word 2010 and other Office programs and years
Getting Started with Office 2010
Hear and explore Word 2010. Sponsored by Microsoft Office.
Getting to Know Word 2010
Class handout (pdf)
Word 2010 File Management
Class handout (pdf)
Intermediate Word 2010
Class handout (pdf)
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Social Networking

Facebook Beginners' Guide 101
A step-by-step guide to creating and using your Facebook account.
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