Subject Guide: Computer Resources

Are you interested in learning about computers?  Whether you are a novice or a more advanced user this guide can help you with your computer needs!  For materials to help learn more about computer software and programs, try browsing the nonfiction shelves around 004 to 006.  For materials on computer repair and troubleshooting, try browsing the nonfiction shelves around 621.39. 

Of special note: The Library holds computer classes that can help you learn some useful skills.

Last updated: December 30, 2015

Databases

  • The latest information and current trends in technology. including computers, telecommunications, electronics, and the Internet. Updated daily.

  • Test preparation materials and interactive practice exams based on official academic, civil service, military, and professional licensing and certification exams. Includes preparation for the GED, SAT, GRE, U.S. Citizenship Test, and TOEFL.

  • Complete articles from magazines and journals covering nearly all subjects including general reference, business, health, education, general science, and multicultural issues. This resource also contains full text for more than 50 reference books and an Image Collection of over 510,000 photos, maps and flags.

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  • Easy Windows 10
    by Mark Edward Soper

    Easy Windows 10 teaches you the fundamentals to help get the most from Windows 10. Fully illustrated steps with simple instructions guide you through each task, building the skills you need to perform the most common tasks with Windows.

  • Macbook for Dummies
    by Mark L. Chambers

    This is a straightforward guide to all things MacBook, including setting up and configuring your laptop, navigating your way around the desktop, familiarizing yourself with the operating system, working with files and folders, and more.

  • Teach Yourself Visually Office 2016
    by Elaine Marmel

    Are you a visual learner who wants to spend more time working in Microsoft Office than trying to figure out how the programs actually work? Through a series of easy-to-follow, full-color two-page tutorials and step-by-step instructions, you′ll learn about Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, and Publisher.

  • Wireless Networking
    by Michael Miller

    Most homes today are networked--and not just with computers, but also with iPads or other tablets, smartphones, game consoles, portable gaming devices, networked TVs, Blu-ray players, media players, and a whole lot more. This book delivers the plain-English answers and step-by-step techniques you need to get the most out of your wireless network.

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