Computer and Technology Learning Resources
Want to learn more about using computers or technology and doing so safely? Check out one of the library recommended websites listed below that offer free self-paced online lessons or provide trustworthy information, or complete this form to reserve a one-on-one session with us.
Thousands of online courses to learn in-demand skills from real-world industry experts. Also available through the LinkedIn Learning app. Library ID is dekalb
Comprehensive Technology Training
Features self-paced lessons with written step-by-step instructions, videos, and activities on computer basics, the internet, email, online safety, Microsoft Office, Google, and more. Create a free account to track your learning and progress.
Features training on a variety of technology topics, including computer basics, online searching, understanding mobile devices, and more.
Features interactive basic computer skills courses to topics, such as operating systems, file management, social media, and more. There are also tests to help you identify which courses will be most helpful to you.
Features tests to gauge your knowledge of basic computer skills, like operating systems, email and social media, and identify areas for improvement.
Features step-by-step instructions for lots of technology tasks, like opening a saved document or using Zoom.
Features simple step-by-step instructions for various technology tasks, like creating a shortcut or converting files.
Practice using your computer mouse with these tutorials.
Learn to touch type and practice typing to improve your speed and accuracy with one of these websites.
Learn about what the internet is, how it works, and how to find, evaluate and use websites and information posted online.
Learn how to protect yourself online, maintain your privacy, and secure your technology from cybersecurity threats.
Word Processing, Spreadsheets, and Other Productivity Software
Learn more about productivity software - applications for creating documents, spreadsheets, slideshows and saving these to the cloud.