Using the Internet and Computers

Computer Basics

Keyboard & Mouse Basics
http://www.searchengineguide.com/
Metasite containing more than 2,200 annotated links to search engines, portals, directories, and indexes.  Links are organized under subject engines, such as Arts, Business, Reference which are further broken down by topic

Search the Web

Search Engine Guide
http://www.searchengineguide.com/
Metasite containing more than 2,200 annotated links to search engines, portals, directories, and indexes.  Links are organized under subject engines, such as Arts, Business, Reference which are further broken down by topic.

 

Internet Tutorials

Every Community Online (ECO)
http://www.connectedtx.org/every-community-online
A new online portal offering FREE computer skills and internet training for the public.  After registering for the program, completing GCF Learnfree learning modules and an evaluation, participants are entered into a computer sweepstakes and also qualify for exclusive provider offers.
Learn the Net
http://www.learnthenet.com/english/index.html
"Learn the Net is a great site for web novices interested in web publishing, business, multimedia, or better ways to dig for data. You'll find interactive tutorials, 'ask the expert' forums, FAQs, games and more. Best of all, the site is well designed, written and organized. Learn the Net puts a 'human face on cyberspace!'"

 

Citing Sources

APAStyle.org Electronic References
http://www.apastyle.org/apa-style-help.aspx
Excerpts from the new 5th edition of the Publication Manual. The material provided covers commonly asked questions regarding how to site electronic media.
Citation Guides for Electronic Documents
http://www.ifla.org/I/training/citation/citing.htm
List of links to style guides and resources. Compiled by the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions.