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Computer Instruction @ OCPL

 

Computer Instruction
Computer training and more

Whether you need to keep a competitive edge in the job market, or just want to e-mail with long distance family members, computer literacy is important now more than ever. OCPL offers many computer training resources. 

 

Please Choose from the Following:

Classes at OCPL

Books

Databases

Suggested Websites

Community Resources


Classes at OCPL

 

Classes at Central Library

The Central Library offers free introductory computer classes as well as one-on-one beginning computer instruction.  The classes are designed to help individuals who have little or no knowledge of computers or computer programs.  Please call 315-435-1900 for class schedules and registration, or information on how to make an individual appointment.

Topics covered include:


Classes at City & Suburban Libraries

Check the OCPL Calendar of Events (and limit by Computer Instruction) regularly for information about upcoming classes and how to register. Here is a partial list of libraries that frequently offer computer training. Contact an individual library for more details about classes.

 

City Branch Libraries

Suburban Libraries

A wide selection of books about computers is available for check out. Find everything from the ‘For Dummies” series to more advanced computer applications. 


Databases

Use your library card and PIN to log into the Learning Express Database  or Universal Class.
Learning Express  provides interactive, multimedia, self-paced computer software application tutorials, from basic to advanced levels, for the most commonly used applications and operating systems.  Click the link to Computer Skills in the left sidebar for tutorials and self-paced instruction on WordPerfect, all the MS Office applications and Windows and Mac operating systems. 

Universal Class provides personal enrichment and non-credit online courses through engaging video-based lessons, a collaborative learning environment and graded lesson tests. Topics include: Computer Basics 101, Internet Fundamentals, Quickbooks MS Applications, Learn HTML and more. Once you have logged into the Universal Class database, click the link for Computer Training on the left to see the complete list of offerings. [Expires 4/30/2014] *all class sessions must be completed by this date*

 

Learning Express Computer classes list

Universal Class computer classes list

 


Websites

OCPL librarians have reviewed a number of websites and have put together recommended websites for a variety of topics, including computers. See the Search Tools – Internet Links section of the OCPL website. Choose the Computers link to find websites offering online tutorials and other helpful information for new computer users.  Also included are links to local computer support groups. 


Community Resources

[fees are charged for some of these classes]

 

OCM BOCES

Full-Time Adult Education Certificate Classes
Part-Time Continuing Education Classes 

Onondaga Community College
Community Education – IT Certification Classes

Business & Workforce Development classes
Ed2go Online Courses

Onondaga Community College
Online Instruction Center

Neighborhood Computer Project
501 James St
To register call 399-4699 or e-mail neighborhoodcomputerproject@gmail.com
Classes include: how to buy a computer, PC literacy and basic Internet skills, how to set up an e-mail account, MS Office applications.

 

 

Last updated: April 17, 2014