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September 1, 2007

Volume 3 Issue 3

Welcome to the Technology @ OCLS September 2007 Newsletter. This month, take advantage of the opportunity to attend computer classes at any of our Library locations or virtually from your home or office computer.

What's New

.: Get Hollywood Favorites With MyLibraryDV

You now have access to classic Hollywood favorites, contemporary releases and world cinema such as The Big Chill, Places in the Heart and Philadelphia. Don’t have an account? Find out how you can have free access to a unique array of entertaining channels where you can enjoy hundreds of hours of DVD-quality movies and programs. Check out MyLibraryDV today!

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     Featured Classes of the Month

Join us this month for new methods of computer learning offered by the Library. You will have a choice to improve your computer knowledge and skills either in a classroom setting or from the convenience of your home or office. Click on the links below for additional information on Self-Paced Online Classes, Open Labs and Office Week. Register today!

.: Virtual Online Classes

Online Class: What’s New in Office 2007 and an Introduction to Windows Vista
Become familiar with the new features of Microsoft Office 2007 Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher and Access. You will also be introduced to Microsoft’s latest operating system, Windows Vista.

Coming in October: Online Class: Introduction to QuickBooks

.: Microsoft Office Week

During September 10 – September 15 you can attend all the Microsoft training series in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook. Space is limited so register today!

Microsoft Word Series - September 10
Create professional documents using tables and mail merge.

Microsoft PowerPoint Series - September 11
Create professional slide shows with animations and slide transitions.

Microsoft Excel Series - September 12
Create professional spreadsheets with formulas, charts and pivot tables.

Microsoft Access Series - September 13
Create a basic database to track and present data within tables, queries, forms and reports.

Microsoft Outlook Series - September 14
Create e-mails, appointments, a contact list, folders, and assign tasks.

Open Lab: Resume Writing - September 21
Need to create a resume but you’re unsure where to start? Let our instructors assist you in creating your resume. Bring a disk or CDR to save your work. Recommended Prerequisite: Microsoft Word Level 1

For more information or to sign up for classes at any of our locations call 407.835.7323 or visit our website.

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     New Classes

The Library will be offering three new exciting classes in September! Below you’ll find the class names and descriptions. Click on the class name for additional information.

Web 2.0 Basics
Learn how you can collaborate and share information with others online using various Web 2.0 Applications. Recommended Prerequisite: Internet Level I

Introduction to Windows Vista
Learn about the features and discover the possibilities of Windows Vista.

For registration information, visit our online calendar or call 407.835.7323.


     Technology Connection

.: Microsoft Office: How to make text superscript or subscript

  1. Select the text to be formated as superscript or subscript.
  2. On the Format menu, click the Font menu, and then click on the Font tab.
  3. Select the Superscript or Subscript check box.     

Try these keyboard shortcuts to save you time:

  • Superscript: Press CTRL+SHIFT+=  
  • Subscript: Press CTRL+=

By: Claude Tido
Technology & Customer Support Specialist
Computer Resource Center, Orlando Public Library

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Did You Know?

.: Featured Database of the Month

Live Homework Help provides online, interactive help from qualified tutors for students in grades 4 through 12. The 20-minute sessions are in English or Spanish and offer expert help in math, science, social studies or English. A live person to help you with Homework! Live Homework Help is compatible with PCs and Macintosh computer systems.

.: Add An RSS Feed To Your E-mail Account

Be the first to be informed about what’s happening at the library. Library news will be fed directly to your Yahoo or Google account. Check out the RSS feeds offered by the Library.!


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