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March 1, 2010

Volume 5 Issue 9

Welcome to the Technology @ OCLS March 2010 Newsletter. There are many resources and services available at the Library, and it’s a good time to check them out! Get help with taxes this season, have fun playing a game in the OCLS Web Arcade, and attend any of our exciting computer classes.

What's New

.: Open Entertainment

Get Ready! The Library offers all kinds of games, puzzles and quizzes. Are you ready to have some fun? Go to the OCLS Web Arcade and… play!

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     Featured Classes of the Month

.: Citizenship Inspired

In March, the Library is offering citizenship test preparation classes! Citizenship Inspired is a six- week program. Students will meet once each week to prepare for the U.S. naturalization (citizenship) test and interview.

For registration information, visit www.ocls.info/citizenship or call 407.835.7323.

.: Microsoft Office Week

.:: Microsoft Office 2003 Week:  March 1– 6
Register for the Office 2003 class series. It includes classes on Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook. Space is limited, so register today!

.:: Microsoft Office 2007 Week:  March 15 -23
You can attend the Microsoft Office 2007 training series in Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook. We are continuously updating the series, so be sure and regularly check-in for new classes in each program. Space is limited, so register today!

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.: Mac Computer Classes

Several Library locations offer Mac computer classes. Take a class and learn the basics of Mac computers, including the iLife ’08 and iWork ’08 Suites. For a full list of Mac classes available, visit our online calendar or call 407.835.7323.

.: Online Classes

Trying to fit a computer class into your hectic schedule? Take a live online computer class from your home or office via the Internet. We offer classes in Office 2007, Photoshop, and QuickBooks. Get on board and register today! Note: A computer speaker or a headset is required for audio.

.: Online Interactive Tutorials

Take advantage of our Online Interactive Tutorials and discover computer lessons from our most popular classes. Explore topics like Access, Computer Basics, E-mail, Excel, Word and more. Note: These tutorials require Flash Player. If you don't have the Flash Player, download it now for free.

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Did You Know?

.: Featured Database of the Month

.:: Empowering Investors

Did you know that the Standard & Poor’s NetAdvantage database is your single source for business and investment information? With NetAdvantage you can find detailed financial reports for over 5,000 companies, more than 9,700 bonds and over 14,000 mutual funds.

.: We Can Do It!

March is International Women’s History Month. Visit the Library’s Women’s History Month Virtual Gallery to explore Web resources dedicated to finding library materials, Web sites, and selected biographies of amazing women who made history. Make sure you stop by today!

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