What's New

.: NEW EXCEL ADVANCED CLASSES
.: NATIONAL POETRY MONTH

Classes

.: FEATURED CLASSES OF THE MONTH

Did You Know?

.: DATABASE OF THE MONTH
.: INCOMING TAX SEASON CLOSING IN
.: SYSTEM HOLIDAY CLOSING SCHEDULES

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April 1, 2010

Volume 5 Issue 10




Welcome to the Technology @ OCLS April 2010 Newsletter. This month, use the Library’s resources to find something of interest and to celebrate National Poetry Month. In addition, 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

.: Take A Look At The New Excel Advanced Classes

There are many new classes available through OCLS. Check out the new Excel Advanced classes:

Space is limited, so register today!

.: National Poetry Month

It’s National Poetry Month! Celebrate by delving into an array of poetry resources that offer poems and biographies of poets and authors. Watch videos in our YouTube Poetry Playlist. Like trivia? If so, test your knowledge by checking out the magnetic poetry trivia puzzle in the Kids Poetry Virtual Gallery today!

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Classes

     Featured Classes of the Month

.: Citizenship Inspired

In April, 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:  April 5-10
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:  April 18 -24
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

Enter your library card information and access our Online Interactive Tutorials to take advantage of 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

.:: General Research

The SIRS Researcher is a reference database containing thousands of articles exploring social, scientific, health, historic, business, economic, political, and global issues. It includes magazines, newspapers, and reference books as well as graphics..

.: Incoming Tax Season Closing In

April 15th is just around the corner. If you’re still trying to get your taxes done on time, try using the Library’s Taxes Virtual Gallery. Easily find forms, instructions, and information at your fingertips. If you need personal assistance, there’s also information in the gallery on branch locations offering tax help.

.: System Holiday Closing Schedules

All Orange County Library System locations will be closed on the following day in observance of the Easter holiday, on Sunday, April 4, 2010.

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