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May 1, 2010

Volume 5 Issue 11

Welcome to the Technology @ OCLS May 2010 Newsletter. This month, use the Library’s resources to prepare for Mother’s Day celebrations and learn more about National Music Week. 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

.: National Music Week

Take a look at the National Music Week Virtual Gallery and discover the numerous resources your library has to help you celebrate the occasion. There are plenty of books, videos, magazines, databases, downloadables, and websites to engage everyone, from kids to adults.

.: Mother’s Day is May 9th

Don't forget to thank your mother this Mothers' Day! Find great resources and programs for Mother's Day celebrations.

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     Featured Classes of the Month

.: Microsoft Office Week

.:: Microsoft Office 2003 Week:  May 3 - 8
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:  May 10 -15
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

.:: Solutions for Entrepreneurs

The Small Business Resource Center is a comprehensive database covering all major areas of starting, operating and maintaining a small business. The database includes the following areas: Financing, Management, Accounting and Taxes. Increase your business longevity with this valuable resource.

.: Adoption Awareness

May is National Foster Care Month. If you are interested in getting adoption information for the U.S. and the five most popular countries to adopt from, visit the Adoption Awareness Virtual Gallery to access online resources and Library materials.

.: System Holiday Closing Schedules

All Orange County Library System locations will be closed on the following days in observance of Memorial Day:

  • Sunday, May 30, 2010
  • Monday, May 31, 2010

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