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What's New

.:OFFICE 2010



Did You Know?



March 1, 2011

Volume 6 Issue 9

Welcome to the Technology @ OCLS March 2011 Newsletter. This month, use the Library’s resources to learn about Women’s History and to find free income tax assistance. You can also attend great computer classes at any Library location or virtually from your home or office computer.

What's New

.: What's New in Microsoft Office 2010

This month the Library offers a new class, What's New in Microsoft Office 2010! Explore the new key features and enhancements of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Access.

For more information, please visit our online calendar or call 407.835.7323.

.: Teen Tech Week: March 6 - 12

Come to the Library and have fun while you learn how to edit a movie and mix music to share with your family and friends.

For more information, please visit our online calendar or call 407.835.7323.

.: Spring Break 2011: March 28 - 31

Bring your kids to our specialized computer classes designed just for them. Kids can have fun while learning how to type, make a movie, edit a photo, practice Internet safety, and more!

For more information, please visit our online calendar or call 407.835.7323.

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      Featured Classes of the Month

.: Microsoft Office Week

.:: Microsoft Office 2007 Week: March 7-11
You can attend the Microsoft Office 2007 training series on Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook. We are continuously updating the series, so be sure and regularly check-in for new classes on each program. Space is limited, so register today!

.: 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 available Mac classes, visit our online calendar or call 407.835.7323.

.: Live Online/Virtual Classes

Trying to fit a computer class into your busy schedule? Take our Live Online/Virtual Classes from the comfort of your home or office via the Internet. We offer classes on Office 2007, Photoshop, and QuickBooks. Get on board and register today! Note: A computer speaker or a headset is required for audio.

.: Self-Paced Online Classes

Enter your library card information and access our Self-Paced Online Classes 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.

.: Small Business Course Tracks

Select a course track that suits your small business interests to learn the latest computer software programs and run your business more efficiently. We provide computer software training on Microsoft Office to create documents and spreadsheets, QuickBooks to manage your finances, HTML to setup a website, Adobe Photoshop to design logos and artwork, and Computer Networking to understand basic networking concepts. Check out the Small Business Course Tracks today!

.: Computer Classes in English, Spanish, and Haitian Creole

The Library offers computer classes in English, Spanish, and Haitian Creole at various locations throughout Orange County. For more information, please visit our online calendar or call 407.835.7323.

Clases de Computadoras en Español

Klas òdinatè an Kreyòl

Computer Classes in English

.: Free Downloadable Media

Would you like to know how to load your new gadget with free audiobooks and music? Let us help! Learn how to download songs that are yours to keep and how to access audiobooks, eBooks, and videos 24/7. You’ll also learn about the Apple iPad, Nook, Kindle, and other mobile devices. Space is limited, so register today!

.: Cloud Computing

Curious about Cloud Computing? Come and experience the new Cloud Computing class series at the Orlando Public Library. From using office applications to managing your finances, learn about an array of great Web-based applications that are available on any computer with Internet access. Class size is limited, so sign up today!

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Did You Know?

.: Featured Database of the Month

.:: America's Newspapers

The electronic editions of valuable local, regional, and national U.S. newspapers -- all in one easy-to-search database. Each paper provides unique coverage of local and regional news, including companies, politics, sports, industries, cultural activities, and people in the community. Access America’s Newspapers today!

.: Where IT Becomes I Can

Between sophisticated hardware, confusing software and the ever-expanding power of the Internet it’s pretty easy to feel like technology is passing you by. It's time to visit the Library, Where I.T. Becomes I Can. You can gain confidence behind a computer with hands-on classes, taught at the Library or online.

.: Income Tax Help at the Library!

View a schedule for free income tax assistance and find tax forms, instructions, and information on our Taxes Virtual Gallery.

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