What's New

.: NEW SERVICE FOR THE DEAF AND HARD-OF-HEARING
.: MEET OUR NEW AVATAR
.: EXTRA! EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT?

Classes

.: FEATURED CLASSES OF THE MONTH
.: NEW CLASSES
.: GOOGLE: TAKE IT TO THE NEXT LEVEL

Did You Know?

.: DATABASE OF THE MONTH
.: STEP UP TO THE PLATE @ YOUR LIBRARY
.: GET YOUR CARD ONLINE


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September 1, 2006

Volume 2 Issue 3



Welcome to Technology @OCLS, this month we are highlighting courses on how to create and enhance your own Web Site using HTML and JavaScript coding, Weblogs along with Podcasting.

What's New

.: NEW SERVICE FOR THE DEAF AND HARD-OF-HEARING

 The Sorenson Video Relay Service (VRS) is a free service for the deaf and hard-of-hearing community that enables anyone to conduct video relay calls with family, friends, or business associates through a certified ASL interpreter via a high-speed Internet connection and a video relay solution. A Library Card is not required to use the Sorenson VRS. Visit the Soreson site from our NetLinks Assistive Services - Relay Services.

.: MEET OUR NEW AVATAR

Do you find yourself needing additional help with ?Confused?? on the OCLS website? Meet our new avatar, a virtual guide, to help you find answers to your questions using ?Confused??. Visit our webpage to find out more information.

.: EXTRA! EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT?

New on the OCLS?s website is the ?Press Room?. This area provides great information about the Orange County Library System for members of the press and others seeking background and facts about our libraries. Check it out!

Visit our Press Room today

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Classes

      FEATURED CLASSES OF THE MONTH

Join us this month and learn how to create professional looking websites using HTML and JavaScript tools. We can even teach you how to add a blog and a podcast to it! You won?t want to miss them!

Create Your Own Webpages Using HTML Level 1
Learn HTML concepts and terminology. Create a simple web page using basic HTML features and tags. Recommended Prerequisite: Internet Level 1

Create Your Own Webpages Using HTML Level 2
Create HTML web pages for publishing on the web. Customize a webpage with advanced features such as graphics, links and tables. Recommended Prerequisite: HTML Level 1

Create Your Own Webpages Using HTML Level 3
Learn how to create cascading style sheets and frame sets.
Recommended Prerequisite: HTML Level 2

Create Your Own Webpages Using HTML Level 4
Learn how to create forms using HTML script. Collect information from Web site visitors.
Recommended Prerequisite: HTML Level 3

Create Your Own Webpages Using JavaScript Level 1
Learn how to add advanced features like drop down menus and alert boxes to your website using JavaScript. Recommended Prerequisite: HTML Level 2

Podcasting
Learn how to subscribe, download, view, listen to and create your own podcast series. Recommended Prerequisite: Internet Level 1

Weblog Basics
Learn the fundamentals of a Weblog and how to create your own blog.
Recommended Prerequisite: Email Level I

For more information or to sign up for classes in any of our locations call 407.835.7323 or visit our web page.

     NEW CLASSES

The Library will be offering a total of four new Haitian Creole classes in September! Below you?ll find the list of classes, class descriptions where and when they will be offered.

Microsoft Word Level 1 in Haitian Creole
Deskripsyon : Apran konsèp ak t èminoloji. Vini abitye ak environman Microsoft Word epi itilize bazik fiti nan

Microsoft Word pou Kreye yon dokiman.
Ki klas ou bezwen avan sa : Fondasyon òdinatè 1

Wednesday, September 06, 2006 6:00 p.m.
South Trail Branch

Wednesday, September 11, 2006 2:30 p.m.
Orlando Public Library

Microsoft Word: Writing Business Letters in Haitian-Creole
Deskripsyon : Itilize Microsoft Word pou kreye yon lèt dafè. Itilize diferan lèt dafè gid, stil, fòmat, ak teknik pou ekri. Ki Klas ou bezwen avan sa: Microsoft word Nivo 1

Monday, September 13, 2006 6:00 p.m.
South Trail Branch

Monday, September 18, 2006 4:00 p.m.
Orlando Public Library

Searching for Jobs Online in Haitian-Creole
Deskripsyon : Itilize intènèt pou ka chèche tout kalite travay ou ta gen bezwen, avèk anpil lòt resous tout. Ki Klas ou bezwen avan sa :Intènèt Nivo I.

Monday, September 25, 2006 2:30 p.m.
Orlando Public Library

Microsoft Word: Resume Writing in Hatian-Creole
Deskripsyon : Itilize Microsoft Word pou kreye yon rezime profesyonèl osinon yon CV profesyonèl lè ou ap aplike pou travay. Ki klas ou bezwen avan sa: Microsoft Word Nivo 1

Friday, September 29, 2006 10:30 a.m.
Orlando Public Library

     GOOGLE: TAKE IT TO THE NEXT LEVEL

This month the Library will be offering a class that will show you lots of in-depth tips and tricks for searching with your favorite search engine. Come and take web searching to the next level!

Saturday, September 16, 2006 at 2:00 p.m.
Orlando Public Library

For registration information, visit our website/calendar and click on the name of the event or call 407.835.7323.

 

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Did You Know?

.: FEATURED CLASSES OF THE MONTH

CONSULTA - A comprehensive Spanish-language database which includes award-winning reference books and a wide range of journals.
Una nueva base de datos completa en español que incluye libros de referencia que han ganado premios y una gran selección de revistas.

.: STEP UP TO THE PLATE @ YOUR LIBRARY

Login to build your 21st century literacy skills by participating in a baseball trivia game for a chance to win a trip for two to Cooperstown, N.Y., home of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum for the World Series Gala in October 2006! 
You can play online or printout your playbook to play and mail in.

Step up to the plate and play for a chance to win today! !

.: GET YOUR CARD ONLINE!

The Orange County Library System is pleased to offer a variety of Library Cards. After reading the brief description of each type of card, click on the appropriate card for more information.

For more information visit our webpage.

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