What's New

.: LIBRARY LEADER
.: LearnATest - HAS BEEN UPDATED
.: CHAT WITH LIBRARY STAFF

Classes

.: FEATURED CLASSES OF THE MONTH
.: NEW CLASSES
.: HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH

Did You Know?

.: DATABASE OF THE MONTH
.: VIRTUAL GALLERIES
.: ONLINE VIDEOS


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October 1, 2006

Volume 2 Issue 4



Welcome to Technology @OCLS - this month learn about Digital Media, view Online Videos, and read a Blog written by Mary Anne Hodel.

What's New

.: LIBRARY LEADER: FIND OUT WHAT IS HAPPENING IN THE LIBRARY

The newest OCLS blog is live on the homepage, the Library Leader. Check out monthly postings by Mary Anne Hodel to learn about what new things are happening here at your Library. Read the blog here.

.: LearnATest HAS BEEN UPDATED!

You can now use this database to practice business writing (writing clear and concise emails, memos, reports, business letters, etc.), job searching, resume writing, interviewing for jobs, fundamentals of writing, and taking the TOEFL exam. Plus more SAT, GED, middle school and high school skills improvement tests have been added.

Each test has an updated record in the OPAC that links to LearnATest find them all by performing a title search for "Learnatest" or check out the virtual library under LearnATest. Visit our webpage to find out more information.

.: CHAT WITH LIBRARY STAFF

Coming soon there will be a new link on every page on the OCLS Website to chat or e-mail library staff. The link will take you to our Ask a Question page. During operating hours that chat is available, the link will read Chat with Library Staff; other times it will read Email Library Staff.

Visit our Chat Room today.

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Classes

     FEATURED CLASSES OF THE MONTH

Are you interested in digital media? If so, join us this month and discover a world of possibilities. Below you will find a listing of all the digital media classes offered at your Library!

Photoshop Level 1
Learn how to use the basic functions of Adobe Photoshop to manipulate images. Recommended Prerequisite: Microsoft Publisher Level 1

Photoshop Level 2
Learn advanced techniques on selectors and layers in Adobe Photoshop. Recommended Prerequisite: Adobe Photoshop Level 1

Photoshop Level 3
Learn how to create and manipulate graphics for the Web using Adobe Photoshop. Recommended Prerequisite: Adobe Photoshop Level 2

Sound Forge XP Studio 6
Use Sound Forge XP Studio 6, a digital audio editing program, to edit and manipulate music and sound files. Recommended Prerequisite: Computer Basics Level I

Windows Media Player
Learn how to create your own playlist from multiple music CDs using Microsoft Windows Media Player and download to MP3 players. Recommended Prerequisite: Computer Basics Level I

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

Digital Photography
Learn the features of digital cameras, how to download pictures to your computer, and manipulate images using Photoshop. Recommended Prerequisite: Photoshop Level 1

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 one new Spanish class in October!

Como Comprar en E-bay
Aprenda a registrarse en ebay y cómo tener una experiencia exitosa al apostar. Audiencia : Adultos

Sabado, Octubre 21 de 2006 2:30 p.m.
Biblioteca Publica de Orlando (Downtown)

 

     HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at your Library with books, movies, music, programs and much more. Visit our website for details.


For registration information for any of the classes or programs, 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 DATABASE OF THE MONTH

Live Homework Help - provides online, interactive help from qualified tutors for students in grades 4 through 12. The 20-minute sessions are in English or Spanish and offers expert help in math, science, social studies and more.

.: VIRTUAL GALLERIES

It's not all about pictures! Virtual Galleries are collections of library resources, websites, programs and events, and other information topped with interactive fun. Each gallery illuminates particular events, holidays, and people!

Check out the Virtual Galleries today!

.: ONLINE VIDEOS

The Library has its own homegrown collection of online videos in addition to those in the catalog. Watch this digital cinema for storytelling, Library events, educational ESL and Math videos, and more.

To watch a video visit our webpage.

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