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Technology @OCLS January 2007

What's New

.: MyLibraryDV
.: Homework Help@OCLS
.: Start Your Own Business Using eGuides


.: Featured Classes of the Month
.: New Classes
.: Create an Online Tutorial

Did You Know?

.: Database of the Month
.: OCLS Book Lookup
.: AskaLibrarian

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January 1, 2007

Volume 2 Issue 7

Happy New Year and welcome to the Technology @OCLS January Newsletter! This month, use the Library’s resources to download DVD quality videos, update or learn new computer skills, and even for assistance to successfully complete homework.

What's New

.: Access Hundreds Of Hours Of Video using MyLibraryDV

MyLibraryTV is a unique broadband television channel created by Recorded Books in partnership with the Orange County Library System. You can access programming such as cooking, travel, health programs, classic movies and more!

Check out MyLibraryDV today.


Do you have a school assignment due soon? Help is just a click away! Visit the Homework @ OCLS website where you will find an array of resources specifically designed to assist you..

.: Start Your Own Business using eGuides

If you're thinking about starting your own business, the Library has resources that can help. This eGuide will show you online and print resources that can be used to find your target market, plan your business for success, navigate legal and financial hurdles, market your business effectively, and more.

Visit the our website for more information.

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     Featured Classes of the Month

The Library offers computer classes that can assist you in the development of databases. Below you will find a listing of the classes along with the class descriptions:

Microsoft Excel Level 2
Apply Excel concepts to spreadsheets. Manipulate data in spreadsheets using additional Microsoft Excel features such as sorting and adding comments. Recommended Prerequisite: Microsoft Excel Level 1

Microsoft Access Level 1
Learn database concepts and terminologies. Become familiar with the Microsoft Access environment: tables, queries, forms and report objects. Recommended Prerequisite: Excel Level 2

Microsoft Access Level 2
Create a simple database using multiple tables; build relationships among tables. Recommended Prerequisite: Microsoft Access Level 1

Microsoft Access Level 3
Learn how to manipulate data within multiple database tables using advanced queries. Recommended Prerequisite: Microsoft Access Level 2

Microsoft Access Level 4
Create forms and reports using the built-in Microsoft Access Wizard and learn how to customize them. Recommended Prerequisite: Microsoft Access Level 3

Microsoft Access Templates
Learn how to create a Contact Management Database using the Database Wizard to store important contact information for your records. Recommended Prerequisite: Microsoft Access Level 1

For more information or to sign up for classes at any of our locations call 407.835.7323 or visit our website.

     New Classes

The Library will be offering one new class in January!
The following class will be offered in Spanish:

Microsoft Access Nivel 4
Cree Formularios y Reportes usando el Asistente de Microsoft Access. Además, aprenda cómo modificar Formularios y Reportes ya creados. Prerrequisito Recomendado: Microsoft Access Nivel 3

Sabado, 20 de enero de 2007 10:30 a.m.
Biblioteca Pública de Orlando

     Create Online Tutorials

Learn how to create your own Flash Tutorial using the program Wink. Wink is a freely downloadable program that will help you build animated tutorials as well as capture screen shots of images that can be used in reports for a professional look. Register for the Wink computer class. You’ll be glad you did! 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

DO YOUR AUCTION RESEARCH ONLINE - The prices4antiques.com database contains detailed information on antiques, collectibles, fine art and historic Americana sold at auctions throughout North America.

.: OCLS Online Catalog Book Lookup

The OCLS Online Catalog Book Lookup is a bookmarklet (a Java applet that can be added to an Internet browser). The applet, when run, will search the current URL for an ISBN, and open up the library online catalog. The applet will automatically search the catalog. If it finds the ISBN, a new window will open showing the title in our catalog.

Visit our website for more information.

.: In a Hurry? Have Your Question Answered Online!

Log on for a live chat session 7 days a week. Hours of operation are Sun-Fri 10 AM-10 PM, Sat 10 AM-6 PM.

For more information visit our webpage.

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