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Basic Computer Skills

Are you trying to up your computer skills? We have tools to help! If you are trying to increase your computer skills, or learn additional software or operating systems, we have more than books! For basic computer or internet skills, or increasing your level of expertise at Microsoft Office, look no further than our Learning Express Library or Job and Career Accelerator databases from the Michigan eLibrary, located under the Online Resources link on the library web page.

After you have created an account by clicking on New Users, you can go to the left navigation bar to where you see Computer and Internet Basics. This will take you to tutorials on
Getting Started With the Computer

*Introduction to the Computer

  • * Computer Basics 1: Roles of Computers
  • * Computer Basics 2: Personal Computer Fundamentals

*Introduction to Windows

  • Computer Basics 3: The Basics of Windows 7
  • Computer Basics 4: Customizing Windows 7

*The Computer in Action

  • Computer Basics 5: Application Basics
  • Computer Basics 6: Organizing Data
  • Computer Basics 7: Web Browsing
  • Computer Basics 8: Printing
  • Computer Basics 9: Maintenance and Security