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Resources: Computers and Technology

On-site Resources

A variety of helpful equipment, archives and services are available at your local Marathon County Public Library! Some resources are only available at certain MCPL locations, as noted below.


Books about "Computers & Technology"

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Computers / Wireless Internet (WiFi)

Public Computer Labs All MCPL locations offer public computer labs with Internet access and productivity software. Library card-holders may receive one hour of computer access per day – with additional time automatically granted in 30-minute increments (... MCPL On-site Computers and Technology
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Image / Document Scanners

Scanners are available at all MCPL locations for the purpose of creating digital files from photos, documents and other media. To ensure scanner availability, please contact us before you arrive at the library. MCPL On-site Computers and Technology

Web Resources

The following are third-party websites suggested by library staff for your consideration. Use at your own risk; these sites are not controlled or monitored by the library.

Coursera

Offers free college-level courses from major U.S. universities, including a wide range of topics: the humanities, medicine, biology, social sciences, mathematics, business, computer science, and others. Earn certificates of completion for your resume. Web For Teens Online Courses Computers and Technology

DigitalLearn.org

If you are new to computers, haven't used them for a while, are a little unsure and uncomfortable, or just need a bit of a refresher, these online tutorials are for you. Web Computers and Technology Online Courses

GCFLearnFree.org

Over 750 free online lessons for anyone who wants to improve their technology, literacy and math skills. Web Computers and Technology

Microsoft Office Training Center

Free video courses and tutorials for Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, and more. Covers the most recent Office suite as well as previous versions from several years ago. Web Computers and Technology Online Courses Job-Search

MIT OpenCourseWare

MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity. Web For Teens Online Courses Computers and Technology

Mousercise!

Learn how to use a mouse to navigate web pages. A series of exercises for absolute beginners. Web Computers and Technology

TechBoomers

Provides a wide range of online tutorials intended for users age 50 and over, though others may find the site helpful too. It includes tutorials on popular websites, social media, and internet-based applications. Web Computers and Technology Online Courses

W3Schools

Offers basic to intermediate tutorials in popular website programming languages, including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, ASP, XML, and more. Covers the basics of creating a website from scratch.   Web Computers and Technology

WebWise

An online beginner's guide to using the internet, created and maintained by the BBC. Includes introductions to computer hardware and software, using a mouse, common Internet tasks, email and social networking, and privacy/security. Web Computers and Technology

Wisc-Online

A digital library of Web-based learning resources called "learning objects." The digital library of objects has been developed primarily by faculty from the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS). Web Online Courses For Teens College Prep Computers and Technology

Wisc-Online: Basic Computer Skills

This is a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) created by the Wisconsin Technical College System that provides instructional videos for basic computer skills. Web Computers and Technology Online Courses Job-Search