This demonstration-only class introduces the newest Microsoft operating system, Windows 8. The class begins with the new start screen, gives you a head start on making the transition to the new OS, and describes a few differences between Windows 7 and Windows 8.
Students are welcome to bring their Windows 8 laptops to class.
Tutorial: Windows 8 Basics
Learn how to look up materials in the library catalog, how to find out if an item is in or checked out, how to find it in the library and place a hold on it if it is out. Learn how to access your account, renew materials, request items from other libraries, suggest items for purchase, how to sign up for library programs and how to locate databases and other useful information.
Learn how to set yourself up as an eBay seller. Set up an account, create an auction, write a good description and add photos.
Among many other things, the iPad excels as an eBook reader. One of its strengths is flexibility: the App Store offers apps that are compatible with all the major eBook vendors as well as the library books offered by the Ohio eBook Project. Apps covered include:
Learn more things to do with your iPad.
Learn to have fun with the popular social networking site. Set up a profile, find friends, understand privacy settings and the new Timeline.
Learn to take advantage of Google's new and less-familiar services and tools.
In this class students will learn how to attach a digital photo to email, and how to upload photos onto websites like Facebook, Craigslist or Ebay. We will also discuss and compare various online photo storage and sharing sites, and how to use them to create photo products such as photo books or mugs, etc.
Do you want to be able to shop online with confidence, but are you afraid to put your credit card out there? Do you know how to find reliable vendors and what your payment options are?
Come learn how to to shop online safely, avoiding the risk of identity theft.