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Take Lessons. Earn Badges. Find Work.


Contributed by: JobScout
Link: http://myjobscout.org/
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JobScout is a web and mobile platform designed to help get users back to work by teaching job seekers the digital literacy skills they need to find a job.

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How to Fix Your Business


Contributed by: International Finance Corporation
Link: http://www.smetoolkit.org/smetoolkit/en/content/en...
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This article provides tips on how to lead your business away from trouble and back to success. The article was written by Van Lanier and shared on the IFC SME business toolkit.

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Building Digital Communities


Contributed by: Institute of Museum and Library Services
Link: http://www.imls.gov/about/building_digital_communi...
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The Institute of Museum and Library Services, together with the University of Washington and the International City/County Management Association, has consulted with hundreds of community members and experts over the past 18 months to identify action steps and a framework for digital communities.

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Google Tools for Small Business


Contributed by: Vermont Council on Rural Development
Link: http://www.vtsbdc.org/assets/files/Googletoolspres...
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This presentation provides information on how to use free tools for businesses offered by Google. The tools include search engine optimization, Google analytics, Google places, and Google AdWords.

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Networking For a Job


Contributed by: Goodwill Community Foundation International
Link: http://www.gcflearnfree.org/jobsearch/3
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In this tutorial you will explore how to network, build relationships, and review strategies for using social media to create a brand for yourself.

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Codeacademy


Contributed by: Codeacademy
Link: http://www.codecademy.com/
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This site provides introductory tutorials on how to use JavaScript, a programming language to provide enhanced user interfaces and dynamic websites.

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Connecting Communities Local Leader FAQs


Contributed by: Southern Rural Development Center
Link: http://srdc.msstate.edu/ecommerce/curricula/connec...
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This guide is designed to enhance the use and adoption of information technology tools and infrastructure in rural communities. Cooperative extension educators and community leaders can use this guide to improve:
-The availability of access to broadband connectivity across the community;
-The ability of organizations in the community to use digital technology to achieve their mission and goals; and
-The ability of individuals in the community to use digital technology to improve their social and economic well-being.

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Microsoft DreamSpark


Contributed by: Microsoft Corporation
Link: https://www.dreamspark.com/Default.aspx
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DreamSpark provides professional-level developer and design tools to students and educators around the world at no charge. These Microsoft tools will help you advance your learning and skills through technical design, technology, math, science, and engineering activities.

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Microsoft Publisher


Contributed by: Goodwill Community Foundation International
Link: http://www.gcflearnfree.org/publisher2010
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Design impressive brochures, business cards, newsletters and more with Microsoft Publisher.

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Microsoft Access


Contributed by: Goodwill Community Foundation International
Link: http://www.gcflearnfree.org/access
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Need to learn how to use an Access database for work or a business? Acquire the skills needed to enter, search and report large amounts of information in a relational database.

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Microsoft Powerpoint


Contributed by: Goodwill Community Foundation International
Link: http://www.gcflearnfree.org/powerpoint
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Learn how to wow an audience with presentations you can create in Microsoft PowerPoint.

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Microsoft Word


Contributed by: Goodwill Community Foundation International
Link: http://www.gcflearnfree.org/word
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Microsoft Word, a popular word processing software, is essential for producing documents both at home and work.

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Twitter 101


Contributed by: Goodwill Community Foundation International
Link: http://www.gcflearnfree.org/twitter101
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Still don't get Twitter? More and more this micro-blogging network is becoming a very useful tool for finding out what's going on with the people and things that matter to you the most. With our simple and engaging tutorial, you can learn all the various ways you can use Twitter to enhance your own life.

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Living Life Online


Contributed by: Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
Link: http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/pubs/consumer/tech/tec1...
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Parents and teachers often talk about helping you stay safe, online and off. They try to teach you to think critically about what you see and hear, and make sure you have the skills you need to succeed in the 21st century. But the truth is that being a good citizen these days requires the same skills it always has: being honest and respectful of others, and treating other people the way you want to be treated. So whether you are texting or talking, posting photos or playing games, this guide has information to reinforce those citizenship skills that work online and off.

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Facebook 101


Contributed by: Goodwill Community Foundation International
Link: http://www.gcflearnfree.org/facebook101
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This tutorial was created to get you up to speed on how to create, use, and maintain a Facebook page of your own, including understanding the Facebook privacy policies and settings.

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Job Search Tutorial


Contributed by: Goodwill Community Foundation International
Link: http://www.gcflearnfree.org/jobsearch
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This tutorial teaches effective strategies for approaching and conducting a job search.

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Net Cetera: Chatting with Kids About Being Online


Contributed by: OnGuard Online
Link: http://www.onguardonline.gov/media/video-0001-net-...
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This resource covers what parents need to know, where to go for more information, and issues to raise with kids about living their lives online.

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Stand Up to Cyberbullying


Contributed by: OnGuard Online
Link: http://www.onguardonline.gov/media/video-0005-stan...
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This video will teach you how you can help stop cyberbullies by standing up for yourself or someone else.

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How to Set up Skype


Contributed by: The Beehive
Link: http://thebeehive.org/digitalbasics/2010/12/22/adv...
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Skype allows you to make a phone call over the Internet. It is also popular for its additional features which include instant messaging, file transfer, and video conferencing.

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Setting Up a Facebook Account


Contributed by: The Beehive
Link: http://thebeehive.org/digitalbasics/2010/12/22/int...
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Facebook allows you to share photos, update friends and family members about your life, and spend hours playing games and quizzes. Even if you only use it every once in a while, here is how to set up your account with no fuss.

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