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How to Get a Great Job: Customize Your Resume


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This article contains advice on customizing your resume each time you apply to a job posting.

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Connecting Communities Local Leader FAQs


Southern Rural Development Center
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


Microsoft Corporation
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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Digital Tattoo


Digital Tattoo
http://digitaltattoo.ubc.ca/
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What is your digital tattoo? In short, it's your online identity - the bits and data that form who you are online.

The goal of this online learning tool is to share resources that encourage you to think about your online presence, to navigate the issues involved in forming and re-forming a digital identity and to learn about your rights and responsibilities as a digital citizen. This website includes writing, videos, images, and quizzes organized within five learning modules: Protect, Connect, Learn, Work, Publish. The modules can be completed individually or in sequence.

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Living Life Online


Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
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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Job Search Tutorial


Goodwill Community Foundation International
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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Recognize Cyber Bullying


The Beehive
http://thebeehive.org/digitalbasics/2010/12/22/beg...
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Bullies are no longer just the tough kids on the school playground. With today’s technology, these troublemakers are able to do their taunting online, too.  It’s called cyber bullying, the use of technology to harass or bully someone through forums, chat-rooms, with instant messaging, on sites like Facebook and with hate E-mail. Cyber bullies can be smart and savvy web-users, so it may be hard to recognize them at first. But there are warning signs to pay attention to. Being able to recognize a cyber bully and knowing how to react appropriately can help you stay safe online.

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How to Delete Cookies


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http://thebeehive.org/digitalbasics/2010/12/22/adv...
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When you visit a web site, cookies store site settings and information on your computer. This can be anything from your user ids, passwords or e-mail addresses to items you’ve added to a virtual shopping cart like on Ebay or Amazon. Cookies can be helpful and don’t pose any real threat in most cases. But if you’re sharing a computer and/or don’t want this type of information stored, you can easily delete them.

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How to Browse and Delete Your Web History


The Beehive
http://thebeehive.org/digitalbasics/2010/12/22/int...
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The browsing history is a list of the sites you’ve visited recently and can be used as an easy way to navigate back to that cooking web site you enjoy visiting so much. For safety purposes, knowing how to clear your browser history is an important step in maintaining your privacy and security, especially on shared computers.

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How to Set up Skype


The Beehive
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


The Beehive
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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10 Ways to Spot a Virus


The Beehive
http://thebeehive.org/digitalbasics/2010/12/22/beg...
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Your computer can act funny or slow down for a variety of reasons. Sometimes it’s something simple like a problem with a program. But other times it may be a virus. Viruses can damage your computer and let other harmful programs into your system that steal important information. Knowing how to recognize a virus can help you protect your computer and personal information.

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5 Ways to Avoid Phishing Scams


The Beehive
http://thebeehive.org/digitalbasics/2010/12/22/int...
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Phishing scams are an attempt to steal your personal and financial information. These scams typically involve email, fake web sites or pop-up messages that are used to trick you into handing over personal information such as bank account or credit card information, Social Security numbers, passwords, etc. Knowing how to recognize and avoid phishing can help you protect your information on the web.

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How to Use Windows and Tabs


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http://thebeehive.org/digitalbasics/2010/12/22/int...
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When you’re searching the web, there are a couple of ways to open web sites. Using windows and tabs make it easy to view multiple web sites while you’re online.

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Setting up Virus Protection


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http://thebeehive.org/digitalbasics/2010/12/22/int...
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Learn how to install antivirus software which is used to prevent, find and remove viruses, worms, spyware and other harmful programs on your computer.

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TechSoup Tips For Maintaining Public Computers


Tech Soup
http://www.techsoupforlibraries.org/cookbooks
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Learn from the experiences of others! Download the free Cookbooks, packed with tips and techniques on maintaining public computers. Each Cookbook has valuable and practical information collected from hundreds of public libraries throughout the U.S. and Canada. From troubleshooting to setting up wireless networks or solving many technology issues, all these great ideas are captured and published here to share solutions from the field.

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Indeed


Indeed
http://www.indeed.com
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A job search engine available in more than 50 countries and 24 languages.

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National Broadband Map


National Telecommunications and Information Administration
http://www.broadbandmap.gov/
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The National Broadband Map (NBM) is a searchable and interactive website that allows users to view broadband availability across every neighborhood in the United States. The NBM was created by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), in collaboration with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and in partnership with 50 states, five territories and the District of Columbia. The NBM is a project of NTIA's State Broadband Initiative. The NBM will be updated approximately every six months and was first published on February 17, 2011.

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Understanding Medical Words: A Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine


National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/medicalwords.ht...
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Interactive tutorial to understand medical words.

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MedlinePlus Guide to Healthy Web Surfing


National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/healthywebsurfi...
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Guide to healthy web surfing.

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