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Searching Online for a Job


Contributed by: Goodwill Community Foundation International
Link: http://www.gcflearnfree.org/jobsearch/2
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Average: 3.3 (3 votes)

In this tutorial you will learn where to look for online job postings, how to perform an effective search, and how to apply for a job online.

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Free Online Typing Course


Contributed by: GoodTyping.com
Link: http://www.goodtyping.com/introduccion.htm?n=Guest...
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Average: 3.2 (5 votes)

This typing course will guide you step-by-step from the beginning. You will be typing quickly and accurately, without looking at the keys, in just a few hours.

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How to Get a Great Job: Customize Your Resume


Contributed by: @yourlibrary
Link: http://www.atyourlibrary.org/career/how-get-great-...
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Average: 3 (2 votes)

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

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Online Networking


Contributed by: ISEEK
Link: http://www.iseek.org/jobs/online-networking.html
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Average: 3 (1 vote)

Social and career networking sites are the latest tool for job seekers and employers. Learn which networking sites are most common. Also, learn how to best use them for your job search.

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Microsoft Excel


Contributed by: Goodwill Community Foundation International
Link: http://www.gcflearnfree.org/excel
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Average: 3 (2 votes)

Understanding how to create spreadsheets and workbooks in Microsoft Excel is an important skill to acquire.

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StopBullying.Gov for Kids


Contributed by: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
Link: http://stopbullying.gov/kids/index.html
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Average: 3 (6 votes)

This site can help you figure out what you can do if you are being bullied, if someone has called you a bully, or if you have seen bullying.

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How to Browse and Delete Your Web History


Contributed by: The Beehive
Link: http://thebeehive.org/digitalbasics/2010/12/22/int...
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Average: 3 (5 votes)

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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10 Ways to Spot a Virus


Contributed by: The Beehive
Link: http://thebeehive.org/digitalbasics/2010/12/22/beg...
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Average: 3 (2 votes)

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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Setting up Virus Protection


Contributed by: The Beehive
Link: http://thebeehive.org/digitalbasics/2010/12/22/int...
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Average: 3 (2 votes)

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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Opening Email Attachments Safely


Contributed by: The Beehive
Link: http://thebeehive.org/digitalbasics/2010/12/22/beg...
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Average: 3 (2 votes)

Learn how to recognize safe attachments and which precautions to take can help you protect your computer and most personal information

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Setting up a Free Email Account with Gmail


Contributed by: The Beehive
Link: http://thebeehive.org/digitalbasics/2010/12/22/beg...
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Average: 3 (3 votes)

Learn how to create an email address using google mail.

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How to Create a Strong Password


Contributed by: The Beehive
Link: http://thebeehive.org/digitalbasics/2010/12/22/beg...
3
Average: 3 (2 votes)

How to create a strong password.

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Interview Tips


Contributed by: New York State Library, Contributed by: State of New York
Link: http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/libdev/nybbexpress/curri...
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Average: 3 (2 votes)

A one-page reference guide for job interviews.

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Cover Letters


Contributed by: New York State Library, Contributed by: State of New York
Link: http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/libdev/nybbexpress/curri...
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Average: 3 (2 votes)

A one-page reference guide on cover letter rules.

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MedlinePlus: Evaluating Health Information


Contributed by: National Library of Medicine, Contributed by: National Institutes of Health, Contributed by: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
Link: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/evaluatinghealt...
3
Average: 3 (1 vote)

Guide to evaluating health information.

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My Next Move


Contributed by: U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)
Link: http://www.mynextmove.org/
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Average: 3 (2 votes)

This tool is aimed at providing jobseekers with information on more than 900 occupations, as well as local job openings and training opportunities in a simple, user-friendly format.

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AIGA Design for Democracy


Contributed by: Design for Democracy
Link: http://www.aiga.org/content.cfm/design-for-democra...
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Average: 3 (1 vote)

Seeks to make government more accessible by making information, instructions, forms, websites and service centers easy to find, understand and use. Design for Democracy has access to specialists in information, interaction, environmental and graphic design, as well as experts in usability, plain language, ethnographic research and branding.

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South Carolina Digital Library


Contributed by: Institute of Museum and Library Services
Link: http://www.scmemory.org/index.php
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Average: 3 (3 votes)

The South Carolina Digital Library (SCDL) is a collaborative effort that includes South Carolina’s schools, libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural heritage institutions. SCDL’s mission is to encourage our collaborators to create, maintain, and promote digital collections that represent South Carolina's historical and cultural resources while following state-level guidelines that are based on national standards and best practices. Currently there are over 80,000 primary resources available in the database from approximately 30 cultural heritage institutions around the state.  The primary resources include photographs, books, manuscripts, maps, audio and video files.

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Things to Know about Evaluating Medical Resources on the Web


Contributed by: National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Link: http://nccam.nih.gov/health/webresources
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Average: 3 (3 votes)

This short guide contains questions to consider when searching for health information online.

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A Parent's Guide to Internet Safety


Contributed by: Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
Link: http://www.fbi.gov/stats-services/publications/par...
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Average: 2.3 (3 votes)

FBI's guide to help parents begin to understand the complexities of online child exploitation.

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