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How to Copy, Cut, and Paste for Beginners


Contributed by: LifeHacker
Link: http://lifehacker.com/5801525/help-new-pc-users-le...
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This tutorial walks through the steps on how to cut, copy, and paste a file, image, text, or other item.

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Share with Care


Contributed by: OnGuard Online, Contributed by: Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
Link: http://www.onguardonline.gov/media/video-0004-shar...
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Average: 2 (1 vote)

What you post online could have an impact on people in the real world.

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Learn About Password Security


Contributed by: Online QR Lab
Link: http://www.onlineqrlab.com/learn-about-password-se...
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This guide provides information on password security and provides helpful tips on how to create passwords.

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Skills Assessment


Contributed by: ISEEK
Link: http://www.iseek.org/careers/skillsAssessment
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Average: 1 (3 votes)

This assessment lets you rate yourself on 35 different skills and then see which occupations are a match for the skills that are important to you. At the end of the assessment, you will see a list of occupations that are a good match for your skill profile.

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Resume Writing 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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A one-page reference guide that provides resume writing tips.

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Resume Examples


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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A one-page reference guide that provides two resume examples.

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Google.com Advanced Search


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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A one-page reference guide on how to use the Advanced Search function of Google.

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Literacyworks


Contributed by: Literacyworks
Link: http://www.literacyworks.org/
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Average: 1 (2 votes)

Literacyworks, an educational nonprofit organization, was created to address the needs of underprivileged and underrepresented adults, families and children by using educational technology to increase the quality, availability, and accessibility of literacy curriculum for individuals with low literacy skills.

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Guide on how to create a health website


Contributed by: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
Link: http://www.health.gov/healthliteracyonline/
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Average: 1 (2 votes)

This guide is written for Web designers, Web content specialists, and other public health communication professionals to create a health Web site that's easy to use, particularly for people with limited literacy skills and limited experience using the web.

Tutorial: Computer Basics


Contributed by: GCF LearnFree
Link: https://www.gcflearnfree.org/computerbasics
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Series of lessons that a beginner can use to learn from the start. These tutorials can also be used to update or refresh one's basic/existing understanding of the home/personal computer environment.

Malware - Federal Trade Commission


Contributed by: Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
Link: https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0011-malware
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Describes different types of Malware and provides tips on how to identify and remove it. Contains instructions for a reporting malware to appropriate authorities.

Buying Health Products and Services Online - FTC


Contributed by: Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
Link: https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0023-buying-...
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Tips for the consumer to determine where and how to purchase health products and services online. Includes instructions on how report fraud.

Investing Online - Federal Trade Commission


Contributed by: Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
Link: https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0021-investi...
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Discusses online investment opportunities and provides links to additional sources of investment information, as well as ways to avoid scams and report fraud.

Spam. Federal Trade Commission


Contributed by: Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
Link: https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0038-spam
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Defines spam and provide information on how to reduce and report spam to the authorities.

My Pop Studio. Lesson Plans.


Contributed by: Temple University
Link: http://mypopstudio.com/pdfs/PopStudio_curriculum.p...
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SAT Suite of Assessments


Contributed by: College Board
Link: https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/
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Provides information on all PSAT ad SAT tests, including dates, information for educators.

HealthFinder.gov


Contributed by: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
Link: https://healthfinder.gov/
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Source of health information ranging from general wellness to detailed materials on specific diseases and conditions.

Health Information


Contributed by: National Institutes of Health
Link: https://www.nih.gov/health-information
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Window into a variety of health topics accessible through the nationals institutes of health and national library of medicine.

Baltimore County Public Library: Technology Training


Contributed by: Baltimore County Public Library
Link: http://www.bcpl.info/services-policies/technology-...
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Getting a job and using library resources require basic technology literacy and the links on this page are meant to connect you with basic technology instruction including how to use a mouse or keyboard as well as Internet, Microsoft, or email basics. You'll also find information about local classes which can be of help including technology courses offered at BCPL.

Computer Literacy Instructional Resources


Contributed by: Minnesota Literacy Council
Link: http://www.mnliteracy.org/educators/adult/technolo...
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Links to sources of materials for educators or volunteers who are teaching computer skills or digital literacy.

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