Teach Yourself Technology

Websites for general technology skills, keyboard and mouse practice, and more.

General Technology Skills

Computer Skills Center
Interactive video tutorials to help you master computer and Internet basics and popular software programs.

Tutorials for those who are new to computers, have not used them for a while, or just need a refresher.

Free Online Learning at GCFGlobal
Tutorials suitable for beginners and intermediate learners.

LinkedIn Learning
Easy-to-use video tutorials to help you learn business, technical and creative skills -- anytime, anywhere. Tutorials feature experts on Microsoft Office, Photoshop, Illustrator, web design, digital video and audio, and much more! Log in using your library card number and your library password.

Niche Academy
Learn to use the library's digital services and popular websites with step-by-step how-to video tutorials.

Northstar Digital Literacy Assessment
Learn the basic skills needed to perform tasks on computers and online. When individuals pass the assessments at approved sites, they can obtain the Northstar Digital Literacy Certificate.

Tutorials on how to use popular websites like Amazon, Gmail, Netflix, and social networks.


Adobe Apps (PhotoShop, Illustrator, InDesign)
Tutorials for Adobe apps, suitable for beginners and intermediate users.

Microsoft Office 365 Training Center (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Tutorials on using Office 365.

Typing and Keyboard Skills

Peter's Online Typing Course
A set of free online typing lessons and typing exercises for beginning typists.

Sense-Lang Typing Tutorials
Typing and keyboarding tutorials and games.

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