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Introduction to the Decatur Public Library Online Learning Computer Resources - Lynda.com and Gale Courses

In these sessions we will cover the free online resources offered by the Decatur Public Library.

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Date

February 26, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am

Location

Computer Lab

Ages

Teens
Adults
Seniors


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Introduction to Lynda.com

lynda.com is an online learning site that hosts a constantly growing library of over 3,000 courses that include over 130,000 videos. Courses cover a variety of topics (including business, design, web development and multimedia skills) and software (Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite and open source applications) that can help you pursue personal and professional goals. These courses are delivered by expert instructors and feature searchable transcripts that make it easy to find quick answers to questions. They also feature Certificates of Completion that can be uploaded to a LinkedIn profile.

Introduction to Gale Courses

Gale Courses deliver hundreds of engaging, instructor-led online courses focused on professional development, technology skills, and personal enrichment to transform your life. Course offerings are tied to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' fastest-growing occupations and include:

  • Courses to support business professionals, such as business law, human resources, management, manufacturing, and marketing
  • Computer and technology courses that suit skill levels from beginner to advanced

Call 217-421-9702 to schedule one-on-one sessions (may be limited to approximately 30 min.)

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Looking to learn a new computer program?

The Decatur Public Library offers many online classes through Lynda.com and Gale Courses covering hundreds of topics.

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