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Community Workshop Series - UNC-Chapel HillDuring spring semester 2005, the University Libraries at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-Chapel Hill) teamed up with public library colleagues in the area to offer computer and information literacy classes free to the general public.
New User TutorialProvides practice for using the mouse and basic computer skills.Note: If you are using Internet Explorer 8 or later, you may need to enable Compatibility Mode to use this tutorial.
MouseProgram.comInteractive lessons on how to hold and use the mouse.
Power TypingGames as well as traditional typing practice exercises are available at this site, which is appealing to all ages.
NimbleFingersClear text directions for hand placement and rudimentary typing skills make this a good choice for beginners.
Teach Parents TechSend your parents a tech support care package! Choose short videos to send, covering topics from the basics to advanced.
Yahoo! Mail HelpLearn how to get more out of your experience by exploring the tutorials.
Gmail Help CenterComprehensive information on how to create and use your Gmail account, including tips, features and troubleshooting.
AOL MailExplore Help topics associated with using AOL, including problems with signing into your AOL Mail.
MSN Hotmail - Windows Live ID and Account Management Help The Windows Live Account site is a one-stop shop for all your account management needs, including password reset and personal information management.
Microsoft Office Online Official Microsoft website offers free self-paced training courses.
Essential Microsoft Office XPThis book includes a set of tutorials to help pre-service and in-service teachers learn the suite of applications included in Microsoft Office XP
Baycon Group - Free Online TutorialsBaycon Group provides tutorials on a growing list of computer-related topics. All tutorials are in depth, comprehensive, online, and -- best of all -- absolutely free.