Want to share photos with friends on Facebook? Wonder what “to the cloud” really means? Curious about twitter, twending, and other terms?
Get answers to these and other technology questions during the Louisville Free Public Library’s Technology Boot Camp—a six-week program to help individuals discover and strengthen skills to work, play, and learn online, beginning October 8.
Technology Boot Camp is a free, self-guided program delivered online. Participants access the Technology Boot Camp website from a computer with Internet connection at home, work, or any Library location. Each week the program website will feature a different topic: blogging, cloud computing, social media, photo sharing, and more. Easy-to-understand explanations build knowledge and fun hands-on exercises apply new skills. A series of classes at library branches will offer extra support, if needed.
Technology Boot Camp Launch Event
Register for Technology Boot Camp, explore popular technology gadgets, and listen to talks by local bloggers and social media leaders during the launch event on Saturday, October 8, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Main Library, Fourth & York:
- Get a little extra help starting the program.
- Learn more about new technology classes offered at the Library.
- Listen to talks from local bloggers about what being connected online means to them.
- Explore our Technology Petting Zoo, a collection of new technology gadgets including e-readers, iPads, digital cameras, and more.
You can register online here: http://www.lfpl.org/bootcamp.html
Learn more: Louisville’s wonderful Library has a veritable font of information available online at: http://www.lfpl.org/internet/
- Business First of Louisville
- Louisville Courier-Journal
- Louisville Eccentric Observer
- Louisville Magazine
- Today's Woman
National Newspapers & Magazines
- Journal of Commerce
- New York Times
- USA Today
- Wall Street Journal
- American Journalism Review links to national magazines
- National Geographic Magazine Cumulative Index - This is a cumulative index to National Geographic, Adventure magazine, Traveler magazine, Explorer!, maps, videos and education products. The index for National Geographic starts at 1888.
- American Journalism Review Newspaper Links - Links to national and international newspapers.
- News Link - Index to newspapers, broadcasting media and magazines worldwide.
- DailyEarth.com - Global directory of online newspapers.
- NewsConnect - From the Toronto Public Library, this site is a gateway to a multitude of International newspapers, in a multitude of languages. Searchable by title, keyword, language or by clicking on a map to select the newspaper's location.
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