Digital Literacy Resources

A destination for practitioners in service-oriented organizations—such as libraries, schools, community centers, community colleges, and workforce training centers to find digital literacy content. The resources can be found by subject area, community, by skill topic, and learning level.

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Frontline: Growing Up Online


Contributed by: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)
Link: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/kidsonline...

Frontline produced a program to take viewers inside the public private worlds of kids and the internet.

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GCFLearnFree.org


Contributed by: Goodwill Community Foundation International
Link: http://www.gcflearnfree.org/topics

The Goodwill Community Foundation offers free, great online learning on a wide range of basic and intermediate skills in Microsoft office applications, computer basics, Internet basics, social media and other self-sufficiency skills.

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Geeks Bearing Gifts: unwrapping new technology trends


Contributed by: National Library of Medicine
Link: http://nnlm.gov/training/geekgifts/

This class is intended to provide a fun, fast-paced, and informative introduction to and update on today's hottest technology trends. Program participants will be able to identify technology trends and they will understand how these trends will impact or can be integrated into traditional library services. Content will be presented in with a "can-do" focus intended to encourage participants to investigate at least one technology for implementation in their institution.

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Generation M2: Media in the Lives of 8- to 18-Year-Olds


Contributed by: Kaiser Family Foundation
Link: http://www.kff.org/entmedia/mh012010pkg.cfm

Report based on the results of surveys conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation about young people's media use.  It includes data from all three waves of the study (1999, 2004, and 2009), and is among the largest and most comprehensive publicly available sources of information about media use among American youth.

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Get Connected!


Contributed by:
Link: http://www.getconnectedtoday.com/

Get Connected! is a comprehensive statewide public awareness program to raise awareness about the economic and social benefits of broadband connectivity. The program aims to break down barriers and address misperceptions that perpetuate the Digital Divide that currently exists in California.

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Getting Started with Information Outreach in Minority Communities


Contributed by: National Library of Medicine
Link: http://nnlm.gov/training/minorities/

This interactive class will provide a background in cultural competence and outreach skills to assist you as you make outreach efforts to underserved and minority populations in your community.

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Glossary of Clinical Trial Terms


Contributed by: National Institutes of Health
Link: http://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/info/glossary

Guide to help the consumer become familiar with many of the common terms used in clinical trials.

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Gmail


Contributed by: Goodwill Community Foundation International
Link: http://www.gcflearnfree.org/gmail

Gmail is a popular, web-based email service provided by Google. Learn the basics of how to compose, send and respond to emails, in addition to exploring Gmail's features for managing your email and accessing it from your mobile devices.

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Going Green with the NLM: Environmental Health and Toxicology Information


Contributed by: National Library of Medicine
Link: http://nnlm.gov/ner/training/material/AHECOWTI.ppt

Going green is a lot more than using biofuel and recycling. Become an information resource in your community to refer people to quality online information for environmental health. This class will provide an introduction to National Library of Medicine databases and other online resources for environmental health, toxicology, hazardous substances and toxic releases.

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Google Docs Tutorial


Contributed by: Tech Goes Home
Link: http://www.techgoeshome.org/index/876844

A tutorial on how to use Google Docs. Google Docs is a powerful word processor that allows you to create documents, upload existing files, and share them with friends, family, and co-workers.  Google Docs comes free with a Gmail account.

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Google for Educators


Contributed by: Google
Link: http://www.google.com/educators/index.html

Tools for teachers, collaborative space to share ideas and discussion groups.

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Google Mail (Gmail) Tutorial


Contributed by: Tech Goes Home
Link: http://www.techgoeshome.org/index/876869

Tutorial on how to use Gmail. Gmail, or Google Mail, is a free electronic communications suite featuring email, chat, video chat, calendar, an office suite, and much more.  This will help you create a gmail account and send your first email.

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Google Presentation Tutorial


Contributed by: Tech Goes Home
Link: http://www.techgoeshome.org/google-presentation-vi...

Google Presentation is very similar to PowerPoint. However, Google Presentation is online and shareable. This tutorial will show you how to create a quick and easy presentation.

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Google Search Basics


Contributed by: Google
Link: http://www.google.com/support/websearch/bin/answer...

Online search tips using google.

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Google Tools for Small Business


Contributed by: Vermont Council on Rural Development
Link: http://www.vtsbdc.org/assets/files/Googletoolspres...

This presentation provides information on how to use free tools for businesses offered by Google. The tools include search engine optimization, Google analytics, Google places, and Google AdWords.

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Google.com Advanced Search


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Link: http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/libdev/nybbexpress/curri...

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

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Goza Tu Deporte Favorito En Línea


Contributed by: Club Digital
Link: http://club-digital.com/leccion10

Recursos para deportes en internet. Si eres aficionado a los deportes, internet es el mejor lugar donde puedes estar. Puedes consultar resultados, participar en foros, seguir a tus atletas preferidos en las redes sociales y mantenerte informado sobre los datos y estadísticas más recientes de los jugadores.

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Grant Making and Program Design Best Practices


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Link: http://www.cetfund.org/resources/bestpractices

A set of best practices for grant making and program design for a comprehensive set of issues

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Green ICT Guide


Contributed by: GeSCI
Link: http://www.ictliteracy.info/rf.pdf/Green%20ICT_gui...

A guide for the purchase, use, and disposal of ICT.

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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/

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.