Digital Literacy Resources

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Take Lessons. Earn Badges. Find Work.


Contributed by: JobScout
Link: http://myjobscout.org/

JobScout is a web and mobile platform designed to help get users back to work by teaching job seekers the digital literacy skills they need to find a job.

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How to Fix Your Business


Contributed by: International Finance Corporation
Link: http://www.smetoolkit.org/smetoolkit/en/content/en...

This article provides tips on how to lead your business away from trouble and back to success. The article was written by Van Lanier and shared on the IFC SME business toolkit.

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Opportunity for All: How the American Public Benefits from Internet Access at U.S. Libraries


Contributed by: Institute of Museum and Library Services
Link: http://impact.ischool.washington.edu/documents/OPP...

This study provides an investigation of the ways library patrons use libraries, why they use them, and how it affects their lives. The study is the result of a national telephone survey, online surveys conducted at public libraries, and interviews to reveal the role modern libraries play in a digital society.

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How to Get a Great Job: Customize Your Resume


Contributed by: @yourlibrary
Link: http://www.atyourlibrary.org/career/how-get-great-...

This article contains advice on customizing your resume each time you apply to a job posting.

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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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Networking For a Job


Contributed by: Goodwill Community Foundation International
Link: http://www.gcflearnfree.org/jobsearch/3

In this tutorial you will explore how to network, build relationships, and review strategies for using social media to create a brand for yourself.

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Codeacademy


Contributed by: Codeacademy
Link: http://www.codecademy.com/

This site provides introductory tutorials on how to use JavaScript, a programming language to provide enhanced user interfaces and dynamic websites.

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Connecting Communities Local Leader FAQs


Contributed by: Southern Rural Development Center
Link: http://srdc.msstate.edu/ecommerce/curricula/connec...

This guide is designed to enhance the use and adoption of information technology tools and infrastructure in rural communities. Cooperative extension educators and community leaders can use this guide to improve:
-The availability of access to broadband connectivity across the community;
-The ability of organizations in the community to use digital technology to achieve their mission and goals; and
-The ability of individuals in the community to use digital technology to improve their social and economic well-being.

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Comunicación en Línea


Contributed by: Club Digital
Link: http://club-digital.com/leccion6

Abre una cuenta de correo electrónico. El correo electrónico o email es un sistema que permite el envío y recepción de mensajes escritos en una computadora conectada a internet. Una forma de utilizarlo es a través de un programa para navegar internet como Explorer, Firefox o Chrome.

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Microsoft DreamSpark


Contributed by: Microsoft Corporation
Link: https://www.dreamspark.com/Default.aspx

DreamSpark provides professional-level developer and design tools to students and educators around the world at no charge. These Microsoft tools will help you advance your learning and skills through technical design, technology, math, science, and engineering activities.

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Microsoft Publisher


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

Design impressive brochures, business cards, newsletters and more with Microsoft Publisher.

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Microsoft Access


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

Need to learn how to use an Access database for work or a business? Acquire the skills needed to enter, search and report large amounts of information in a relational database.

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Microsoft Powerpoint


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

Learn how to wow an audience with presentations you can create in Microsoft PowerPoint.

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Microsoft Word


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

Microsoft Word, a popular word processing software, is essential for producing documents both at home and work.

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Twitter 101


Contributed by: Goodwill Community Foundation International
Link: http://www.gcflearnfree.org/twitter101

Still don't get Twitter? More and more this micro-blogging network is becoming a very useful tool for finding out what's going on with the people and things that matter to you the most. With our simple and engaging tutorial, you can learn all the various ways you can use Twitter to enhance your own life.

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Standards for the 21st-Century Learner Lesson Plan Database


Contributed by: American Association of School Librarians
Link: http://www.ala.org/aasl/lessonplandatabase

The American Association of School Librarians' (AASL) Standards for the 21st-Century Learner Lesson Plan Database is a tool to support school librarians and other educators in teaching the essential learning skills defined in the AASL Standards for the 21st-Century Learner. Users can search the database for lesson plans by learning standards and indicators, content topic, grade-level, resources used, type of lesson or schedule, keyword and much more. In addition, registered users can bookmark lesson plans in a portfolio for future use, rate and comment on lesson plans in the community, print to PDF and socially share lesson plans on the web, and create and publish their own lesson plans in the database.

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Standards for the 21st-Century Learner


Contributed by: American Association of School Librarians
Link: http://www.ala.org/aasl/standards

The American Association of School Librarians’ (AASL) Standards for the 21st-Century Learner offer vision for teaching and learning to both guide and beckon the school library profession as education leaders. They will both shape the library program and serve as a tool for school librarians to use to shape the learning of students in the school.

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Living Life Online


Contributed by: Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
Link: http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/pubs/consumer/tech/tec1...

Parents and teachers often talk about helping you stay safe, online and off. They try to teach you to think critically about what you see and hear, and make sure you have the skills you need to succeed in the 21st century. But the truth is that being a good citizen these days requires the same skills it always has: being honest and respectful of others, and treating other people the way you want to be treated. So whether you are texting or talking, posting photos or playing games, this guide has information to reinforce those citizenship skills that work online and off.

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Facebook 101


Contributed by: Goodwill Community Foundation International
Link: http://www.gcflearnfree.org/facebook101

This tutorial was created to get you up to speed on how to create, use, and maintain a Facebook page of your own, including understanding the Facebook privacy policies and settings.

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Job Search Tutorial


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

This tutorial teaches effective strategies for approaching and conducting a job search.