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Zero Divide


Contributed by: Zero Divide
Link: http://zerodivide.org/
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Zero Divide provides access to an ecosystem of broadband technology, training, and education programs for workforce development, asset building, microenterprise, and small business assistance we hope to improve the economic opportunity of low-income, disadvantaged individuals.

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University of Illinois Digital Literacy resources


Contributed by: University of Illinois
Link: http://www.library.illinois.edu/diglit/
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This portal for digital literacy includes various tutorials, guides, and digital tools created to help find, evaluate, and critically use information sources.

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New User Tutorial


Contributed by: The Library Network
Link: http://tech.tln.lib.mi.us/tutor/
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A training designed for people that have never used a computer before, focuses on using the mouse and scrolling.

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Beyond an Apple a Day: Providing Consumer Health Information at Your Library


Contributed by: National Library of Medicine
Link: http://nnlm.gov/training/consumer/apple/
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Want to improve your consumer health collection and services? Interested in improving your reference skills for providing health information for the public? Then this class is for you. Starting with a discussion about the information seeking behaviors of consumers, the class focuses on the provision of consumer health information services for the public. We will also cover health literacy, planning the service, the reference interview, consumer health online, collection development, collaboration, community partnerships, outreach and marketing. Students will also learn about how to stay up to date on consumer health librarianship.

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Net Connectors


Contributed by: One Economy
Link: http://pic.tv/netconnectors/
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A non-profit organization that leverages the power of technology and connects underserved communities around the world to vital information that will improve their lives.

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Association of College and Research Libraries Information Literacy Website


Contributed by: American Library Association (ALA)
Link: http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/acrl/issues/info...
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Resources and tools on literacy in an online format.

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Museums, Libraries and 21st Century Skills


Contributed by: Institute of Museum and Library Services
Link: http://www.imls.gov/assets/1/AssetManager/21stCent...
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This report provides a self-assessment tool and an assessment of museums and libraries against a continuum of 21st century skills.

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Healthfinder.gov


Contributed by: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
Link: http://www.healthfinder.gov/
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Contains resources on a wide range of health topics selected from over 1,600 government and non-profit organizations to bring the most reliable health information on the Internet.

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USA Learns


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Link: http://usalearns.org
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This site provides three levels of lessons to improve listening, reading, writing, and English speaking skills. The production of this site was made possible by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Vocational and Adult Education, Division of Adult Education and Literacy (DAEL). The California Department of Education, Office of Adult Education continues to fund the site. The Sacramento County Office of Education retains ownership of the site.

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The Beehive


Contributed by: One Economy
Link: http://www.thebeehive.org/
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A multilingual Web portal that provides low-income individuals web-based tools and information about financial services, education, jobs, health care, and family.

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Net Literacy Alliance Internet Safety Training Video


Contributed by: Net Literacy Alliance
Link: http://ipstube.ips.k12.in.us/video/480/Net-Literac...
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Safety training video created by Net Literacy student volunteers that’s being used by Indianapolis Public Schools to teach each of the 12,000 high school students receiving netbooks Internet/computer safety.

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Digital Literacy Corps


Contributed by: Net Literacy
Link: http://www.digitalliteracycorps.org/
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An informal national movement of student volunteers that work to increase digital inclusion and broadband adoption.

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Digital Literacy Project


Contributed by: Net Literacy
Link: http://www.digiliteracy.org/
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Educator resource that believes that many of the best practices of how to effectively approach increasing digital inclusion and digital literacy have already been established by many organizations in other countries all over the world. Works to collect that information and distribute laptops to children.

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Northstar Online Digital Literacy Assessment


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Link: http://www.digitalliteracyassessment.org/index.php
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The Northstar Digital Literacy Project defines basic skills needed to perform tasks on computers and online. The ability of adults to perform these tasks can be assessed through online, self-guided modules. Included are basic computer digital literacy standards and modules in six main areas: Basic Computer Use, Internet, Windows Operating System, Mac OS, Email, and Word Processing (Word).

When individuals pass the assessments at approved sites, they can obtain the Northstar Digital Literacy Certificate. This provides a credential for employment. There is no cost to complete the online assessments.

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Sharing with Email


Contributed by: Vermont Council on Rural Development
Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gk-7ozPEuN0&feature...
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Learn how to send, share, and save files and websites using email.

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Internet Domains: what Web addresses mean


Contributed by: Vermont Council on Rural Development
Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cg6-EPcNAoI&feature...
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Learn what Web addresses mean about where you are online.

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Free Online Typing Course


Contributed by: GoodTyping.com
Link: http://www.goodtyping.com/introduccion.htm?n=Guest...
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This typing course will guide you step-by-step from the beginning. You will be typing quickly and accurately, without looking at the keys, in just a few hours.

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How to Write a Business Email


Link: http://www.tv411.org/lessons/cfm/writing.cfm?str=w...
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A tutorial on how to write a business email.

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Digital and Media Literacy: A Plan of Action


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Link: http://www.knightcomm.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/...
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This report offers a plan of action for how to bring digital and media literacy
education into formal and informal settings through a community education
movement.

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California School Library Association


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Link: http://www.csla.net/
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Several free, online web 2.0 professional development tutorials for teacher librarians and classroom teachers.