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The Technology Academy @ Bosler

Bosler Data Den

The Technology Academy, located on the second floor of the South Wing adjacent to the non-fiction collection, is Bosler Library's computer lab. Instructors teach a variety of free computer classes every month. The lab is closed to the public when classes are not in session.

These free computer classes are open to the public, but space is limited. To register for classes, please visit or call the Information Services desk at (717) 243-4642, extension 2237. No registration is needed for drop-in sessions.

 

Computer Details

The Technology Academy has nine laptops with Microsoft Office 2013. All computers have access to the internet. These laptops are able to print to PDF, but are not able to print to paper. If you want to save your work, please bring a portable storage device (disc or thumb drive). Work will be deleted at the end of the class.

 

Computer Classes

March 2015

Thursday, March 5, 2015 -- 11:00am - 1:00pm

Drop-In Session: Learn how to use our Encore Catalog

Learn more about our catalog and how to use its many features.


Monday, March 16, 2015 -- 7:00pm

Class: Introduction to Facebook

Learn how to set up a Facebook account, learn about privacy and security, and more. Users must have an active email address to set up a Facebook account.


Tuesday, March 17, 2015 -- 7:00pm

Class: WestlawNext Tutorial

Kimberly Fleming from Westlaw will offer a tutorial on the WestlawNext online legal database.


Wednesday, March 18, 2015 -- 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Drop-In Session: Resume Workshop

Bring in a rough draft of your resume and convert it into an electronic form using Microsoft Word templates. Please bring a flash drive to save your work.


Thursday, March 19, 2015 -- 11:00am - 1:00pm

Drop-In Session: Assistance with Email

Stop in to discuss email problems or to find out how to set up an email account.


Tuesday, March 31, 2015 -- 7:00pm

Class: Advanced Internet Searching

Learn advanced searching techniques that will produce accurate and precise search results.


April 2015

Monday, April 6, 2015 -- 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Drop-In Session: Help with Online Job Searching

Stop in for help and tips for your job search. Tips on using Indeed, Craigslist, and others.


Thursday, April 9, 2015 -- 11:00am

Class: Finding Information About Colleges Online

Learn how to search online for information about colleges.


Thursday, April 16, 2015 -- 11:00am - 1:00pm

Drop-In Session: Assistance with eBooks

Stop in with your eBook questions.


Thursday, April 23, 2015 -- 11:00am

Class: Introduction to Microsoft Excel

A basic introduction to Microsoft Excel.


Monday, April 27, 2015 -- 11:00am - 1:00pm

Drop-In Session: Assistance with Photoshop

Stop in with Photoshop questions or problems.


May 2015

Friday, May 8, 2015 -- 11:00am - 1:00pm

Drop-In Session: Keyboard Tutorial

Learn how to practice keyboarding using tutorials.


Tuesday, May 12, 2015 -- 7:00pm

Class: Computer Basics

Fundamental computer skills for the absolute beginner.


Thursday, May 14, 2015 -- 11:00am

Class: Borrowing eBooks for the Kindle and Kindle app

Learn how to access the Bosler Library's eBook collection and borrow eBooks for your Kindle and mobile devices, PCs and laptops using the Amazon Kindle Reader app.


Wednesday, May 20, 2015 -- 11:00am - 1:00pm

Drop-In Session: Assistance with Microsoft Word

Stop in for Microsoft Word help, tips, and instructions.


Friday, May 22, 2015 -- 11:00am

Class: Contacting Your Elected Officials

Find out who your elected officials are and how to get in touch with them.


 

 

 

 

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February 27, 2015

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