Computer Skills Resources

Online Tutorials & Courses

Learn at your own pace with interactive tutorials on today's most popular software and operating systems! Connect with a live tutor in Brainfuse's Adult Learning Center, discover online learning courses for computer software and coding in LinkedIn Learning, Treehouse, and Universal Class, and explore computer and IT eBooks on your computer from the O'Reilly and Skillsoft collections.

You will need your library card and PIN to access these resources.

Connect with a Live Tutor to learn Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. As a first time user, register for an optional, free account.

LinkedIn Learning is a dynamic training resource that offers self-directed, self-paced instructions in English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Mandarin, and Portuguese. Thousands of video courses are available from a growing library, which includes topics such as Microsoft Office, WordPress, After Effects, Graphic Design, Photography, iOS App Development, and more. Content also includes instructional playlists, bite-size tutorials, keyword-searchable course transcripts, articles, and practice files.

Read and browse computer and IT books on your computer in eBook format. Search for specific topics and code fragments across the entire collection.

Gain instant access to hundreds of computer and IT reference e-books from publishers such as John Wiley & Sons, Springer, Ross, Microsoft Press, and others with Skillsoft Books (formerly Books 24x7 IT Pro).

Treehouse is an online video and interactive learning platform that teaches coding and web development skills. Topics include HTML, CSS, Design, JavaScript, Ruby, PHP, WordPress, iOS, Android, Business, and Development Tools.

To create a new account or reactivate membership, complete this web form.

Free online continuing education courses including computer training courses for basic computer skills, programming, HTML, software programs, and more. Registration required.

Niche Academy Tutorials on Computers, Technology, and Digital Literacy

View brief tutorials from the creators of Niche Academy on a variety of computer and digital literacy related topics. These mini tutorials are great for learning more about various Google tools and services as well as popular social media sites.

Websites Selected by Librarians

Check out these free websites for additional online computer tutorials!

Peter's Online Typing CourseAn interactive typing tutorial with lessons and exercises.

GCFLearnFreeTutorials for computer basics, software products, Internet, email, popular apps, and more. Also available in Spanish: GCFAprendeLibre.

Khan Academy, opens a new window: Instructional videos for all ages.

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