Internet Basics

It's never too late to learn how to use the Internet. Learn basic computer skills as well as how to use the World Wide Web. Check the calendar for dates and times.

Below is the handout for this class.


WHERE DO I START?

Librarians’ Internet Index - www.lii.org You can also search and browse our website for the best of the Web. We have tens of thousands of entries, also maintained by our librarians, and organized into 14 main topics and nearly 300 related topics.

Internet Public Library - www.ipl.org Provides library services to Internet users. Activities include: finding, evaluating, selecting, organizing, describing, and creating information resources; and direct assistance to individuals.

Reference Desk.com - www.refdesk.com Refdesk is only about indexing quality Internet sites and assisting visitors in navigating these sites. At Refdesk that is all that counts and that is all that will ever count

OPLIN - www.oplin.org We are the Ohio Public Library Information Network. Our mission is to ensure that all Ohio residents have fast, free public Internet access throughout the state, as well as the use of high-quality research databases not freely available on the World Wide Web. Also provides links to many useful Ohio websites.

Cuyahoga Falls Library - www.cuyahogafallslibrary.org It is the mission of the Cuyahoga Falls Library to connect people with the world of ideas, information, and imagination by providing access and professional guidance to resources that inform, entertain, and enrich. Looking for Internet resources on a particular subject? Start your search by using the sources selected by the library's reference staff on our website under, “Internet Resources”, then “Search the Internet”. Also be sure to check under “Databases”.