Tech Tips: Installing apps on iPhone & Android

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By Rose Barnes, Adult Digital Learning Librarian Smartphones have changed the way we communicate and interact with the world around us. Beyond acting as a telephone, smartphones allow us to have instant access to quick and useful tools called apps. What are apps for? Simply put, an app is a type of software that allows … Read more

Tech Tips: Google Docs basics

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By Adult Services Specialist John Gargiulo Do you have a Gmail account? Gmail provides you with access to Google apps like Docs, Drive, and Slides. If you have used programs like Microsoft Word before, Google Docs will feel very familiar to you. ‘A more streamlined feel’ Google Docs is a text editor program with a more streamlined … Read more

Tech Tips: Attach & download files with Gmail

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By Digital Learning Coordinator Toni McGee Are you a Gmail user? Here are some tips and tricks for working with attachments, including photos. Watch how-to videos from your library is a wonderful library resource available to all cardholders. It’s full of high-quality video tutorials to learn business, software, technology, and creative skills to achieve … Read more

Tech Tips: Copy, cut & paste shortcuts in Microsoft Word

By Rose Barnes, Adult Digital Learning Librarian Do you need an easier way to move text or images around without having to rewrite a whole paragraph or insert a new photo? The cut, copy, and paste options in Microsoft Word are useful skills to know. They allow you to copy and paste text or images … Read more

Introducing Tech Tips: Using tabs in your internet browser

While our in-person programs are now on hold, we’re launching a new digital learning series called Tech Tips. In biweekly blog posts and emails, library staff will share digital learning tips in a short, approachable, and easy-to-digest manner. “We came up with this idea to reach our patrons who often attend our digital learning programs … Read more

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