OverDrive Digital Media. Also available as a mobile app for tablets and phones.
AncestryLibrary.com is an online, advanced genealogy resource. It also includes information about births, marriages, death notices, immigration records, complete census records (1790-1940) and much more. AncestryLibrary.com is available on all of our public internet computers at any OCPL branch, and on any device connected to our wireless internet.
Find more information about what is available with, and how to use, Ancestry.com Library Edition with this guide.
This database cannot be accessed from home.
Over 500 continuing education and lifelong learning classes. For FREE.
NEW USERS: To try Universal Class for the first time, log in here: http://oconeesc.universalclass.com/barcode-login.htm?enter+code
RETURNING USERS: To return to using Universal Class with a user name and password you have already created (NOT your library ID/card number), click here: http://library.universalclass.com/login.htm
- You are welcome to enroll in up to 5 courses.
- You have up to 6 months to finish each course.
- You have access to your course 24/7 via the Internet.
- Attend class and do assignments on your schedule. Each course has a real instructor who you may communicate with using email.
- These are non-credit courses and are provided for your personal enrichment. These courses are not intended to be a substitute for any state, government, licensing, or educational requirements.
Goodwill Community Foundation LearnFree.org — provides free classes in technology, learning and math.
Use these online resources to brush up on your technology skills!
Learn Typing is an online free typing tutor. Free typing lessons have been prepared for people of all ages, experiences and abilities to learn typing.
More Keyboarding Practice
From the BBC WebWise Series. (You will need headphones or speakers for this site)
The Palm Beach County Library System presents this resource to help beginning computer users become familiar with using a mouse.
Central Kansas Library System’s tutorial for learning how to use a mouse. In English, Spanish, Tagalog, and other languages.
Full Computer Basics Lessons
Free online training on computer basics, including managing files, security, searching the Internet, blogs, RSS, email, Microsoft Word 2007, Excel, PowerPoint and more from the Akron-Summit County Public Library.
Microsoft Office Training
From Microsoft, training for their latest Office products including Word, Excel, Powerpoint and more
Basic Online Skills
This is a selection of guides available from BBC Webwise.
Bare Bones 101: A Basic Tutorial on Searching the Web
This tutorial from the University of South Carolina Beaufort evaluates specific search engines.