Tech help is available in a variety of ways:

  • Device Drop-In Wednesdays 2 pm -3 pm. Sessions are limited in time depending on number of people needing tech help.
  • One-on-One Tech Help–Register for an hour session.
  • Computer classes on a variety of topics are available. See what upcoming classes are available in the Calendar of Events.

You can also learn on your own through online tutorials

WML YouTube Tutorials– Short “How To” videos on such services as Overdrive, Hoopla, and Zinio.

Other Sites

  • Lynda.com- Online learning resource featuring 3, 000 business, technical and creative skills courses. It can be accessed on a computer, tablet, or mobile device; Certificates of Completion are available for courses watched in their entirety. A Wilmington Library card is needed.
  • Digital Learn- Every structure has a ground floor. Digital Learn is the ground floor for the structure that is learning about computers. Introductory topics like, search, web site navigation, and email can be found here.
  • Goodwill’s Learn for Free- If you want to learn about computer basics, like mouse & keyboard tutorials or such popular applications as Facebook this is the site for you. It also has job search help in the form of cover letter/resume writing tips and interviewing skills. You can even learn everyday skill like how to check your receipt on this free and easy resource.
  • Cousera- This is a site of Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs) featuring self-paced courses founded by two professors from Standford University. It was one of the first MOOC sites out there and so has been around longer than EdX (see below). It boasts over 600 courses to choose from.
  • Techboomers-This site has tutorials for Facebook, Netflix, Amazon.com, etc. You can create an ID and track your progress along different classes

Bridging the Digital Divide Podcast with WCTV

Digital Divide ImageThe Digital Divide is defined as

the economic, educational, and social inequalities between those who have computers and online access and those who do not

This podcast is aimed to bridge that gap. Click here to listen to the latest episode and get more info.

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