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OFFICE 365

Directions for Office 365 Education for Students. Once installed on your home computer, access Office 365 by signing into your LSB email account.
This plan allows currently enrolled students to install Word 2013, Excel 2013, PowerPoint 2013, Access 2013 (Access 2013 unavailable for Apple products), Publisher 2013, Outlook 2013, and OneNote.


DATABASE

http://www.lirn.net

Check out Skillsoft Books 24x7 for E-books and tutorials and the Gale and Proquest databases for jorunal, magazine, and newspaper articles.


MAGAZINES, NEWSLETTERS, and BLOGS

http://arstechnica.com/
“At Ars Technica—the name is Latin-derived for the "art of technology"—we specialize in original news and reviews, analysis of technology trends, and expert advice on topics ranging from the most fundamental aspects of technology to the many ways technology is helping us enjoy our world. We work for the reader who not only needs to keep up on technology, but is passionate about it.”

 

http://certmag.com/

"Certification Magazine is a technical training and certification publication designed to deliver the most current data available about information technology (IT) certification programs from a variety of vendors."


https://www.cio.com/

"CIO readers gain key insights on career development for themselves and their employees, including certifications, hiring practices, and skills development, along with a strong foundation in digital transformation of their businesses."


http://www.cnet.com
Product reviews, computer and technology news.


http://www.cgw.com/
Computer Graphics World


http://www.computerworld.com
Computer World


http://www.datamation.com/
Datamation


http://www.graphic-design.com/
Graphic Design & Publishing


http://ilovetypography.com/2008/02/28/a-guide-to-web-typography/

A guide to Web typography


http://www.infoworld.com
InfoWorld


http://www.informationweek.com/
Information Week

 

https://publications.computer.org/it-professional/

"IT Professional is a bimonthly publication of the IEEE Computer Society for the developers and managers of enterprise information systems. " Some free articles.


https://www.linuxjournal.com/ 

"Linux Journal, currently celebrating its 24th year of publication, is the original magazine of the global Open Source community."


http://internet.com/
The Network for Technology Professionals


https://www.creativebloq.com/net-magazine 

.Net Magazine


http://www.networkcomputing.com/
Network Computing


http://www.networkworld.com/
Network World

http://www.pcmag.com/
PC Magazine


https://www.pcmech.com/ 

Forums, news, reviews relating to networking.


http://www.pcworld.com
PC World


http://packetlife.net/ 

"Jeremy Stretch's site's goal is to offer free, quality technical education to networkers all over the world, regardless of skill level or background."


http://redmondmag.com/Home.aspx
Redmond Magazine: The Independent Voice of the Microsoft IT Community.
 

http://www.smashingmagazine.com/
Smashing Magazine is an online magazine for professional designers and Web developers.”


https://techcrunch.com/


https://thenextweb.com/ 

"The Next Web — colloquially named TNW — has been sharing, inventing and advancing tech developments since 2006."

http://www.wired.com/
“Wired.com and Wired magazine are separate divisions within the Condé Nast company. Wired.com is a daily technology news website; Wired magazine is a monthly print publication. However, Wired.com and Wired magazine collaborate on many projects, and the Wired.com site serves as the digital home of Wired magazine.”

 


DICTIONARIES & REFERENCE

http://foldoc.org/
FOLDOC: Free Online Dictionary of Computing.


http://compnetworking.about.com/cs/homenetworking/a/homenetguide.htm
Home Computer Networks 101 provides a guide to wired and wireless home networking.


http://www.netvalley.com/intval1.html
"A comprehensive and fascinating overview of the philosophy and history of the Internet. Provides many related links and a section on pertinent statistics. Magellan Internet Guide."


http://www.protonic.com
"Protonic.com is an online community which provides technical support to computer users for free.  We prefer to call our users "clients," because we have the philosophy that, despite our service being free, you should still receive the highest quality technical support."


http://acronyms.silmaril.ie/cgi-bin/uncgi/acronyms
The World Wide Web Acronym and Abbreviation Server. “This is the list of acronyms and abbreviations in the Network Acronym and Abbreviation Server."


https://www.loc.gov/rr/scitech/selected-internet/computers.html

Library of Congress information technology web site offers  links to"Computer History" and other articles.


http://www.webopedia.com/
Online dictionary and search engine for computer and Internet technology.


INSTRUCTOR SITES

http://www.thehouseonthecorner.com/
Mr. Dillard's website

TUTORIALS

https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/solutions/small-business/resource-center/connect-employees-offices/networking-basics.html

CISCO Nteworking Tutorial


http://www.computerarts.co.uk
British site offers free tutorials and information about computer graphics.


https://www.computernetworkingnotes.com/networking-tutorials/

Links to networking tutorials.


http://www.cgsociety.org/
“The CGSociety is the most respected and accessible global organization for creative digital artists. The CGS supports artists at every level by offering a range of services to connect, inform, educate and promote digital artists worldwide.”  Offers some free access to resources.


http://www.cse.ohio-state.edu/~parent/animation/index1.html
Ohio State University's directory of  links to animation tutorials.

http://www.excel-easy.com

"Offers a tutorial (Introduction, Basics, Functions, Data Analysis and VBA) on how to use Excel. Below you can find a complete overview. Want to learn much more about Excel? You can find related examples and features (300 Examples) on the right side of each page." Contains ads.


http://www.gcflearnfree.org/

http://www.gcflearnfree.org/office2013

http://www.gcflearnfree.org/technology

Goodwill Community Foundation, Inc. tutorials.

 
http://freevideolectures.com/Subject/Computer-Science
http://freevideolectures.com/Subject/Web-Designing
Free online courses in computer science.
 
http://www.intelinfo.com/cat2.html
"Learn programming for Free and how to develop and write computer programs and IT applications. Get Free knowledge, information, references, and resources about computers now. Many free training courses, tutorials, books, training guides, tips, articles, and helps are available to you." Provides links to free computer tutorials and training.
 
http://www.lynda.com/
"Lynda.com is an online learning company that helps anyone learn software, creative, and business skills to achieve personal and professional goals." Free trial offered. Fee-based membership required (month-to-month or yearly).

http://www.microsoft.com/typography/default.mspx
Microsoft's guide to typography
 
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/cc138021
How-to videos for Microsoft products such as SQL Server, Security, Windows Server, Exchange and SharePoint

http://www.techtutorials.net
"TechTutorials.net is a directory of free computer tutorials and white papers. The directory currently contains 1823 free tutorials!"


https://www.udemy.com/introduction-to-networking-for-complete-beginners/

Introduction to Networking for Complete Beginners - Free course


http://webreference.com/authoring/graphics/tutorials.html
"Graphics play a key role in Web site creation. Learn all you need to know to make killer graphics with these tutorials."


http://www.webdesignermag.co.uk/category/tutorials/
Web Designer Magazine offers free tutorials; the magazine is subscription access.


http://www.webmonkey.com/
“Webmonkey is an online resource for web developers. You’ll find tutorials, tips and advice for designing and building websites and programming web applications. It has articles for beginners, professionals, students, grandparents, bloggers and programmers of all skill levels.”

Tutorials for various programs are available online.?


Use
http://www.google.com to search for the desired tutorials offered by educational institutions by a domain search: search term tutorial site:.edu.


KEYBOARDING PRACTICE 

Drills

http://www.alfatyping.com/freetypinggames/
http://www.freetypinggame.net/
http://www.nimblefingers.com/
http://www.shambles.net/pages/staff/keybskills/
 
Timed Typing

CERTIFICATION PRACTICE TESTS

http://www.mcmcse.com/forums/exams/
Provides dozens of free certification practice tests with over 4,500 total questions, study guides, and certification forums.


http://certification.about.com/cs/sampletests/a/practicetests.htm
Lists free practice tests for various certifications.


http://www.knowledgebuster.com/
“KnowledgeBuster.com is dedicated to assisting, promoting and enhancing the value of IT certifications. All of the material used by KnowledgeBuster is current and proprietary.”


Free Online Courses

https://www.codecademy.com/
Learn to code interactively, for free.

https://www.coursera.org/
Computer courses offered by Stanford, University of Michigan, University of Pennsylvaniia and Princeton University.
 
http://www.udacity.com/
Free courses on developing search engines, web design applications, computer program design, etc. 
 
http://www.codecademy.com/#!/exercises/0
Learn to code.
 
Free Apps
http://smallseotools.com/
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