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Technology classes

videoconferencing 101

On October 29th, earn basic videoconferencing tips, strategies, and techniques to use in today’s virtual world of meetings and classes in Videoconferencing 101: Meetings & Classes.

In this introductory class attendees will learn about key aspects of videoconferencing including:
  • Sound/Audio
  • Lighting/Camera
  • Tools/Connection
  • Security
  • Etiquette
  • Presentations
Whether through virtual meetings or classes, videoconferencing platforms are wonderful tools that enable us to connect, communicate and learn while continuing to social distance. Though not new, these platforms are being used more than ever and this class is designed to help new users and help more experienced users improve their skills. Questions are welcome.

Did you miss the webinar? Watch it here and download the matching handout.
To watch the videos referred to during the webinar as additional resources for general meeting tips, click:

lynda.com 101

Learn with the library on your device anytime!
ORPL digital resources, lynda.com 101: learn at your pace anytime. Lynda, part of LinkedIn Learning, boasts over 15,000 diverse expert-led online courses in a flexible format with new content weekly. Courses are video-based and offer transcripts and closed caption.
In this introduction to Lynda attendees will learn to use the lynda.com platform including:

  • Creating an account
  • Navigating: Searching & Resume
  • Playlists & Bookmarks
  • Exercise Files
  • Course Certificates
Great for first-time users, patrons that need a refresher, or experienced users that may have questions about the platform or want to learn about features they may not be using.

Did you miss the Webinar? Watch it here!
This webinar has an attached handout. Download it here.

To access Lynda.com, you will need an ORPL library card and PIN. If you don’t already have one, fill out the Digital Access Library card application here.

Overdrive 101

Enjoy the library on your device wherever you go! 
In this introduction to OverDrive, attendees will use the OverDrive and Libby Apps to learn how to do the following:
  • Download and setup the Apps
  • Search for eBooks and audiobooks
  • Borrow books, Navigate books, & Place Holds
  • Stream Movies
  • Return Items
  • Use Wish Lists and Tags
  • Borrow Kindle Books
Great for first-time users, patrons who need a refresher, or experienced users who may have questions about the App or want to learn about features they may not be using.

Did you miss the webinar? Watch it here!
Download the handout and follow along: OverDrive

Join us online for a webinar on Digital Privacy & Security 101, a pilot program for ORPLs Technology Classes. In this introduction to Digital Privacy and Security attendees will:

  • Understand the basic concepts of digital privacy and security.
  • Evaluate potential privacy and security risks by conducting threat modeling.
  • Learn specific tools/strategies you can implement as part of a security plan.
Did you miss the webinar? Watch it here!
Download the handouts and follow along: Digital Privacy and Security & Threat Modeling