Monday, March 2, 2009

March Computer Classes

Join us in March for computer training. Tomorrow's Job Hunting Help! class is full but feel free to ask for assistance with your job hunt at the 2nd floor Reference Desk or for computer assistance in the Technology Center. Two more Job Hunting Help! classes have been scheduled for Tuesday, April 7, and Thursday, May 14, from 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Call (408) 615-2900 to sign up or stop by the library.

Try these helpful websites for your job hunt:

LinkedIn, a business-oriented social network site mainly used for professional networking,

CareerOneStop, the U.S. Labor Dept.'s job tools website with a feature for workers who have lost their jobs, and

JobHuntersBible, What Color is Your Parachute author, Dick Bolles' job hunters website.

Kaiser Medical Librarian Doris Hayashikawa will come and teach Medical Research Using Medline Plus on Thursday, March 12 from 9:30-10:30.This excellent, consumer-oriented website is from the National Library of Medicine, a source you can trust for medical information.

Quilting Resources is returning Thursday, March 19 from 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. in the Technology Center. This is a hands-on computer class for quilters interested in learning more about resources for them on the computer, including local classes, stores and events. Following this one-hour computer session, students are invited to move to the Sycamore Room for a session on Quilting Tips & Techniques.

As usual we will offer these two monthly classes: Internet Basics/Catalog, Tuesday, March 10 and Internet Search Strategies, Thursday, March 26 from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

posted by mb