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"Getting Started with Your Kindle Fire" Handout (Florida)

Handout created by the Pasco County Library System to help patrons get started with using a Kindle Fire tablet

A Seat at the Table: Working with Local Responders Toolkit

Handout created for a class developed in 2012 as part of a Medical Library Association project funded by the National Library of Medicine. This class covered the basics of initiating and developing relationships with all relevant local, state, and federal officials and agencies as well as with emergency responders.

Actions in E-Government - Programs, Fliers, Services (Florida)

This book was created as a collection of some of the programs & materials used for the LSTA funded Career Catalyst program at the Mandel Public Library (formerly known as the West Palm Beach Public Library). The project encompassed digital literacy, career development, E-Government services and next steps. Submitted by nortonj@mycitylibrary.org at the Mandel Public Library (formerly known as the West Palm Beach Public Library)

Basic Yahoo! Email Handout (Florida)

Handout created by Pasco County Library System providing an overview of Yahoo! Email

Best Practices for Mobile Web Design

PowerPoint slides for webinar developed by Chad Mairn, Librarian/Educator at St. Petersburg College & CTO of Novare Library Services, Inc. This presentation explores library mobile website designs, provides examples of mobile services/apps that can be included in library-created mobile websites, and offers best practices in mobile Web development.

Emergency Preparedess and Disaster Resources for Libraries

Nebraska Library Commission, NCompass Live Webinar (recorded January 5, 2011) -- available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BM532wU9Xbk&noredirect=1.

Galaxy Tab 2 Quick Start Handout (Florida)

Handout created by Pasco County Library System to help patrons get started with using a Galaxy Tab 2 tablet (Android Version 4.2.2)

Guide to Federal Government Information: Gov Apps

Online library guide for government apps and mobile sites, developed by Dotty Ormes, Government Information Librarian at Hannon Library, Southern Oregon University

iPad Quick Start Guide (Florida)

Handout created by the Pasco County Library System to help patrons get started with using an iPad

Job Search Strategies & Computer Skills for the Workplace (Florida)

This PowerPoint presentation offers information, links and resources covering job search strategies and computer skills. It was part of the Career Catalyst "Get That Job" day-long workshop that also included resumes, "Finding the Right Job for You" and interviewing skills. Grant funding covered lunch, folders, & flashdrives for participants. Note: a few links may be need updating (2010). Submitted by nortonj@mycitylibrary.org, Mandel Public Library (formerly known as the West Palm Beach Public Library).

Kindle Fire Quick Settings Handout (Florida)

Handout created by the Pasco County Library System to help patrons get started with using the "Quick Settings" feature on Kindle Fire tablets.

Lawyers in Libraries - for Librarians (Florida)

For Librarians: this presentation was created in September 2013 for Florida Lawyers in Libraries program during Celebrate Pro Bono Week 2013.Goals of the presentation: -Increase awareness of free, online access to justice resources available to librarians -Help librarians access those resources to assist patrons with legal needs -Help librarians find legal assistance in the local community -Answer questions about unauthorized practice of law www.floridalegalservices.org An added list of Legal Resources in Florida is included on the final sli

Lawyers in Libraries - for Patrons (Florida)

This presentation was created in September 2013 for the Florida Lawyers in Libraries program during Celebrate Pro Bono Week 2013. It covers: -Why access to justice is important to our community -What legal resources are available in Florida and the United States -How to find and choose a lawyer when you have a legal problem -Tips for representing yourself in court -Finding legal information and resources www.floridalegalservices.org It was intended to be loaded onto public pcs after the presentation for informational purposes.

Mobile Government Apps for Librarian: Resources and Additional Information

Handout to accompany "An Introduction to Mobile Government Apps (mgov) for Librarians", webinar given by Isabelle Fetherston and Nancy Fredericks of the Pasco County Library System (Florida). The archive of this webinar is available here.

Mousercise (Florida)

Handout created by Pasco County Library System to help patrons become familiar with a computer keyboard and using a mouse

Nexus 10 Quick Start Handout (Florida)

Handout created by Pasco County Library System to help patrons get started with using a Nexus 10 tablet (Android version 4.3)

Packing Your Digital Go-Bag: Essential Disaster Health Information on Your Mobile Device

PowerPoint presentation for webinar (conducted by the National Library of Medicine Disaster Information Management Research Center) on key resources that responders and disaster/emergency preparedness professionals should load on their mobile devices as part of their preparedness activities. 

Public Desk Procedures for Voter's Registration (Florida)

In order to comply with 1S-2.048 State and Federal-Designated NVRA Voter Registration Agencies-Responsibilities, Mandel Public Library developed a Voter's Registration procedure for the public desk staff to follow when interacting with patrons and designated a staff member to collect and submit the Voter's Registration forms to the Supervisor of Elections. We offer paper forms, as well as a permanent link on our public pc desktop for online registration.

Simple Fillable Resume Form (Florida)

We created a fill-able form that works as a template for a very basic resume. The formatting we used is the preferred set-up our Workforce Alliance partner recommends. We have this loaded onto our public computer desktops for easy access by patrons. We found that many patrons with low digital literacy struggle with using the MS Word resume templates available (mostly because they are created with tables) so we came up with this alternative.

Teen Technology Tutoring and Senior Services Blog Handout (Florida)

Tips for starting programs for teens and seniors, prepared by Pasco County Library Systems

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