The Edge Initiative is a voluntary, assessment program that provides libraries with benchmarks, best practices, tools and resources that support continuous improvement and reinvestment in public technology services. Edge helps libraries connect their services to community priorities
- DigitalLearn.org is a project of the Public Library Association and funded through an Institute of Museum and Library Services grant. The goal is to create an online hub for digital literacy support and training. This site is for both patrons and library staff. Classes include Getting Started on the Computer, Using a PC (Windows 7), Using a Mac (OS X), Basic Search, Navigating a Website, and Intro to Email.
The DPLA offers a signle point of access to millions of items - photographs, manuscripts, books, sounds, and more - from libraries, archives, and museums around the United States.
The Northstar Digital Literacy Project defines basic skills needed to perform tasks on computers and online. The ability of adults to perform these tasks can be assessed through online, self-guided modules. Included are basic computer digital literacy standards and modules in six main areas: Basic Computer Use, Internet, Windows Operating System, Mac OS, Email, and Word Processing (Word).
Library Creation & Learning Centers from the Colorado Virtual Library
This project is geared towards library staff and includes courses such as Library Customer Service, Online Tech Training for Staff, and Tech Training for the Public (including lesson plans, outlines, etc.).
GCFLearnFree.org® creates and provides quality, innovative online learning opportunities to anyone who wants to improve the technology, literacy and math skills needed to be successful in both work and life. Technology courses include topics such as Computer Basics, MS Excel, Office, Internet Basics, Google, iPad Basics, Social Media, and much more.
Wisc-Online is a non-profit organization serving both the private and public sectors. Their award-winning learning objects have been providing student success and homework help for over a decade. Wisc-Online covers everything from learning to use a mouse to user expereince design for websites.