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LinkedIn Learning (formerly

An online learning site that hosts a growing library of over 16,000 courses available in seven languages. Courses are delivered by expert instructors on creative, business and technology topics. Library ID for the app: sjpl.

Northstar Digital Literacy

Northstar is a set of online, self-guided modules used to test computer and technology skills. Access is provided courtesy of the California State Library.
Note: Enter your name to take assessments only or create an account to access course content.

O'Reilly for Public Libraries

Use online learning content and tools to learn new technologies and research business trends. O'Reilly provides access to eBooks, videos, learning paths and case studies.

Prenda Code Club

Prenda Code Club is a self-paced learn-to-code software for kids ages 8-18. Through gamified projects and tutorials, kids can learn a variety of coding skills.
Note: After signing in with library card number and PIN, create a Prenda account.

Treehouse (Technology Learning)

Learn to design and develop websites and mobile apps. Improve business skills in project management, marketing, and finance. Most courses are at a professional level.

Web Resources about Computers and Technology

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