Not sure where to start? These tutorials will help you understand the basics of how computers operate, how to get started using them, and explain the terminology that you will hear when working with computers. If you have any questions about this guide please contact the library.
The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill has created a very nice handbook that will introduce you to computer basics. It covers:
Getting Started with Computers
Anatomy of a Computer
How Computers Work
Turning the Computer On and Logging On
Left-Clicking, Double-Clicking, and Right-Clicking
The Operating System
The Start Menu
Buying a Computer
Other Programs and Software
Logging Off vs. Shutting Down
Vocabulary to Know
This is a great resource to print out and have on hand as a reference.
A mouse lets you perform a number of different functions on your computer beyond just clicking to the next webpage. Using it well will help you operate your computer more efficiently and let you complete tasks quickly. Use these tutorials below to get familiar with using the mouse.
Bibliotech is offering free technology classes that teach basic computer skills for Windows and Mac computers. For more information on these classes please visit the Bibliotech Library's website https://bexarbibliotech.org/calendar.