Getting Started

Basic Computer Use Background Information

Getting Started with D2L Brightspace

Erickson Library Hours and Contact Information

Monday-Thursday: 8:00am-4:30pm
Friday: 8:00am-4:00pm
Phone: (218) 733-5912

Questions? Ask a Librarian!



Databases for all Subjects

Keyword Search Tips

1. Useful keywords: basic computer skills, computer literacy, fine motor skills, touch typing, keyboarding, qwerty
2. Break down your topic into smaller concepts and identify synonyms.
3. Use and to combine keywords, i.e. "touch typing AND qwerty"
4. Use or to expand your results, i.e. "touch typing or keyboarding"
5. Use "quotaton marks" to search keywords as a phrase, i.e. "computer literacy"
6. Use an asterik* to search multiple endings, i.e. typ* will search type, typing, typer, etc.


Basic Computer Skills

Mouse Tutorials

Typing Tutorials


Devices (GCFGlobal): covers Androids, iPad, iPhone, Mobile Device Tips, Chromebook Basics

Classes, Workshops, and More