Niche Academy is an online learning platform that gives Beaman Public Library patrons access to ready-to-use tutorials for common library services like OverDrive/Libby, Freegal, Mango and Tumble Books. We have included research database tutorials for Novelist, NewsBank, Gale eReference books, as well as tutorials for social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest, GoodReads and Snapchat. Also included are basic computer or email instruction. Tutorials for employment seekers are also available.
We hope you find these tutorials useful. If there are others you would like to see if we have, let us know.
Learn technology online with these self-paced tutorials and web-based classes:
- Goodwill Community Foundation's Learn Free offers more than 90 online tutorials to teach essential skills needed to live and work in the 21st century.
- The Public Library Association's DigitalLearn.org includes lessons to help you better understand today's technology.
- TechBoomers.com provides free courses for over 60 of today's hottest websites and apps. Learn how to use social networking, shopping, educational and entertainment websites, as well as tools to help you navigate life, such as Google Maps, PayPal, Uber or DropBox. See the full list of courses here.
Microsoft Office Tutorials
Social Media Apps