This page contains information about learning resources that are self-paced or self-directed. It also includes tutorials on topics of interest to the NC library community.
The State Library of North Carolina offers access to Skillsoft through our partnership with WebJunction. This learning management system provides access to online self-paced courses and instructional videos. There are thousands of available resources on topics that range from using Microsoft Office and Windows to leadership essentials and creating budgets.
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File naming is an easy first step to long term preservation. Learn why you should care, and some easy steps to keep your files organized.
Part one: http://youtu.be/Hi_A4Ywn4VU
Part two: http://youtu.be/8ogTKWpq6is
Part three: http://youtu.be/959hYLK40gE
Part four: http://youtu.be/VWaIe2u8zRU
A short tutorial that introduces CINCH, the Capture, INgest, CHecksum tool developed by the State Library of North Carolina to help libraries and archives collect and process born-digital files on the internet in accordance with digital preservation best practices. For more information, visit http://cinch.nclive.org/
Link to video: http://youtu.be/zTqLPRwNuYg
This video walks you through how and why you should save your Facebook profile, posts, photos and videos. This video, designed for a general audience, is part of the State Library of North Carolina's "Inform U" series.
Link to video: http://youtu.be/d0I1Kvl3Py4
NCpedia highlights North Carolina's unique resources, people and culture to enrich, educate and inform.
Link to video: http://youtu.be/2w_cTkX3_CM
Newspapers are important resources for genealogy and history researchers. The North Carolina Newspaper Locator can help you narrow your search to microfilmed newspapers held at the State Library's Government and Heritage Library. Learn how the tool can help you find newspapers published in cities and/or counties in a particular year or range of years.
Link to video: http://youtu.be/kS4phyyjljs