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Codecademy Recommended Web Resources
Offers free courses on programming such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Ruby on Rails, jQuery, APIs, PHP and Python  

Coursera Recommended Web Resources
Coursera is an education company that partners with the top universities and organizations in the world to offer courses online for free. Recommended Web Resources
An Institute of Museum and Library Services grant funded project by the Public Library Association, to create an online hub for digital literacy support and training including videos and printable handouts. A great complimentary resource to the Learning @ Your Library series.

Gale Courses Available everywhere with a library card
Gale Courses offers a wide range of interactive courses that can be taken entirely over the Internet. All courses are free and led by expert instructors. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month. (5 free courses per calendar year)

GCF Recommended Web Resources provides free lessons and self-paced tutorials for MS office, reading, math, basic computer and Internet skills. A great complimentary resource to the Learning @ Your Library series.  

Khan Academy Recommended Web Resources
A non-profit organization provides free education for anyone anywhere with an extensive video library covering K-12 math, science, biology, chemistry and physics. It also includes topics such as finance and history.  

LearningExpress Library Available everywhere with a library card
Citizenship, high school entrance exam (GED), AP exams, job skills, resume and interview skills, occupational tests... also includes computer training modules on Office suites and Win/Mac Operating systems training. Available everywhere with a library card
Acquire new skills, learn new business, creative, and tech skills with expert-led online video tutorials anytime, anywhere. Follow the link above to log in with a valid Thousand Oaks Library card number and PIN in the Library or remotely. The app is available for free download.

MIT Open Courseware Recommended Web Resources
Access to free lecture notes, exams, and videos from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) reflects almost all the undergraduate and graduate subjects taught at MIT.

Tech Boomers Recommended Web Resources
Free educational website that teaches older adults and other inexperienced Internet users with basic computer skills about websites that can help improve their quality of life.