East Providence Public Library - Web Basics


Here are some basic lessons for using a computer to go on the Internet

Mouse
The mouse controls the cursor or white arrow on your screen
Click (press the left mouse button) to give computer a command or to move from one link to another link



Typing
Backspace to erase a letter from Right to Left (cursor must be behind the word)
Delete to erase a letter from Left to Right (cursor must be in front of the word)


Web Surfing - using the Internet
www.google.com Google search the Internet for information if you don't know the web site address
Example search for East Providence on Google

Visit a web page if you know the address:
www.cnn.com ( just type in the address on the toolbar wwwperiodcnnperiodcom)

www.turnto10.com


Sites
Free Rice - quizzes on English, Math, Geography
GFC Learn Free - free learning tools
Browser Basics - Internet browser help