Power Search with Google

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A community course of six, fifty minute lessons is being offered by Google online in July 2012. You can register from June 26th to July 16th.

See more here…

Freely accessible after registration, your group can improve its Google search skills by undertaking the free courses, with your certificate arriving by email when you have completed the course.

Finding information on the internet is a key skill for a community organisation these days, whether looking for informaton about funding, local charities or local history, for example.

These tutorials, complete with interactive examples to work with, can help you become a power searcher. Get more from the web for your community.

You can find the Google power searching tutorial access page here.

The SEC home page of our main website is here.

Explore your heritage

norfolkHeritageExplorerlogotypeWhy not start the New Year with a new project?

You can use the Norfolk Heritage Explorer web site to find about about an amazing number of things across the County.

The web site offers you access to Norfolk Historic Environment Record database. Whether you want to view digital maps, find out about heritage trails across the county, or just look up resources for an education project this is a great site.

You can look at the pre-set collections available or use the detailed search criteria to look for information on your parish, time period or just search the database with your keywords.

Finding-out is fun – it can just change your view of history too!

Read more about the Heritage Explorer here.

Surf’s up for Seniors in Kings Lynn Library

keyboardPicAre you are over 60 years old?

If you are interested in learning about computers, the internet and email, then the library in Kings Lynn will be running a series of courses for beginners in the New Year.

The first course will run for six weeks, on Wednesday mornings from 10.00am – 12.00noon, beginning on 5 January.

There will be a small group of learners on each course, and you’ll be helped along the way and given time to work at your own pace.

If you are interested, and can commit to the six weeks, please contact the library on 01553 761393.

You can see more events on the library web pages here.