Northstar Digital Literacy

Tuscarawas County Public Library System is pleased to offer its customers access to short lessons and practice exercises from Northstar Digital Literacy.

After creating an account (email and password), you can view short lessons and practice exercises to improve skills on common computer topics such as email basics, Microsoft Word, and social media. Learners can take assessments, save their scores, and access the practice lessons for questions they missed on the assessments. After training, proctored tests can be scheduled at the library to receive certification for job applications or professional development.

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What is Northstar Digital Literacy?

Northstar Digital Literacy is designed to help you improve technology and job skills at your own pace through assessments and self-guided online tutorials. Included are basic computer digital literacy standards and modules in three main areas:

Essential Computer Skills:

  • Basic Computer Skills (available in Spanish)
  • Internet Basics (available in Spanish)
  • Email (available in Spanish)
  • Windows (available in Spanish)
  • Mac OS

Essential Software Skills:

  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Google Docs

Using Technology in Daily Life:

  • Social Media
  • Information Literacy
  • Career Search Skills
  • Your Digital Footprint
  • K-12 Distance Learning
  • Telehealth (available in Spanish)

Ohio library access to Northstar Digital Literacy is funded through a federal Institute of Museum and Library Services ARPA grant awarded by the State Library of Ohio.