The first piece of our Google Apps 4 part training series was brought back to the Park Ridge Public Library for a re-presentation of one of our most popular Google Apps training offerings. This class was presented by FireLogic President and Google Apps Certified Trainer Derrick Wlodarz and Google Apps Deployment Specialist Wesley Howard. This class was hosted on August 4, 2012 in the third floor computer classroom.

The topics covered in this class included:

  • The benefits of moving to Gmail
  • Basics of the Gmail interface
  • Basics of sending an email message & related options
  • The Gmail Settings area
  • Organizing email in Gmail
  • Labels vs Folders
  • Contacts management
  • Gmail Labs introduction
  • and much more!

A full Q&A session was hosted after the class concluded, and you can re-watch the entire session below thanks to YouTube:

Our next class in the Google Apps training series will be hosted at the Niles Library on August 18, 2012 at 1pm. We will be running part 2 which is Google Apps: Calendar for Beginners which will cover the basics about usage and functionality within the best free calendar tool available free of charge from Google. Pre-registration is required as always, but anyone in the Park Ridge, Niles, or other surrounding suburbs is welcome to come by and learn – class participation is never limited to Niles library card holders only. Please visit the Niles Library website for more information, or call them at 847-663-1234 to get onto the class roster.

Also: Don’t forget that Park Ridge Library is hosting monthly Open Help Desk, sponsored by FireLogic, once again this upcoming Saturday August 11 from 9am to 12pm. Anyone and everyone is welcome to come by and get ANY technology questions or concerns answered by our staff. We are present for the event every month and welcome Park Ridge, Niles, Des Plaines, and any other local residents to stop on over. No registration required!

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