Online Word  Processing Class Great, free alternative websites to using Microsoft Word.
What is a Word Processor? <ul><li>A word processor is a computer application used for the production (including compositio...
Why do I need it? <ul><li>Resumes </li></ul><ul><li>Letters </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cover letters, recommendations letters, ...
Microsoft Word
I Need to Type Up a Document?!? <ul><li>The Chicago Public Library offers word processing computers at the Harold Washingt...
How can I type up a document at a branch library? <ul><li>There are many great alternative online word processors that can...
Google Documents   docs.google.com <ul><li>Create and share your work online with Google Docs. </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to u...
Google Documents Home Page Saved Documents Create New Documents
 
Google Documents <ul><li>In addition to word documents you can also make spreadsheets, presentations, and draw pictures. <...
ZohoWriter <ul><li>Easy and free online word processor. </li></ul><ul><li>Share and collaborate with other users and frien...
<ul><li>In order to save and print, you must create an account with Zoho. </li></ul><ul><li>Creating an account is quick a...
 
ThinkFree <ul><li>ThinkFree Office reads and writes to Microsoft Office file formats (.doc, .xls, and .ppt).  </li></ul><u...
ThinkFree <ul><li>You must sign up to use ThinkFree. </li></ul><ul><li>All you need is an email address. </li></ul><ul><li...
 
Going Mobile! <ul><li>All three of these Online Word Processors are capable of being used on your cell phone. </li></ul>
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  1. 1. Online Word Processing Class Great, free alternative websites to using Microsoft Word.
  2. 2. What is a Word Processor? <ul><li>A word processor is a computer application used for the production (including composition, editing, formatting, and possibly printing) of any sort of printable material. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Why do I need it? <ul><li>Resumes </li></ul><ul><li>Letters </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cover letters, recommendations letters, business letters. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Homework </li></ul><ul><li>Invitations. </li></ul><ul><li>And many more…. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Microsoft Word
  5. 5. I Need to Type Up a Document?!? <ul><li>The Chicago Public Library offers word processing computers at the Harold Washington Library Center and Sulzer and Woodson Regional Libraries. </li></ul>
  6. 6. How can I type up a document at a branch library? <ul><li>There are many great alternative online word processors that can be used at our CPL internet computers. </li></ul><ul><li>This class will focus on the more popular websites and how they are operated. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Google Documents docs.google.com <ul><li>Create and share your work online with Google Docs. </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to use interface, but you do need to make an account. You do NOT need a Gmail email account. </li></ul><ul><li>You can open files anywhere and share them with anyone. </li></ul><ul><li>Able to convert files into various formats including PDFs and .docs. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Google Documents Home Page Saved Documents Create New Documents
  9. 10. Google Documents <ul><li>In addition to word documents you can also make spreadsheets, presentations, and draw pictures. </li></ul><ul><li>Spell Check, Built in Dictionary, and Translator. </li></ul><ul><li>Able to download file onto computer or send it through email. </li></ul><ul><li>Use many of the ready made templates! </li></ul>
  10. 11. ZohoWriter <ul><li>Easy and free online word processor. </li></ul><ul><li>Share and collaborate with other users and friends. </li></ul><ul><li>Import/Export documents from your desktop or the web. </li></ul><ul><li>Offline Support </li></ul><ul><li>Template Library </li></ul><ul><li>Page View Editing: Edit documents the way you want them to be printed! </li></ul>writer.zoho.com
  11. 12. <ul><li>In order to save and print, you must create an account with Zoho. </li></ul><ul><li>Creating an account is quick and easy, all you need is a email address. </li></ul><ul><li>You can also sign in to ZohoWriter using your Google, Yahoo, or Facebook account. </li></ul>
  12. 14. ThinkFree <ul><li>ThinkFree Office reads and writes to Microsoft Office file formats (.doc, .xls, and .ppt). </li></ul><ul><li>ThinkFree Office has a look and feel similar to the prevalent Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, providing a degree of familiarity to users of those applications. </li></ul>
  13. 15. ThinkFree <ul><li>You must sign up to use ThinkFree. </li></ul><ul><li>All you need is an email address. </li></ul><ul><li>Very similar to Microsoft Word </li></ul><ul><li>Runs off of Java Software. </li></ul><ul><li>Can take a very long time to open up. Up to 5 minutes. </li></ul>
  14. 17. Going Mobile! <ul><li>All three of these Online Word Processors are capable of being used on your cell phone. </li></ul>
  15. 18. Any Questions?
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