What does Https stand for?

Posted on Wednesday, July 17, 2013 by LosAltos_Library

Https stands for Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure. This is a more secure way to browse the internet, especially over a wifi hot spot. When you are on a page with a https web address, you are talking directly to the server and are on site with additional security features. Popular websites such as Google and Facebook have https options. Below you will find links. https://www.google.com/ . . . more »

The Khan Academy

Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2013 by LosAltos_Library

The Khan Academy Do you have a question about math or history and are having trouble understanding the answer? The Khan Academy is great resource where you can watch videos about a plethora of topics in math, science, and other subjects. The website for the KHANACADEMY is https://www.khanacademy.org/ . . . more »

Library Catalog Class

Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2013 by LosAltos_Library

Do you want a guided tour of the Santa Clara County Library District Catalog? We will review how to search for books, login into your library record, update and review the books you have checked out, save searches, and add books to your shelves. Moreover, we will review where to find eBook resources, databases, and how to limit your search to audiobooks and eBooks. We . . . more »

Your Digital Afterlife

Posted on Wednesday, April 17, 2013 by LosAltos_Library

Your Digital Afterlife on Google Have you ever thought about what happens to your Google Account if you do not use it for a while or you pass away? This last week, Google introduced a new service that is called “Inactive Account Manager”. This option lets you choose up to 10 people who can be contacted to ensure that your Google account, which includes content . . . more »