American Graphics Institute

American Graphics Institute’s digital book collection provides access to books, video tutorials, and lesson files for self-paced learning of many popular design technology topics ranging from Adobe software applications, digital video editing tools, web design and coding skills, and office applications. The collection also includes training videos created by the authors as well as lesson files. More than one million of these books are in print, and Ames Free Library patrons can access current and past digital versions of these book titles while on the library's network.

Digital Homeroom

These learning modules are designed to teach essential vocabulary skills related to computers, Microsoft Word, the Internet, and email. Created by the Community Technology Empowerment Project (CTEP) service corps members in Saint Paul, MN. CTEP's goal is to help adult learners become full digital citizens so that they can fully participate in economic and daily life in the US. 

LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning (formerly is a leading online learning company that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Through individual, corporate, academic and government subscriptions, members have access to the video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts. For an introduction and tutorial about LinkedIn Learning, visit our Tutorials page.