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Technology Training for State Employees

​Currently, KDLA does not offer live-online technology training. In the meantime, we recommend the following sites for training. KDLA is not responsible for content, accessibility, or technical issues on these sites.

KDLA's YouTube Channel

KDLA’s YouTube channel features video tutorials on Microsoft Office products and popular Internet browsers. The tutorials have been reviewed by KDLA staff, but we are not responsible for their creation or content.

MyPURPOSE

The Kentucky Personnel Cabinet’s MyPURPOSE system offers more than 1,400 online courses in its CommonwealthU module, including hundreds of technology courses. The courses are available 24/7 to all executive branch employees, and they cover topics like Microsoft Office, Adobe products, and email basics. To access MyPURPOSE, click your office desktop icon. If an icon is not available, go to http://mypurpose.ky.gov/. If you need assistance logging in, call the Kentucky Online Gateway Helpdesk at 502-564-0104 ext. 2, or email KOGhelpdesk@ky.gov.

LearningExpress

LearningExpress provides free training to current state employees on computer and Internet basics, Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, and Mac Operating Systems.

To access LearningExpress:

  • Go to our Research Databases page
  • Click the KY Virtual Library icon
  • Log in with your KDLA Account number and password
  • Click on Databases
  • Click on LearningExpress
  • Click on Computer Skills Center to view technology training resources
  • Log in to your LearningExpress account (you must register for a separate account within LearningExpress to be able to view/use any of its resources)

GCFLearnFree.org

GCFLearnFree.org provides free training on Microsoft Office, email, Internet basics, mobile devices, and social media. GCFLearnFree.org has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). They offer IACET Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for their Microsoft Office classes.

If you have questions, please use the Ask a Librarian service, or call 502.564.8306 or 800.928.7000.

Suggestions?

Do you know other technology training sites? Please share them using the Ask a Librarian service.  Use the subject line, "Online computer training suggestion".

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