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Computers in Libraries LIBR 56. Anthony Costa [email protected] http://fog.ccsf.edu/~acosta/56.htm. Name What you want to learn from this course. LIBR 51. If you haven’t completed LIBR 51, you need to talk to me about taking this class. Motherboard Sound Card Networking Card Mouse Memory.

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Computers in LibrariesLIBR 56

  • Anthony Costa

    • [email protected]

    • http://fog.ccsf.edu/~acosta/56.htm


  • Name

  • What you want to learn from this course.


LIBR 51

  • If you haven’t completed LIBR 51, you need to talk to me about taking this class.


  • Motherboard

  • Sound Card

  • Networking Card

  • Mouse

  • Memory


Terminology

ASCII – American Code for Information Interchange

Cache – space used for temporary storage

Card – wired panel that contains memory and a chip

Chip – tiny calculator inside a PC


  • Input devices – keyboard, mouse

  • Output devices – monitor, speakers

  • Operating system

  • Web browser

  • Word processor

  • Spreadsheets

  • network


  • Client/Server

  • Software

  • troubleshoot


Networking Basics

  • A network is a group of 2 or more computer systems linked together

    • LAN

    • WAN

  • http://webopedia.com/TERM/n/network.html

  • Additional reading

    • http://webjunction.org/do/DisplayContent?id=929


Troubleshooting

  • A single public workstation produces an error message as soon as it is turned on, at the beginning of boot up. Could it be:

    • Workstation CPU

    • Workstation hard disk

    • Workstation monitor

    • Router

    • Web server


Troubleshooting

  • A staff PC sounds like it is booting up, but the screen remains blank. Could it be:

    • Workstation CPU

    • Workstation disk storage

    • Workstation monitor

    • Router

    • Web server


ASCII

  • American Standard Code for Information Interchange

  • Additional reading for next week

    • http://webopedia.com/TERM/A/ASCII.html


Binary

  • Computers think in binary code

  • All data is represented in 0s and 1s. This means every character (textual or numeric) must be converted to binary code to be processed by a computer.

  • Additional reading

    • http://theproblemsite.com/codes/binary.asp


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