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McNair Achievement Program


Learn one new aspect or tool within Microsoft software at a time, as you need it. Or, save time on a project by watching a group of videos on the software you use most. Videos with the time next to it or the most highly recommended for your projects.

Software Video Tutorials, Fast & Easy

(All Office Versions and software including Access not shown below. There are also videos on Publisher & Google docs. Click link above to view all video options or look at the list below for Word, PowerPoint and Excel Video segments.)

2010 Microsoft Office

Word Basics



Common Tasks in Word


Doing More With Word


2010 PowerPoint Basics



Common Tasks in PowerPoint


Doing More With PowerPoint



Downloadable Software That Helps



(Free Internet Conference Calling, International Calling, Video Calling and Screen Sharing for Collaborative Projects)

Download Skype for Windows

Download Skype for Mac

Equipment for Skype:

  • Mouse or Mouse Pad
  • High Speed Internet Access
  • Built in Microphone & Speakers *OR*
  • Headset (can be USB cable or regular)
  • Webcam (*Optional, built into most modern laptop and desktop computers)

You can use Skype and share your desktop screen without ever needing a webcam!


(Free, easy-to-use software tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources, including creating Endnotes in your Word doc for your research paper.  It is used by most graduate students.)

Download Zotero

Zotero Quick Overview Video on Youtube (2:03)

Zotero Support Videos (multiple short videos on how to use Zotero, created by