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Guide for new Mac users


Depending on when your Mac was produced, and what version of OSX you are running, some of the instructions outlined in this guide will vary. 

Introductory Websites

From a PC to Mac

Mac Workshops


The Apple Store hosts ongoing workshops on Macs, iPads, iPhones, and other Apple products. Many of these workshops are absolutely free and geared towards beginners.

The schedules and locations for these workshops can be located on the Apple website.

If you're interested in learning more...

Please let us know at the CDU Health Sciences Library/LRC.

If students and faculty are interested, we can create more classes on topics related to computers. Some of the ideas for future classes are:

  • iPads
  • iPhones and Android-based mobile devices
  • Windows 8

Please direct all inquiries regarding future classes and learning opportunities to:

Joshua Shulman

Emerging Technology Librarian





Class Handout

This guide was originally designed to accompany a class taught at the CDU Learning Resources Center. Click below to access the handout for this class.