Microsoft Word 2016 Tabs and Paragraph Alignment Or When NOT to Use Spaces

Microsoft Word has the features you need to create professional looking documents. To get the most out of these features, it's important to understand when and where to use them. In this post, we'll discuss how to use tabs, tab stops, and paragraph alignment. Displaying Formatting Symbols When the formatting for a Word document doesn't … Continue reading Microsoft Word 2016 Tabs and Paragraph Alignment Or When NOT to Use Spaces

Modern Language Association (MLA) Formatting Using Word 2016

Since 1883 the Modern Language Association (MLA) of America has been standardizing the way scholarly findings are shared. When you, the student, are asked to write a paper in the MLA format, you are expected to adhere to a set of guidelines for formatting documents and referencing sources. In this post, you will learn how … Continue reading Modern Language Association (MLA) Formatting Using Word 2016

Adult and Continuing Education are More Critical Today Than Ever

Computer skills are vital to succeeding in this economy. As adult and continuing education continue to grow to meet marketplace demand, Belleyre Books has been intentional in providing quality materials that are affordable, accessible, and relevant. What's important to realize is that keeping up to date on computer skills, such as Microsoft Office, is necessary regardless … Continue reading Adult and Continuing Education are More Critical Today Than Ever

Microsoft Updates to Word 2016

Several notable improvements to Word 2016 are available through recent updates for subscription based users. Updates include: Grammar & Style proofing option Improved spelling checker Writing style suggestions A new way to view documents: side to side Improved picture background removal Grammar checker, writing style, and spelling checker improvements come by way of a digital writing assistant … Continue reading Microsoft Updates to Word 2016

Use Word 2016 to Create Your Resume

Spring is a beautiful time of year. Longer days, warmer weather, and flowers blossoming. Even more exciting for many is the anticipation of receiving the long-awaited college degree, diploma, certificate, or one of the many other forms of recognition from hard work, dedication, and focus on higher education. With this accomplishment comes the prospect of … Continue reading Use Word 2016 to Create Your Resume

Cut the Fluff, Get to the Stuff

The title of my post refers to the basic concept behind the In 90 Pages books. I've been teaching, lecturing, promoting, and using Microsoft Office since 1995 (Office 95, aka Office 7). I've written many textbooks more than 400 pages in length, and they served their purpose. But now I'm meeting more and more students who haven't … Continue reading Cut the Fluff, Get to the Stuff