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About provides a directory-type search for IT topics. It offers ~40 portals to basic IT information with free tutorials in every section.

Bill Gates's Website

Bill Gates's website has videos and transcripts of his speeches.

Michael Dell's Speeches

Michael Dell's Speeches.

Microsoft Webcast Archives

Microsoft's webcast archives.

SANS Institute

SANS Institute (SysAdmin, Audit, Networking, and Security) is a non-profit organization that provides high quality security training.

Singing Fish

Singing Fish is a search engine that only indexes audio and video files. It is a great way to find free tutorials or speeches. Search for “Bill Gates” and you will find 74 items.


SkillSoft, 877-545-5763, provides online desktop software, business, and IT certification training, to individuals and organizations. They offer over 2,000 courses and offer subscriptions to four bundles: business, desktop, IT certification, and all three combined.


SoftLookup contains a wealth of written free IT tutorials.

Specialized Solutions

Specialized Solutions, 800-942-1660, provides online desktop software, work safety, and IT certification training to individuals and organizations. They offer about 100 courses.


TechTutorials provides a wealth of written free tutorials on practical IT topics.

Total Training

Total Training provides DVD training on Adobe and Macromedia products.


VTC (Virtual Training Company) offers online software training with access to all their 43,000+ videos for 338 software products for $30/month, or $250/yr. There is a delay of several months between the release of a software update and the addition of updated training.

Webcasts, ZDNet

Webcasts, Videocasts, and Audiocasts from ZDNet on current IT topics.


Webex provides Web based online meetings without the need for an in-house server.

Whiteboard Videos ZDNet

Whiteboard videos by ZDNet on current IT topics.

Windows Academy

Windows Academy provides DVD training for various software products.

See Also

In the "Articles & Databases" section, see ACM and IEEE. They both offer hundreds of online courses in these categories that are free to members: certification, programming, project management, and software applications.