Lynda.com is a leading online learning company that helps anyone learn business, software, technology, and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Access their library of high-quality, current, and engaging video tutorials taught by recognized industry experts, thousands of courses you can take at your own pace on any Internet-connected device.
All of the content is free with your library card and available 24/7. You can even earn certificates of completion to upload to your LinkedIn profile. Use your library card number when not in the library to log in to this service. What skill do you want to learn today?
Click on the link to Lynda.com. If you’re not in the library, you’ll be prompted to enter your library card number. If you don’t have a library card, please visit our Apply for a Library Card page. Once you are at the Lynda.com login page, you will need to set up a profile which requires your name and e-mail address. You will also need to set up a user name and a 6 character password that contains a letter and a number.
Courses cover a wide range of topics including:
- Software Development
- Web Design + Development
- Graphic Design
- 3D + Animation
- Audio + Music
- And so much more!
Included with courses are exercise files to help you practice. You can also choose your own Learning Path to focus on a particular career skillset.
Lynda.com is available 24/7 on any computer or mobile device using a web browser. Lynda.com apps will not work with your complimentary library account.
"Try Back Later" Message
The Library is licensed for 20 simultaneous users. If all licenses are currently in use, you’ll see a message letting you know to try back again soon. Any users that are inactive for 30 minutes will be automatically logged off so others may use the service. (If you ever get logged off this way – don’t worry, Lynda will remember where you left off, helping make getting started again easier.)
Help and Questions/Comments
A great resource to start with is Lynda.com’s Troubleshooting Guide.
Contact the library by calling 308-233-3282 or emailing the Technology Learning Center Coordinator.