Information about Lynda.com from Linkedin, an online learning resource available free for members of Whangrei Libraries.
4/04/2019 4:09 p.m.
Free access to online learning 24/7 with a Whangarei Libraries card
Lynda.com from Linkedin provides thousands of top-quality online video courses delivered by expert teachers. Courses cover a wide range of topics to help you pursue your professional goals including: business, marketing, design, web development and multimedia skills; software - especially latest updates in Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite and open source applications.
Courses can be arranged in playlists and bookmarked for future reference. Most videos are close captioned with transcripts and learning exercises.
You can learn at your own pace viewing courses in small chunks or watch the entire course and earn certificates at the completion of each course.
How to access Lynda.com
Go to Lynda.com and log in with your library card barcode number and PIN
Free access is only through this website and not by visiting the Lynda.com website www.lynda.com
The first time you sign in you will be asked if you already have an account or if you want to set up a new one. Choose the option that suits you.
How to use Lynda.com
Watch how to use Lynda.com to learn anytime, anywhere
Downloading and viewing learning videos offline
All learners download courses and individual videos on most mobile devices using the LinkedIn Learning app.
Offline viewing is only available through the apps for mobile and desktop devices, including Apple TV.
To access downloaded content, members must be logged in to their Learning account. The app login is valid for 30 days, after which time the app will prompt members to re-authenticate their account credentials by signing in again.
An active subscription is required for offline viewing.
How to set up Lynda.com on mobile devices
Download and open the app.
On the welcome screen tap Already a member?
Select Organisation tab
In the Web Portal field type: www.whangarei-libraries.com and tap Log in.
Enter your Whangarei Libraries barcode number and PIN then tap Log in.
If you have forgotten your PIN, contact the library for instructions on how you can be assigned a new PIN. Contact Whangarei District Libraries
If you are prompted to open the page in Lynda.com select Open and you'll be redirected back to the app.
Note: When setting up the app for the first time, you will be asked to agree to Lynda.com's Terms of Service.