This year, I will. Start Learning with Lynda.
Learning - no strings attached.
Lynda.com is an online learning resource available from your home computer, smartphone or mobile device FREE with your library card. Browse over 4,000 courses covering technical skills, creative techniques, business strategies and more.
What does Lynda.com offer?
Lynda.com for libraries allows you to watch videos in small, easy-to-manage chunks and return to lessons at your convenience.
Course offerings include:
- Art, graphic design and music classes - Learn everything from 3D animation to engineering sound. Learn to use cutting-edge industry software like the Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, InDesign and more.
- Boost your computer skills - Learn to use the Microsoft Office programs, Apple programs such as iPhoto and iBooks, cloud computing and more.
- Accelerate your career & reach your professional goals - Learn anything from public speaking to marketing to dealing with workplace issues.
- Start a learning path - Start one of Lynda's learning paths for a comprehensive look at a variety of topics including computer programming, IT management, web design, photography, video and others.
Logging into Lynda.com is simple. Visit metrolibrary.org/lynda and enter your library card number and your last name as your Library Card PIN. Your Lynda.com account is your portal to eLearning courses covering a variety of subject areas. You can always pick up where you left off on a course. Your account also allows you to create playlists, bookmarks and log certificates of completion.
Need help navigating the site? Watch a quick video on how to use Lynda.com here.
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