Library Card Holders Now Have Free Access to Lynda.com

Monday, September 30, 2019
Linked In Learning with Lynda dot com content

Update on April 20, 2021:

Lynda.com has been upgraded to LinkedInLearning for Library with Lynda.com content.

What does that mean?

  • Enjoy an updated, easier-to-use interface.
  • Get better, personalized content recommendations. 
  • Keep the Lynda.com content you know and trust.
  • Gain NEW content from LinkedIn Learning.
  • In total, over 16,000 online courses in 7 languages.
  • All from expert instructors with real-world experience.
  • Plus: 60+ new courses added each week!

Learn relevant, professional skills; keep up to date with technology; build career-boosting business know-how; explore hundreds of topics in management leadership, and marketing; and gain multimedia, design, web development, and social media skills. All you need is your library card and PIN.

New Digital Service for Library Card Holders

Jacksonville Public Library has added Lynda.com to its digital services, giving cardholders access to more than 14,000 online courses taught by real-world professionals. Lynda.com is free for valid library card holders, and gives patrons unlimited access to learning everything from software development to design on any schedule from a computer or mobile device. 

Benefits of Lynda.com

The benefits of Lynda.com are many: Users can stay up to date with technology; build career-boosting business know-how; explore hundreds of topics in management, leadership and marketing; gain multimedia, design, web development and social media skills; and get immediate, just-in-time answers to questions. Features of the online training service include expert instructors, searchable course transcripts for immediate answers, downloadable exercise files that reinforce retention, new courses added weekly, certificates of completion, and privacy and security.

A New Way To Learn

Access to provides a revolutionary way of learning to library patrons. Lynda.com users can acquire skillsets that improve hireability without the cost of higher education. Popular learning topics include 3-D and animation, audio and music, business, CAD, data science, design, software development, education, leadership and management, marketing, photography, video and web. Users also have access to training on popular software applications and tools, including Adobe, Apple, Autodesk, Avid, Blackboard, Excel, Google, IBM, Job Hunting, Microsoft, Open Source, PowerPoint, Resume Writing and more. 

Start Using Lynda.com Today

To start using Lynda.com, create an account with your Jacksonville Public Library card number and PIN. You must go through our organization's portal in order to sign up for an account, so visit jaxpubliclibrary.org/lynda to enter the portal. From there, you can begin browsing through thousands of courses. Patrons will be allowed unlimited access to all courses. 

To sign up for a library card, visit any Jacksonville Public Library location. You can also apply for an e-library card, which allows access to all digital resources

 

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