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Lynda.com Now Available for Jacksonville Public Library Card Holders (jaxpubliclibrary.org/lynda)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 30, 2019 — Jacksonville Public Library has added Lynda.com (jaxpubliclibrary.org/lynda) 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. 

Jacksonville Public Library card holders can access courses taught by expert instructors who are passionate about teaching, plus courses offered in the following languages: English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Mandarin and Portuguese. Lynda.com allows anyone to learn the latest software, creative and business skills. Users of any skill level can engage in personalized and self-paced learning on hundreds of topics, from bite-size tutorials to comprehensive courses. 

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.

Access to Lynda.com 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 production and web design. 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. 

To start using Lynda.com, visit jaxpubliclibrary.org/lynda. On this page, you will find a "sign in" button that takes you to our organization's portal in Lynda. You can then create an account with your Jacksonville Public Library card number and PIN. From there, you can begin browsing through thousands of courses. Library customers are 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-card, which allows access to all digital resources

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