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Lynda.com

Lynda.com – a premier online learning resource offering more than 6,000 online courses in business, technology and creative skills development – and more.  There are also many videos on health and happiness, that will help you develop your skills, up-skill or even help you to start or develop your business.

You can access Lynda.com online now or through the app (App Store | Google Play), with your library card. (Instructions)

Don’t have a library card?  Pop in to your local library and we will set you up.

Find out more about Lynda.com here.

 

FAQ

 

What is Lynda.com?

Lynda.com is a leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals.  Nearly 4,000 courses are available.

What does Lynda.com offer?

Lynda.com offer video courses taught by industry experts in software, design, web development, business and photography.

Who can access Lynda.com through Casey Cardinia Libraries?

Anyone with a current library card and PIN from Casey Cardinia Libraries can access Lynda through our subscription.

What is the cost?

There is no cost to use Lynda.com with your library card.  It is FREE!  

How do I use Lynda.com?

The first time you login,  you will create a user profile with Lynda.com.  Through the profile, you will manage your courses, access playlists, make bookmarks and store certificates of completion.  Your completion certificates can also be integrated with your LinkedIn account.

What do I need to access Lynda.com?

You need a device that can access the internet (a computer, laptop, tablet, smart phone) and a current library card and PIN from Casey Cardinia Libraries.  You access the content through an internet browser (eg. Edge, Chrome, Firefox) – no special software is required.  Alternatively, you can use the Lynda.com app – available from both the App Store and Google Play.

I don’t have a card with Casey Cardinia Libraries, how can I get one?

Visit one of our libraries, with proof of your current address and you will be signed up in a few minutes.

I can’t login.

Please check with library staff. Your card may have expired, or your PIN may have changed.

Can I use Lynda.com through an app?

Yes, you can.  Instructions.

Can I login to Lynda.com using my library card directly at Lynda.com?

No.  You have to use the link from the Casey Cardinia Libraries website to access it for free. You can bookmark the page for easier access.

Are there any limits on access?

You can access Lynda from anywhere, either in the library or externally. 

There are limits on the number of people who can access it at the same time. If that limit is reached, you are informed of this and invited to come back at a later time.  (CCL will monitor this)

Can I view Lynda.com videos offline?

Yes. You can download videos for offline viewing on the website and in the app.

What other features does Lynda.com have?

Amongst others, Lynda.com also offers:

  • Bookmarking
  • Closed captioning
  • Speed control

I am having trouble with Lynda.com, what can I do?

  1. Check your internet connection is working and that you able to view other videos.
  2. Check if your library card is current.  You can do this by logging into the library catalogue.  If this is unsuccessful, please contact your local library.
  3. Make sure you are logging into Lynda.com through the Casey Cardinia Libraries link – it will not work for free with your library card unless you use this link.
  4. Try a different browser.

If you are still unable to access or use Lynda.com, please contact us or check the help pages at Lynda.com.