Memorial Hall Library offers its cardholders access to Lynda.com's library of instructional videos. Lynda.com normally requires a paid subscription, but as an MHL cardholder you can access all of Lynda.com's content from any computer with an internet connection simply by entering your library card number and PIN.
(Please note that you can only access course content through MHL's Lynda.com login page, and not by directly visiting the Lynda.com homepage. Bookmark accordingly. Please also note that while MHL Lynda.com accounts are accessible through mobile devices, they are not accessible through Lynda.com apps. Use your mobile device's browser.)
Once you have logged into Lynda.com with your library card number you must create a personalized Lynda.com account by entering your name and email address. This account can help you manage your course history, playlists, bookmarks, and Certificates of Completion.
Need help navigating the site? Watch this quick overview video of how to use Lynda.com:
What does Lynda.com offer?
Lynda.com helps people learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals with its video library of more than 4,000 engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts. The courses are divided into small, easy-to-manage chunks and feature searchable transcripts to make it easy to find quick answers to questions. Certificates of Completion can be uploaded to a LinkedIn profile.
Course offerings include
- Basic skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and programs from Microsoft and Adobe
- Classes in art, graphic design, and music
- Career building classes like public speaking, marketing, and dealing with workplace issues
- Computer programming, application development, IT management and web design
- Training and tutorials in basic and advanced photography and videography techniques
- many, many more subjects
Other subscription resources available through MHL
Lynda.com is just one of several premium online resources available with your library card. Browse the full list by visiting MHL's Articles & Databases page.