Did you want to upgrade your business and technical knowledge? You can do this from home with lynda.com. The Monmouth County Library is pleased to offer our cardholders expanded access to lynda.com, an online service which provides online instruction on a variety of business and software topics. Normally, this service is available only as a paid subscription but as a Monmouth County Library cardholder in good standing you can use this service for free from any Internet-supported computer. To get free access, you must log on through the Monmouth County Library's access here. The first time you access lynda.com, you must create a profile, after that, you can use your library card number and the password that you created. But you must always access lynda.com through the Library's website which is found under Databases for Articles, Digital Reference Books and Online Learning.
Once you set up your profile you are ready to get started. You can view the video on how to create a playlist and look for classes that interest you. New courses are added often and you can easily search for topics and even instructors that you like.
Once you have created your account, you can customize it to allow you manage your course history, playlists and Certificates of Completion. Certificates of Completion can be upload to your own LinkedIn profile. lynda.com hosts over 3,000 courses supported by over 130,000 videos. The courses cover a multitude of topics ranging from business courses, web design, multimedia and software including Microsoft Office and the Adobe Suite of products. You can use lynda.com on a PC, Mac or smartphone that is connected to the Internet.
Find out more about lynda.com on this video and get started with lynda.com