Lifelong Learning with Lynda.com

Lifelong Learning with Lynda.com
Posted on 12/18/2019
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Neill Public Library cardholders now have free access to online educational courses from Lynda.com, thanks to a partnership with the Washington State Library, Office of the Secretary of State and LinkedIn.

Lynda.com is a robust learning resource with more than 12,000 courses, ranging from basic computer skills to project management including instruction on various software, programming languages, and business topics. Video courses are taught by industry experts and designed for any skill level. Lynda.com offers more than 50 different learning paths to help users achieve their bucket lists, get ahead in their current jobs or prepare for a career change.

Lynda.com is available inside or outside the library, from any device with an internet connection. “Providing Lynda.com is another way we are supporting the local community and small businesses in our area,” said Joanna Bailey, Director of Neill Public Library. “Whether you are a professional wanting to sharpen your skills, or a beginner learner starting from square one, Lynda.com provides convenient self-paced instruction to help you fulfill your educational goals. And, it’s free with your library card.”

Lynda.com courses are available for dozens of popular software and developer tools, including:

  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, etc.)
  • Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, In Design, etc.)
  • Latest versions of popular operating systems, such as Windows 10, iOS, Android, Linux
  • Coding and markup languages, such as C, Java, Python, Ruby, MySQL, HTML, CSS, and PHP

In addition, Lynda.com offers courses on business topics and personal advancement, such as:

  • Business skills, communication, marketing and leadership
  • Data analysis, cloud computing, and server management
  • Creative arts including 3D animation, video editing, photography and more

Open a library account and start learning today!