Library Now Offers Lynda.com Learning Platform – Free to Cardholders

The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County (PLYMC) is offering a free service which connects Library cardholders to the popular learning platform, Lynda.com. Library customers can get to the free Lynda.com offerings by using the PLYMC portal through a link on the LibraryVisit.org website. Look on the horizontal menu under “LEARN” for the link. Or use the link at the bottom of this article.

Library customers can learn anytime, day or night! Lynda.com is available online 24/7. The learning resource offers over 3,000 courses and 150,000 video tutorials taught by experts. Some available areas include: 3-D, animation, audio, business, design, home computing, photography, video, the web, technical skills, business techniques, creative skills, and more.

From the Lynda.com website: “Lynda.com leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Through individual, corporate, academic and government subscriptions, members have access to the lynda.com video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts. For 20 years, lynda.com has helped students, leaders, IT and design pros, project managers—anyone in any role—build software, creative, and business skills. Now part of Linkedin, Lynda.com serves more than 10,000 organizations. With tutorials in five languages, Lynda.com is a global platform for success.”

Lynda.com is a paid service which is being provided free of charge to PLYMC cardholders through the Library’s website: LibraryVisit.org.  Ohio residents who don’t have a card will find it easy to sign up. With a Digital Card, online offerings such as Lynda.com can be used without worry about fines or fees. Sign up from home for a Digital Card at: https://www.libraryvisit.org/librarycard

Lynda.com portal for PLYMC cardholders:

https://www.lynda.com/portal/patron?org=libraryvisit.org

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01-19-2017