Lynda.com online training is now available at no cost to University of Minnesota students, faculty, and staff systemwide on all campuses.
Lynda.com is a library of online training videos that provides access to more than 1,700 courses for all skill levels in more than 140 specialties including:
University users will log in using their University Internet ID and password in order to access training videos available on lynda.umn.edu. Lynda.com's vast library is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and contains thousands of professional-grade Windows and Mac video tutorials, on a vast array of topics from design principles, to web content management systems, to software for printing and much more.
Lynda.com utilizes expert instructors that are experts in their fields, and whose mission is to impart knowledge regarding correct workflow and to teach users how to develop skills required to solve problems. The partnership between the University and the experts at lynda.com allows us to provide a level of professional development and expertise the University alone could not otherwise provide.
Organized by subject software and instructor, lynda.com's content is constantly growing, and is updated weekly and sometimes daily. University users can attend the training they want and need, when and where they want it, with the assurance that the information they receive is the newest and most up-to-date available.
There's even a free iPhone/iPad app to enable users to learn on-the-go is available. As displayed in the screen capture below, simply click on the option for Web Portal Access and type umn.edu. You will be directed to log in with your University credentials.
For further information consult the Office of Information Technology (OIT) training website.