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Project Description

 LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)

Watch thousands of video tutorials and learn skills to help you achieve your personal and professional goals.

LinkedIn Learning, formerly Lynda.com, is an online learning platform with a video library of courses taught by industry experts. With access to thousands of courses, you can expand your business, software and creative skills. Whether you’re a student, leader, designer or anyone with an appetite to improve, LinkedIn Learning has something for you.

Create a LinkedIn Learning account with your GVPL library card number, PIN/Password, and your email address.

Please note: The LinkedIn Learning app will not work with your library card. Please use your web browser to log in.

LinkedIn acquired Lynda.com in 2015 and has slowly been transitioning the service and its features to their platform and brand.

Just like Lynda.com, LinkedIn Learning is free for all GVPL library cardholders. All of your favourite courses are still available, plus access to more courses.

With Lynda.com users only had access to 7,000 English courses. LinkedIn Learning for Library includes courses in English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Mandarin, and Portuguese. LinkedIn Learning functions much like Lynda.com, with a couple of notable changes, for example, Playlists have become Collections. If you have questions or need help, GVPL staff is available to assist. Call our Customer Service Line at 250-940-4875 or contact us.

You need a GVPL library card and PIN number to access content. While you do not need a LinkedIn account, you will need to create a LinkedIn Learning profile.

When you first access LinkedIn Learning, you will need to log in with your library card number and PIN. You will then be asked to create a LinkedIn Learning profile. If you use the same library card as you used for Lynda.com, your learning history will migrate to LinkedIn Learning. Please note that the transfer process of your learning history could take a few days.

If you’ve not seen it, the LinkedIn Learning tutorial may answer many of your questions. And if you still have questions or need help, GVPL staff is available to assist. Call our Customer Service Line at 250-940-4875 or contact us.

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This Digital Collection is a third-party service hosted in the U.S. or in another location outside Canada. Creation of a user account may store limited Personal Information (email address, password, library barcode and password, and the date of your last login) on a server stored outside Canada. Upon account creation, you are consenting and become subject to the privacy policy of the service provider. GVPL encourages patrons to review all third-party privacy policies and statements to protect their personal information.

Where other (third-party) organizations require personal information in order to provide services on behalf of the Library, the Library makes reasonable efforts to obtain commitments from such organizations that they treat the personal information in compliance with FIPPA and this policy. However, once information is in the hands of other organizations, it is beyond the Library’s control, and the Library cannot be accountable for the use, or further disclosure, of that information.

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