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Access thousands of courses by expert teachers covering business, technology and creative fields that can help you pursue personal and professional goals.
Access Lynda.com for free with your library card and pin from any computer or device with an internet connection!
Log into lynda.com using your barcode and PIN
How to access Lynda.com
1. Access course content through the Rotorua Library website Lynda.com link (not by directly visiting the Lynda.com homepage).
2. If using a smartphone or tablet, use your device's browser to access the link on our website. Free access via lynda.com apps is not possible.
3. Login with your Rotorua Library card barcode and PIN.
4. Once logged into Lynda.com, create your own personal account by entering your name and e-mail address. This account can help you manage your course history, playlists, bookmarks, and Certificates of Completion. Many courses also featured exercise files, so that if you're watching a tutorial about Microsoft Excel you can follow the activity with downloadable, pre-populated Excel spreadsheet files.
Workshop: Introduction to Lynda.com
If you need a bit of help learning to use Lynda.com for free, come along to an introductory workshop at Rotorua Library. Get set up with a playlist and learning path to suit your needs.
What is Lynda.com?
Lynda.com is an online learning site that hosts a constantly growing library of over 5,000 courses that include over 130,000 videos. Courses cover a variety of topics (including business, design, web development and multimedia skills) and software (Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite and open source applications) that can help you pursue personal and professional goals. These courses are delivered by expert instructors and feature searchable transcripts that make it easy to find quick answers to questions. They also feature Learning Paths and Certificates of Completion.