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Learn business, software, technology and creative skills with online video tutorials taught by recognized industry professionals. Finish a course and receive a certificate of completion that you can download or email to anyone.

With lynda.com you get:

  • Unlimited access to courses on a wide variety of technologies and disciplines
  • Up-to-date content to keep skills current and learn new ones
  • New courses added every week
  • Tutorials taught by recognized industry experts
  • Access to instructors’ exercise files, to follow along as you learn
  • Closed captioning and searchable, time-coded transcripts
  • Beginner to advanced courses
  • To watch complete courses or bite-size videos as you need them

Let the learning begin!

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  • Up and Running with MySQL Development
  • Blackboard 9.x Essential Training for Instructors

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get started?

  1. Go to lynda.com on a web browser at any RPL computer workstation.

  2. Browse course categories by selecting the dropdown “Browse the Library” menu along the top of the screen, or use the search bar.

  3. Select a course to view its Table of Contents, Exercise Files, Author, and FAQs.

  4. Watch the video tutorial from the beginning, or learn a specific skill by selecting a topic in the Table of Contents. A new Internet window will open to display your video.

Can I access lynda.com from home, the coffee shop, school, etc.?

Yes. You can access lynda.com from any place with an Internet connection.

  • The first time you log in, you’ll need your RPL library card and PIN number to access the service.
  • After you set up your lynda.com account, you can log in using an email address and password.





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