Tutorials from LinkedIn Learning

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The Iowa City Public Library now offers LinkedIn Learning (formerly lynda.com) for resident cardholders with a valid library card and PIN/password. LinkedIn Learning offers over 16,000 skill-building video tutorials in seven languages across business, creative, and technical categories. 

To get started in a web browser:

  • Click on the LinkedIn Learning link found on our Online Resources page
  • Log in with your ICPL card number and PIN/password
  • Choose some learning topics to allow LinkedIn Learning to suggest some courses or videos
  • Use the search bar to search for specifc skills, subjects, or software tutorials OR browse suggested topics
  • Click on a video to start watching, if you need to pause your course, your progress is saved under the "My Learning" section in the header.

To get started from LinkedIn Learning app:

  • Download the LinkedIn Learning app from the Apple or Google app stores
  • Click "Sign in with your library card"
  • In the Library ID field type "iowacitypubliclibrary"
  • Log in with your ICPL card number and PIN/password

You can alter your preferred learning language in the browser by clicking the globe icon in the upper right corner in the header. In the app you can alter this under "Notifications" and the gear icon for Settings > Content Language. Closed captioning, as well as a searchable transcript are available for the videos.

LinkedIn Learning offers updated, relevant video tutorials for those seeking new skills for the workplace or personal life. Popular topics include: 

  • Leadership and management 
  • Time management and productivity skills
  • Public speaking
  • Small business and entrepreneurship guidance
  • Productivity software such as Microsoft Office, Google Docs, or QuickBooks
  • Graphic design software like Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, and Canva
  • Photography and videography overviews and tips
  • Software programming and security such as Java, Python, C++
  • Web development with PHP, MySQL, HTML, and CSS

Your progress and past lessons are tied to your library card number rather than an account with LinkedIn, so if you lose your card be sure to check with Library staff to get a duplicate created. We are available to help at www.icpl.org/services/ask.


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