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What is lynda.com?

lynda.com is a LinkedIn company that offers thousands of self-paced video courses covering software, creative and business skills. Through Case Western Reserve’s subscription to lynda.com, members of the university community have unlimited free access to these premier instructional videos.  Each training topic is delivered in manageable two to five-minute segments.

These video-based tutorials are taught by industry experts and available 24/7 for convenient, self-paced learning. New courses are added every week, so be sure to check back often.

You can learn it.

Are you a first-time user of Google Apps, such as Gmail and Calendar? Are you ready to master Photoshop? From learning how to use software to tackling topics, such as web development, project management and photography, you can learn it all with lynda.com at CWRU.

Using lynda.com (desktop)

To access CWRU’s lynda.com portal, click any mention of “lynda.com” on this page or click “Log in to lynda.com” in the sidebar. Then, use your CWRU Network ID and password to sign in.

The first time you enter CWRU’s lynda.com portal, you may be prompted to accept a self-signed certificate indicating lynda.com as a trusted site. Adding this permanent exception on the first visit eliminates the issue, for that browser, from then on. You can also create an optional lynda.com profile to further customize your experience.

For help with logging in, contact the ITS Service Desk at 216.368.HELP (4357).

Using lynda.com (mobile)

With Case Western Reserve’s subscription to lynda.com, learning is as mobile as you are. lynda.com offers apps for nearly every device, including smartphones, tablets, eReaders and computers. With the lynda.com app, you can watch course content offline. Your progress will be synchronized the next time your device connects to the Internet. Download the app now.