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Free access to high quality online learning with your library card

What is lynda.com?

Lynda.com is a high quality online elearning subscription service offering free access to over 5,500 courses and 136,000 video tutorials from industry experts in topics including web design, software development, photography, business skills, leadership, project management, 3D and animation, graphic design, music, video editing and more. Experts create and deliver all courses as well as provide supplemental materials like exercise files and relevant work samples.

Albury Library members have free access to Lynda.com, both onsite at the Library or offsite from your home, office or mobile device.

Not an Albury Libraries member? Sign up to become an Albury Libraries member online. Membership is Free!

Everyone who accesses Lynda.com must create a personal account (a profile) in Lynda.com. This lets you track your progress, create playlists, take tests, and earn certificates.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Free training courses may be accessed only by using the our Lynda.com login; not by directly visiting the Lynda.com homepage.

Access via your desktop computer

  1. Login to Lynda.com via our Albury Libraries Lynda.com login (https://www.lynda.com/portal/sip?org=sip2-albury.libero.com.au - do not go directly to www.lynda.com)
  2. Enter your library card number and PIN (PIN is your date of birth DDMMYYYY for all members). Click on Log in
  3. Select No, I've never had an account or I've had an account (majority of members will not have a Lynda.com account).
  4. Enter your First name, Last name and Email. Click on Save.
  5. Your account and user profile is set up. You are now ready to use Lynda.com

Access via the Lynda.com app

The Lynda.com app can be downloaded to your Apple, Android and Windows 8 devices, as well as your desktop (Windows and OS X), Apple TV.

  1. Download the app from your preferred device's app store.

    Android: Google Play

    AppleTV: TV App Store

    Desktop:
    Mac App Store
    Windows Store 8.1+
    Windows Store 7+. Note: Clicking this link will begin an automatic download of this Lynda.com desktop app.

    iOS: App Store

  2. Ensure that you create a Lynda.com profile on your desktop before downloading the app, as you can’t do so via the app.
  3. Once the app is downloaded, select “Already a member?” and log in by selecting the organization tab
  4. This will take you to our Lynda.com portal via the web browser on your device. Enter your library card number and PIN (PIN is your date of birth DDMMYYYY for all members), and click on Log in
  5. The Lynda.com app will reopen (your device may ask if you want to 'open in Lynda.com?', select 'Yes' or 'Open')
  6. Select Accept to accept the Lynda.com terms and conditions

You should now be able to view all the Lynda.com training materials.

Introduction to Lynda.com

How to use Lynda.com

Make the most out of your Lynda.com membership. Watch the How to use Lynda.com tutorial to learn how to quickly find the training and tools you need to create your own personalized learning path.

Find out about the types of videos on offer at Lynda.com, including in-depth software training, first looks at up-and-coming technology trends, courses to help you develop critical business skills, techniques for creative pros, and inspirational documentaries. Then get a demo of special library features such as bookmarks, playlists, notes, transcripts, certificates of completion, and FAQs, and learn where to turn for help when you need it. Plus, find out how to access Lynda.com on the go, using our mobile apps and offline viewing capabilities. Topics include:

  • Finding the latest releases
  • Downloading and using exercise files
  • Searching the video transcripts
  • Choosing the right video player
  • Creating and sharing playlists
  • Taking notes
  • Printing and sharing certificates of completion
  • Updating your member profile
  • Changing or canceling your membership plan
  • Contacting customer support

Learn how to use Lynda.com


Lynda.com is an initiative of our COVID Relief and Recovery Committee in partnership with Albury Libraries.

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