What is Lynda.com?
Lynda.com provides a vast online library of instructional videos covering a variety of topics such as software training, business and creative skills, and study skills. Taught by accomplished teachers and recognized industry experts, Lynda.com is a high-quality resource for students, faculty, and staff looking to develop skills in Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, educational technology, social media, coding, and a wide range of other topics.
How can I register for Lynda.com through the College of DuPage?
The College's academic license covers COD faculty, staff, and students. You must have a COD-issued email address to register for Lynda.com through our institution. Students! Your email address is @dupage.edu. (Only faculty and staff have @cod.edu email addresses.)
- Register using your COD email address. (If you're a student, this is generally a dupage.edu address. If you work at COD, it's your cod.edu address.)
- Check your dupage.edu or cod.edu email for a verification notice from Lynda.
- Follow the links in the verification email and you'll be all set!
Here's a printable guide.
Where should I start?
After you're registered, you can go directly to Lynda.com and log in from anywhere. You do not have to be on campus and you don't need a Library card.
It can be helpful to log into Lynda and check out this playlist of short videos to help you get started:
COD Library Lynda Playlist
If you have problems registering, you can contact Librarian Denise Cote at firstname.lastname@example.org.