Lynda @ COD

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What is 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, 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 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 through our institution. Students! Your email address is (Only faculty and staff have email addresses.)

To register, go to:

  2. Register using your COD email address. (If you're a student, this is generally a address. If you work at COD, it's your address.)
  3. Check your or email for a verification notice from Lynda.
  4. 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 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