Have you tried Lynda.com yet? The best way to become familiar with this handy online learning resource is just to dive right in. Simply go to go.niu.edu/Lynda, enter your ID number and password, and you’re there. Then just look around. Lynda.com offers professional tutorials on everything from using your email most efficiently to how to make your PowerPoint presentation unforgettable.
Why should I use Lynda.com?
Simply put, it’s a better option than many common learning resources. Now that we are being asked to do and learn a little more each day in our jobs, Lynda.com makes sense. Lynda.com provides timely, one-on-one training that shows you exactly how to do what you need to.
How do I find what I want?
Lynda.com has an easy to navigate Library menu that helps you locate the best learning tool for your needs. You will find titles categorized by both industry and function. This library serves as an efficient way to get the specific information you are looking for while providing suggestions on Topics, Software, and other Resources. You can even personalize your Lynda.com experience by defining your areas of interest to you under your profile (Profile > My Interests).
And last but not least, you can always enter what you are looking for in the Search box in Lynda.com.
Tip: For a more in-depth and detailed look at how new users can get the most out of Lynda.com, check out the “How to Use Lynda.com” video (1 hour 30 minutes). You can find the video under “Suggestions for You” or by searching for it inside Lynda.com.