LinkedIn Learning, formerly known as Lynda.com, is an online educational site that features thousands of courses and video tutorials that helps individuals grow business, technology, and creative skills.
To Access for the first time:
- Click on “Get Started”
- Enter your library card number and pin number. Click “Continue”
- Click on “Sounds Good”
- Click on any 3 Topics that you would be interested in and care for the most. Click “Continue”
- Have the option to track your progress between (15min-2hrs) to remind you to keep learning (Click Set Goal). You can always go back to set your goal (click on Maybe Later)
- Click on “Start Learning” and you are ready to go!
Please note that you can only access course content through the Edison Public Library’s LinkedIn Learning login page, and not by directly visiting the LinkedIn Learning homepage.
Also note that LinkedIn Learning is accessible through your mobile device as well by downloading the LinkedIn Learning app from Google Play or the App Store. Once you open the app, select Sign In and then Sign in with your Library Card. It will then ask you for the library ID which is:
Log in with your EPL Card number and PIN and you will be ready to start learning.
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BrainFuse (HelpNow and JobNow)
Offers live, on-demand online tutoring for students from kindergarten through college. Members can get instant academic assistance from expert tutors throughout the week.
Here is a link to videos that discuss what HelpNow offers: https://www.screencast.com/t/XNY9jUQHp8s
offers the following services: Free live resume experts, live interview coaches, and job coaches to help you on your job search. Submit your resume for expert feedback, career assessment tools and job resources, skill building lessons, videos, practice tests, and resume creation software. Match your skills and interests to careers and more.
Here is a link to videos that discuss what JobNow offers: https://www.screencast.com/t/C7qzYpaCh3
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Pronunciator is a personalized language learning course with over 160 languages to learn, daily lessons for all skill levels, and citizenship preparation courses in both English and Spanish. Use Pronunciator on your smartphone, tablet, or computer at any time with the help of your library card.
You also have full access to ProCitizen, our citizenship prep course:
Visit SkillUp Middlesex for Free Online Job Training made available through the Middlesex County Office of Workforce Development. Enhance your skills or obtain industry-recognized certifications by taking advantage of over 4,500 FREE online courses developed by Skillsoft, a training provider used by thousands of organizations, including Fortune 500 companies. This flexible, self-paced learning environment allows you to choose from a variety of courses such as Project Management, transportation, hospitality, Human Resources, accounting and more.
Niche Academy provides interactive multimedia tutorials on a variety of topics, such as learning commonly used programs like Windows and Gmail or understanding popular social media applications like Instagram and Snapchat. Niche Academy also has tutorials for other services and databases offered by the Edison Public Library.
Learning Express Hub
This site offers college admissions test preparation, including ACT, SAT, and AP plus other skill-building resources for classroom and homework success.
Gale Presents: Peterson’s Test and Career Prep
Peterson’s Test and Career Prep helps students and adults be better prepared down the road for both college and their career. Discover comprehensive test prep and career solutions from Peterson’s, a world-leading educational provider.