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.
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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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Learn up to 30 Languages using the Library Edition of the ever popular program Rosetta Stone. This program is provided by the State Library of New Jersey via their Jersey Click Program. You will need a valid New Jersey Library Card to access the program from outside of the library, and you will need to set up an account on the Rosetta Stone website as well. As with all the databases provided here, there is no charge for this valuable service.
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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.