West Valley College
14000 Fruitvale Avenue, Saratoga, CA 95070 • Phone (408) 867-2200

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How to Access Lynda.com

As a staff member you can access Lynda.com either by logging into the portal and following on screen tutorial, as well as following the instructions below:

We are now providing all faculty, and staff access to lynda.com, an online subscription library that teaches the latest software, creative, and business skills through high-quality instructional videos. To learn more, watch this introductory video about the service, and watch the How to use lynda.com course. Benefits to using lynda.com include:

  • Unlimited access to courses on a wide variety of technologies and disciplines
  • Up-to-date content to keep skills current and to learn new skills
  • New courses added every week
  • Tutorials taught by recognized industry experts
  • Access to instructors’ exercise files to follow along as you learn
  • Closed captioning and searchable, time-coded transcripts
  • Beginner to advanced courses
  • The option to watch complete courses or bite-size videos as you need them

To access lynda.com, go to http://www.lynda.com/email-signup and enter your @wvm.edu email address.  Once lynda.com verifies your email domain, you will receive an email from lynda.com prompting you to create a profile.  Upon registering your profile, you can log in to lynda.com anytime and anywhere using your email address and password.

Screenshot of Lynda.com signup page. Be sure to use yourname and @wvm.edu below:

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Once you have clicked on the blue submit button you will receive a email confirming that you have signed up and a link to establish your pasword:

Sample of screenshot of email you will receive in your email box below:

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Follow the email link in your email  to finish your sign-up and establish your password.

If you ever forget your password you can contact cs@lynda.com to reset your password (olny after you created an account):

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You then will receive a confirmation email as depicted in the above image.

A great way to keep up with the latest  news from Lynda is to subscribe to their newsletter, bottom of page - click on follow

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Contact me if you have any questions or issues signing up or logging in.

Best regards, Bernadette Walker


Previous Lynda.com Intro:
Lynda. com Introduction - Service started June 1st, 2013

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