Lynda.com

Last Updated: 06/19/2017

Overview

Lynda.com is an online library of high-quality video tutorials, created by industry professionals teaching a wide variety of software tools and skills. The full range of these tutorials are available to current faculty, students and staff.

Benefits

  • Unlimited access to thousands of courses
  • Beginner to advanced courses
  • Full courses or segments dedicated to certain tasks
  • Closed captioning on many videos, with a time coded transcript
  • Create your own playlists
  • Access to course instructor's materials
  • Learn from phone, tablet or computer
  • Earn a certificate of completion
  • Earn PMI Professional Development Units or prepare for PMI or PMP Exams

How to Get Started

  1. To log in, go to Lynda.colorado.edu.You will be directed to the CU Boulder Web Access page. 
  2. Log in with your CULoginName and IdentiKey password and follow any on-screen steps, such as agreeing to Terms of Use and confirming your Digital ID Card.
  3. Click Continue.

Access Lynda.com from MyCUInfo

Faculty, Staff, and Students can also access Lynda.com via MyCUInfo.

Faculty and Staff:

After logging in, click the Navigator button in the top right-hand corner of the window, select CU Resources, then Training, and Lynda.com.

Students: 

After logging in, select Training on the right-hand side of the window, then select Lynda.com and click the Login to Lynda.com button. 

Cost

CU Boulder has a campus-wide license of Lynda.com. Lynda.com is a common-good service for the campus, which means there is no direct cost to an individual or department.

Who can get it

Current faculty, staff and students have access to all Lynda.com course materials.

Resources

With more than 2,500 courses taught by industry experts, Lynda.com is designed for all students, faculty, and staff looking to develop skills in Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, time management, HTML coding, and much more

Additional Help

Lynda Accessibility

CU Boulder is committed to providing help, information, and assistance with campus services for all users, including those with accessibility concerns. Lynda.com accessibility considerations can be found on the Lynda.com Accessibility page.