Lynda.com - How do I Access it Once My Account has been Created?

Parkland College now provides employees and students with free access to lynda.com, an online learning resource that offers a wide variety of training in business, software, technology, and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals.



1. You can either go to connect.parkland.edu/lynda OR click on the lynda.com icon 1 on the my.parkland.edu portal. (Alternatively, if you are already on the lynda.com site, there is a way to access your Parkland account but it is not the recommended method. See the instructions at the bottom of this article.)

2. Enter your ParklandOne username and password.

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3. Since lynda.com was synced with ParklandOne on 2/10/16, it will bring up the following screen the first time you access lynda after that date (if you created your account prior to 2/10/16).

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4. If you select "I've had an account", please see Document 60541 is unavailable at this time. .

5. If you select "No, I've never had an account", please see Lynda.com - How do I Create a New Account? .

6. The next time you go to to connect.parkland.edu/lynda OR click on the lynda.com icon on the my.parkland.edu portal you will log on with your ParklandOne credentials as instructed in step 2 and it will take you directly in to your lynda.com account.

7. This is your home screen. You are now able to browse the library and select courses that are of interest to you.

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Where can I learn more about the features of lynda.com?  


This course will show you the ins and outs of the site and is a great place to start. (Approx. 7 minutes long)





Alternative method of accessing lynda.com (Not Recommended)

***The instructions that follow are for an alternative way of accessing your lynda.com account after 2/17/16, but it is not the recommended method as there are extra steps involved.***

1. Go to http://www.lynda.com and click on the Log in option.
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2. A login prompt will appear.  Be sure that you have the Organizational Login selected.  Go down to where it asks you to put in your organization's URL and enter www.parkland.edu. Press Go.
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3. Please go back up and follow instructions 2-5 in the top section of this article.

4. The next time you go to to http://www.lynda.com and click on the Log in option, you will get the following prompt. Be sure that you have the Organizational Login selected.  Go down to where it says, "You'll be directed back to lynda.com after logging in through Parkland College" and select Go.
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5. You will log on with your ParklandOne credentials and it will take you directly in to your lynda.com account.



Keywords:lynda lynda.com online training resource linda linda.com video tutorials free resources resource parklandone parkland one   Doc ID:60523
Owner:Sara S.Group:Parkland College
Created:2016-02-05 17:13 CDTUpdated:2016-08-17 12:24 CDT
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