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Lynda.com

Students

  • Take tutorials to help with coursework
  • Learn techniques for your own projects
  • Build tech skills to boost your resume

Faculty

  • Assign tutorials for projects & classes
  • Incorporate training in your syllabi
  • Supplement courses with video

Staff

  • Boost your productivity
  • Explore new technologies
  • Add training to your performance plan

All students, faculty, and staff have free access to Lynda.com, an online subscription library that teaches the latest software tools and skills through high-quality instructional videos taught by recognized industry experts. By registering for a lyndaCampus at Otis College account, you can access about 7,000 training courses on a broad range of subjects, including business skills, photography, design, music and video, fashion illustration, home computing, animation, web design and development. New courses are added every week.

All videos have searchable transcripts. Exercise files let you follow along with the instruction as you learn. Bookmarks help you keep track of what you’d like to watch. You can watch all of a course, or you can jump around to find specific information.

New Users

  1. Go to the lyndaCampus at Otis College log-in page.
  2. Enter your Otis College credentials, just like logging into the Dashboard.
  3. Click the button No, I've never had an account.
  4. Please update your profile.

And you are ready to go.

How to Log In

  1. Go directly to lynda.com
  2. Select Sign In from the top right corner
  3. Click on the link to Sign in with your organization portal
  4. Enter otis.edu into the search box and click "Continue"
  5. You will be directed to a page to enter in your Otis College login credentials

This is also the process if you are using the Lynda.com mobile app.

Existing Users: pre-August 2015

If you created a lyndaCampus at Otis College account before August 2015:

Upon first log in you will have the opportunity to transfer your history from your previous account (please note this is only available upon your first log in).

  1. Go to the lyndaCampus at Otis College log-in page.
  2. Enter your Otis College credentials, just like logging into the Dashboard.
  3. Click the button "I've had an account."
  4. Enter your old lynda.com username and password. The username was your full Otis College email address. There is a forgot password utility if you cannot remember it.
  5. Click on the button “Transfer my account.”
  6. Please update your profile.

And you are ready to go.

Existing Users: Personal Account

If you already have a personal lynda.com account associated with your Otis College email address, you may be eligible for a partial refund. Contact lynda.com‘s Customer Service for details.

If you have a lynda.com account associated with a non-Otis College email address, you can contact lynda.com‘s Customer Service to have your account history transferred to your Otis College lyndaCampus account, if desired.

Mobile Access

Access the lynda.com library 24/7 - even from your iPhone, iPad, Android device, or mobile phone - and watch entire courses or single tutorial videos as you need them.

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About

Lynda Weinman and Bruce Heavin started Lynda.com in 1995. LinkedIn purchased Lynda.com in 2015; Microsoft purchased LinkedIn in 2016.

Note: Some text on this page was adapted from http://lynda.harvard.edu/.

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