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Lynda.com at NSCC: Getting Started

A gateway and hub to Lynda.com content, resources and help.

What is Lynda.com?

What is Lynda.com?

Lynda.com is an industry leader in online learning with over 4,000 expert led, online courses and video tutorials.
With courses for all skill levels and on-the-go learning from your laptop, tablet and mobile device,
Lynda.com provides something for everyone anytime and anywhere.

Their tutorials are a high-quality resource for faculty, staff, and students looking to develop skills in Microsoft Office, the Adobe Creative Suite, project management, time management, and a wide range of other topics and can supplement course work.

Features of Lynda.com include:

  • Download exercise files and practice as you go.
  • Bookmark your favorite courses and/or videos.
  • Create Playlists.
  • Earn a certificate of completion when you have viewed all the videos in a course.

How to Use Lynda.com

Here are a few tips to get you started with Lynda.com.

Finding Content

You can search for topics in several ways. This video provides some helpful tips.

Search Tips

  • The Search bar at the top of the screen allows you to search by keyword, subject, author, title and more.
  • To Browse for courses and videos, click on the “Library” link at the top of the screen to browse by topic.
  • Create and share playlist(s). Check out the Playlists tab.

How to Access Lynda.com

Lynda.com is available to all faculty, staff, and students.

On Campus:

Off Campus:

  • Click the link above.
  • Login with your NSCC username and password.

Mobile Access

Apple iOS

  • Download the app from the App Store - search for Lynda; it should be your first choice.
  • Open the app and select "Already a member?"
  • By default, you will be prompted to login as an Individual. Select the "Organization" tab.
  • Under "Web Portal", enter nscc.ca .
  • Tap "Log in".
  • Enter your NSCC udername and password.
  • Tap "Sign in".
  • When asked "Open this page in Lynda.com", tap "Open".

You can also access Lynda.com on Apple TV.  For further information, visit the Apple TV App page.

Android devices

  • Download the app from the Google Play or Amazon Appstore - search for Lynda; it should be your first choice.
  • Open the app and select "Already a member?"
  • At the top of the screen, select "Organization".
  • Under "Web Portal", enter nscc.ca .
  • Tap "Done" .
  • Enter your NSCC username and password.
  • Tap "Sign In".
  • Accept the Lynda.com Terms of Service.