LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com) is an online database of over 15,000 video-based courses taught by industry experts that can help anyone learn the business, software, technology and creative skills they need to achieve personal and professional goals.
Through McMaster's subscription, students, faculty and staff members have access to this continually growing collection of engaging, top-quality courses and all the other features of a LinkedIn Learning account.
If you have not used Lynda.com before you can easily create a LinkedIn Learning account following these steps:
1. Navigate to https://www.mcmaster.ca/uts/linkedinlearning/
2. Click on the "Log in to LinkedIn Learning" button provided.
3. You will be redirected to the McMaster University Single Sign On page. Enter your MacID and password and click "Login"
4. Follow the prompts to set up and access your LinkedIn Learning account.
For individuals with an existing account on Lynda.co all users, groups, reports, and playlists will automatically be moved to LinkedIn Learning along with all Learner history and activity when you log in for the first time.. If you do not want to migrate your existing data, we UTS can work with you to start a new LinkedIn Learning account.
Use the UTS link https://www.mcmaster.ca/uts/linkedinlearning/ and click on the "Log in to LinkedIn Learning" button provided. You can choose whether you wish to connect your personal LinkedIn account or not at this stage. You must activate your account within 1 year of the upgrade date for your individual learning data and history to carry over.