App of the Week: lynda.com

lynda.com Windows 8App - via Windows Store

lynda.com Windows 8 App – via Windows Store

lynda.com is an online library of video tutorials to help you improve your IT skills or learn something new. As mentioned previously lynda.com is available to students at SHU providing unlimited access to over 4,586 online video courses. Recently lynda.com have released a Windows 8 App (for laptops and tablets) in addition to their existing applications and website and as such the app is now available on almost every device.

How to login with your SHU account

  • On the login screen select “Organization or school”
  • When prompted for the organization’s keyword enter “shu.ac.uk”
  • You’ll be presented with the SHU portal where you can login with your usual SHU username and password.

Once logged in you should have full access to course content and any progress on courses you have watched will sync between devices.

Where to get it

Currently lynda.com has apps available for iPhone, iPad, Android Phones and Tablets, Kindle Fire and Windows 8. The app is available from the following app stores:

app_apple_store  google_play  Windows Store badge in black.  amazon_appstore

You can also access lynda.com via a web browser at http://go.shu.ac.uk/lynda

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