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Learn how to find, access, and view courses in the lynda.com training library. Staff author Garrick Chow explains how to find the "need to know" material quickly and browse other subjects you might be interested in. A full rundown of the types of training offered is included, from in-depth essential training on specific software packages, to first looks at up-and-coming technology trends, to inspirational documentaries following creative professionals working in a variety of disciplines. Garrick also shows how to use special library features such as bookmarks, the queue, certificates of completion, frequently asked questions (FAQs), and more, as well as where to turn for help when you need it. Plus, learn to access lynda.com on the go, either through our mobile site, or the iOS app, which also supports playing videos on your TV via AirPlay and an Apple TV.
Hi. And welcome to how to use lynda.com. I'm Garrick Chow. In this course, I, and other staff authors at lynda.com will show you how to make your way around our website so you can get the most out of your subscription to our library. If you're not already a member of our site, that's no problem. You can still watch the entire course completely for free, to understand how lynda.com can help serve your learning goals. We'll start with the look of the navigation system, and the many options there are to find the topics and courses that interest you.
We'll also cover the ins and outs of our custom video player, including how to control movie playback options like closed captioning, speed controls, and the size of the video on your screen. We'll show you some of the advance features that we offer here at lynda.com, Including how to bookmark videos, how to create playlists, and how to manage your profile and interests to make it easier to find courses that are relevant to you. Finally, we'll walk you through some troubleshooting options, and where to go if you have any questions you'd like to get answers to, or comments that you'd like to pass on to us.
We hope that you'll enjoy this course, and come back to it often as we continue to update our site and provide new and useful features.
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