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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.
Certificates of completion make it easier than ever to share your success and progress at lynda dot com with your coworkers, friends, and employers. As you work your way through a training course, an eye icon automatically appears next to any movie you've watched, making it easy to keep track of your progress. And these icons remain associated with your account no matter how many times you've logged in and out. So you can always come back and find your place right away. With each course you finish, a new certificate of completion will appear in your account. Just go to My Courses and click Certificates of Completion. And here you'll see a list of your completed titles.
Certificates of completion are a great way to let your friends, coworkers and current and potential employers see the value and divesity of your skills. And you have multiple ways to displaying and sharing your certificates. You can click View/Print to see your certificate. Then click Save As PDF to save your certificate in the Adobe PDF format. You can then open and print the PDF file on your printer. The second option is to email your certificate of completion.
Click Share and in the Window that opens the Email tab will be selected. Enter the email address of the person to whom you'd like to send your certificate. If you'd like to send your certificate to multiple recipients, separate their addresses with a comma. And if you like type a short message in the personal message field. And when you're satisfied with the email message, click Send. If you have your own website or blog you can also create a link to your certificate of completion, just click the Link tab.
And to create a link to your certificate of completion, copy the address under Link to The Certificate, which if I open a new browser tab and paste, will look like this. Or if you want to provide a link to a page displaying all your certificates, Copy the URL under link to all certificates. So when I send that link to someone and they click the link, it will look like this. And you can click on any of these View Certificate buttons to see that particular certificate.
And if you have accounts with Facebook, Twitter or Linkedin, you can click any of their icons to log into your account and share your certificate. And you can repeat this process for each of your certificates of completion. Just click View/Print or Share next to any of your certificates. If you'd like to see how close you are to completing other courses you have been watching. Click Course History, and here you can see a progress bar next to each course. As well as column telling you how much time remains to be watched in each course. you can click the column headers if you'd like to sort your courses by progress, or by remaining time. So keep watching videos at lynda.com and start earning those certificates of completion.
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