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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.
As you watch videos at lynda.com, you may find that you really connect with certain authors and their teaching styles and you may like to sample other courses by the same instructor. If you're currently viewing one of that author's courses, just click his or her name at the top of the page next to the courses title. Doing so, takes you to that author's page at lynda.com where you can read a brief biography and browse the list of all the courses by that author. This list can be sorted by the course's release dates, which is the default sorting scheme, or alphabetically by title. If you know the author's name, you can also type the name directly into the search bar. The author will be the first search result, and again, you can click his or her name to go to their page.
To see a complete list of all our authors, scroll down to the bottom of any page, and click the Site Map link. Under products and linda.com library, you'll find the all authors link. And from here, you can scroll through and browse the author list alphabetically by first name. Or, click the letters at the top of the page to jump to a specific point. And again, clicking a name will take you directly to that author's page.
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