Learn Online: Recently Added Courses on Lynda.com

November 30, 2020 | Carrie

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Lynda.com offers over 3,500 video courses on various subjects including web design, software development, photography, business skills, graphic design, audio, music, video editing and much more. Dozens of courses are added each week, so you can always find something new to learn! These self-paced, online tutorials are all free to use use with a TPL card. To follow the links below to these courses, you will need to sign in with your library card. Course descriptions are all from Lynda.com.

Check Out these Recently Added Courses:

Communication Foundations

"This course helps you communicate better in a variety of professional situations, including meetings, email messages, pitches, and presentations. Instructors Tatiana Kolovou and Brenda Bailey-Hughes introduce the four building blocks of communication—people, message, context, and listening—and show how they apply in different circumstances."

Critical Thinking

"Critical thinking is the ability to think reflectively and independently in order to make thoughtful decisions. By focusing on root-cause issues critical thinking helps you avoid future problems that can result from your actions. In this course, leadership trainer and expert Mike Figliuolo outlines a series of techniques to help you develop your critical thinking skills."

Writing a Resume

"Finding a great job starts with writing a great resume, one that speaks to your personal and professional strengths. Learn how to write a resume that stands out and makes employers take notice."

Help Yourself: Tech Tips

"If you are interested in troubleshooting your own computer issues, this series is the answer. The tips are equally useful to end users, small businesses that perform their own IT, and enterprise IT help desks that want to reduce Level 1 service tickets. Instructor Dan Gookin focuses on the Windows PC, covering topics related to hardware, networking, security, and the operating system itself. No preexisting knowledge is required."

Marketing Your Professional Service

"Marketing any kind of professional service—from legal representation to music lessons—requires a certain finesse. As you're selling your expertise and time instead of a tangible product, your marketing content must quickly establish that you're trustworthy, highly skilled, and able to tackle a pressing problem."

Learning Python

"Python—the popular and highly readable object-oriented language—is both powerful and relatively easy to learn. Whether you're new to programming or an experienced developer, this course can help you get started with Python."

Photoshop for Web Design

"Working in web design involves creating UI (user interface) elements—icons, graphics, wireframes, and mockups. Adobe Photoshop provides the capabilities needed to make these design elements transition smoothly and easily to production. In this course, learn how to use Photoshop for modern web design workflows."

Creating Your Personal Brand

"Your personal brand is your reputation and legacy. A strong personal brand can lead to job and career opportunities. A weak personal brand leaves you liable to be passed by. In this course, personal branding expert Lida Citroën helps you identify what your personal brand is now and align it with the brand you want for yourself in the future."

Microsoft Collaboration: SharePoint, Teams, and Groups

"Learn how to create organization-wide systems of collaboration using Microsoft SharePoint, Teams, and Office 365 Groups. Instructor Gini von Courter dives into each of the programs, showing you how to create systems for asynchronous collaboration, such as file sharing, as well as communication-based collaboration that's targeted to specific members or groups inside an organization."

 

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