Library Video Course Programs change to ‘LinkedIn Learning’

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MUSKINGUM COUNTY, Ohio- Starting May 5, The Muskingum County Library Systems online video courses will be switching from Lynda.com to LinkedIn Learning.

Library card holders can still access the free video courses through the Muskingum Library website, no LinkedIn account is required.

“We’re encouraging people who have completed courses in Lynda.com to log into their account and download and save their completion certificates before the transition on May 5,” MCLS IT Director Joe Dusenbery said.

LinkedIn Learning will continue to have over 12,000 courses. The topics range from computer programming to job readiness skills. Adults and young adults are encouraged to check it out. 

“Right now it’s even more relevant just because, learning in general and being able to do that from home, from the comfort of your own home. It’s a great opportunity for people who can’t necessarily get out of the house,” Dusenbery said.

To apply for a library card, which will allow you access to the library’s free online databases, visit the Muskingum Library website at Muskingumlibrary.org.

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Natalie Comer
Natalie grew up in Martinsburg, WV and graduated from West Virginia University with a degree in Journalism emphasizing in broadcast. During her time at WVU, she worked and interned with WVU Athletics Video, where she helped with video production on game days. Her senior year of college, she was the Sports Reporter/Anchor for “WVU News,” an Emmy-award winning newscast produced by journalism students. Natalie is a huge sports fanatic. She is a fan of the Pittsburgh Pirates and Penguins, but when it comes to football, she cheers on the LA Rams. Her dream job is to be a reporter in the NHL.