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Software Tutorial Access

Did you ever wish you had access to Lynda.com's courses to find out about the latest software?  Well, for those of you who had this wish, your wish has come true!

Pellissippi students, faculty and staff now have 24/7 access to the 800+ courses, including exercise files available via the Lynda.com website.


Access Lynda.com from the Library's A-Z databases page:

There, click on the letter "L"

Then click on the "lyndaCampus.com" link

To access Lynda.com, each user must create a personal profile.  Complete the sign up form using your name & email (Pellissippi address).

Access over 53,000 video tutorials instantly on: digital photography, web design, web development, audio, motion graphics, Adobe, Photoshop, Microsoft Office, Illustrator, Apple, Creative Inspirations, Avid, 3D Graphics, Dreamweaver, Action script, Final Cut Pro, and many more.

At the Lynda.com homepage make your selection from the various drop down menus at top and start viewing your streaming course videos and downloading the accompanying exercise files.

Like all the other library databases, Lynda.com can be accessed from on or off-campus.  When off-campus, clicking on the Lynda.com link at the A-Z library databases, will prompt you to log in with your Pellissippi username and password. 

To ensure access to the Lynda.com website, always click on the Lynda.com link from the Library's A-Z database.  This will ensure that Lynda.com will recognize you as an authorized Pellissippi State user.  Instructors may provide access to Lynda.com from inside a PSCC relearn course for their students.

Known issues: 

As this is a very comprehensive site with many options and videos,  certain issues may occur.

Some IE8 browsers were not able to log in correctly, some IE8 browsers had no problems
Some Safari browsers on the MAC were not able to log in correctly, some Safari browsers on the MAC had no problems 
The Fire fox and Goggle Chrome browsers on MAC and PC had no problems with log in and with displaying the videos

There is a time out issue: once logged in and a course has been selected, and videos played, but then user taking a break.  When returning from a break, access to the Lynda.com site may have timed out.  Get logged back in to Lynda.com by clicking on the link again at the Library A-Z database page, or from inside your instructor's relearn course link to Lynda.com