LinkedIn Learning Video Training

BIB 20-080

What you need to know

LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda or Video2Brain) is a comprehensive e-learning platform with recommendations and courses from leading industry experts.

The portal contains instructional and training videos on the topics of software, Web Design, Programming, 3D Design & CAD, IT Administration, Graphics, Business Skills and many more. Currently, about 15,000 courses are available in English, French, German, Spanish, Japanese, Chinese and Portuguese.

You can find the video courses in the research portal BOSS and the libraries' catalogue (OPAC) or you can search directly on the platform: LINKEDIN LEARNING.
In both cases, login via your HFU account.

With the LinkedIn Learning app, you learn when and where you want. You can download the training courses and use them offline. The app is available via  Google Play (Android devices) and in the App Store (iPhone and iPad).

What you have to do

    • Select the research portal BOSS or LinkedIn Learning Videos.

  1. Research the topic you want.

    • The hit list is displayed.

    • To get online videos, set the filter "Visual media" (BOSS) or "E-video" (OPAC) at Media type.
      "E-video" (OPAC) for media type.
      The videos from LinkedIn Learning are marked accordingly with "".

  2. If you want to get detailed information about the video first, click on the title of the video.

    • The full display is opened.

  3. Click on the "To the online document" link or on the URL.

    • Your HFU account is the account you use to log in to all HFU digital services
      (e.g. FELIX, e-media, mail program, etc.) at HFU.
      Access to e-media is explained in Helpcard BIB BIB 60-010.

  4. Once you have successfully logged in, the video will be called up automatically and you can start it.

  5. You can also find the LinkedIn Learning Videotutorials in BOSS on the bottom menu bar under “Collections”. Click on this link to go directly to the platform. You can also log in here with your HFU account.

  6. You can search for more videos using the search box on the website.

  7. You can access your “Learning activities” via the Library menu, which gives you an overview of the videos you have selected. The videos that you have already watched in full or in part are saved here.

    • You can download a certificate for each completed course in the “Learning history”.

Problems or questions?