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

  1. Go to the HFU libraries webpage and click on the green Library search button.

  2. Open the External link opens in a new window:BOSS search portal or the library catalogue OPAC.

  3. 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 "".

  4. The link "To online document/Full text" will take you directly to the video.

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

    • The full display is opened.

    • In the full display, the link to the video is located a little further down at "Access".

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

    • You will be redirected to the LinkedIn Learning website.

  7. Click on "Log in via SSO" to log in with your HFU account.

    • Your HFU account is the account you use to log into e.g. Webmail or FELIX.

    • After successful login, the video will be called up automatically and you can start it.

  8. You can also find the LinkedIn Learning Video tutorials in BOSS on the bottom menu bar under the "Collections" item. Click on this link to go directly to the platform. Then go to "Login" and enter your HFU email address. You can then log in with your HFU account via SSO.

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

  10. The language selector is located at the top right by the globe icon.
    Select the desired language to find videos in that language.

  11. Your account settings can be found under "You", right next to the globe icon.
    Here, for example, you can set a language as the default setting under "Change content language".

  12. In the "Learning activities" item, which you will also find on the navigation bar in the top right-hand corner, you will get an overview of the videos you have selected. The videos that you have already watched completely or partially are saved here.

  13. In the "Learning History" you can download a certificate for each completed course.

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