Step-by-Step Guide for LyndaLibrary


This Step-by-Step Guide contains the following sections:

  1. How To: Access and Get Started with LyndaLibrary from Desktop
  2. How To: Access and Get Started with LyndaLibrary from Lynda Mobile App



How To: Access and Get Started with LyndaLibrary from Desktop


What do you need?


Desktop device

Desktop Device

  • Any desktop computer with WiFi / data (e.g. 3G) connection
  • Desktop web browser

User Account

User Account
To access LyndaLibrary, you will need your NLB myLibrary ID.


Note:
  • Library members who are accessing LyndaLibrary for the first time will be prompted to do a one-time creation of their Lynda.com profile on a desktop using myLibrary ID sign in.
  • LyndaLibrary will display the Library member’s created profile in their subsequent logins via desktop and mobile. The profile creation enables users to track their training progress on LyndaLibrary.

I. How to login to LyndaLibrary for the first time


Step 1

Access LyndaLibrary via the NLB eResources website.

NLB eResources website

Step 2

Login using your NLB myLibrary ID.

Login using NLB myLibrary ID

Step 3

Select 'No. I've never had an account.'

To select 'No'

Step 4

For first-time login, you will be prompted to enter your first name, last name and email address for a one-time creation of your Lynda.com profile. Click Save.

For first-time login

Step 5

You will be brought to the main LyndaLibrary page.

Main LyndaLibary page

Step 6

Explore LyndaLibrary by browsing any of the courses under “New”, "Popular", "Recommended" or "Popular at Your Organization".

Alternatively, you may search for courses using keywords e.g. 'data analytics'.

Exploring LyndaLibrary

II. How to download and view videos offline on your desktop

To download and view videos offline on desktop, you can watch the steps shown in How to use Lynda.com course on LyndaLibrary. Navigate to 'Chapter 1. Browsing the Online Training Library' and directly to the 'Exploring offline viewing' video.

Note:
  • To access downloaded content on desktop, library users will be prompted to download the Lynda desktop app.
  • After opening up the Lynda desktop app, library users must first login on the Lynda desktop app.

To login on the Lynda desktop app, tap on key , enter 'nlb.gov.sg' under Organization and click Go. Proceed to login using myLibrary ID.

Tap on key
Under Organization
Login using myLibrary ID

III. What other features does LyndaLibrary Offer

At any time, you can click your profile to view your playlists, history, recommended courses, certificates (after completion of a course), bookmarks, or to log out from LyndaLibrary.

Profile selection




How To: Access and Get Started with LyndaLibrary from Lynda Mobile App


What do you need?


Mobile device

Mobile Device

  • iOS or Android mobile device or tablet with WiFi / data (e.g. 3G) connection
  • Lynda mobile app to be installed on mobile device

User Account

User Account
To access LyndaLibrary, you will need your NLB myLibrary ID.


Note:
  • Library members who are accessing LyndaLibrary for the first time are encouraged to do a one-time creation of their Lynda.com profile on a desktop using myLibrary ID sign in.
  • LyndaLibrary will display the Library member's created profile in their subsequent logins via desktop and mobile. The profile creation enables users to track their training progress on LyndaLibrary.

Step 1

Install the Lynda app

Go to Apple App Store or Android Google Play Store and search for 'Lynda' to download and install the mobile app.


For iOS users:
Lynda in IOS

For Android Users:
Lynda in Android

Step 2

After installation, open the Lynda mobile app and select 'Already a member?'.

Select 'Already a member?'

Step 3

Tap to expand expand the lines , click Login, select the Organization tab and enter 'nlb.gov.sg' under Web Portal. Click Open when prompted (iOS only).


How to Login

Step 4

Login using your NLB myLibrary ID and Click Open when prompted (iOS only).

Login using NLB myLibrary ID for IOS

Step 5

Review and Accept the Terms of Service when prompted. You will be brought to the LyndaLibrary main page.

Review and Accept the Terms of Service

Step 6

Explore LyndaLibrary by choosing any of the categories you are interested in or Click on expand the lines and select Library to access any course of your choice.


Exploring LyndaLibrary

Step 7

To download a course or video you would like to watch offline later, tap on the course or video you would like to watch, and click download icon to begin downloading the video.

To download a course or video to watch offline

To view the downloaded videos, tap on expand the lines , My Courses then Downloads. You will see your downloaded videos. Tap on the course or video you would like to watch to begin offline playback.

To view the downloaded videos

Step 8

Click on expand the lines to Log out and return to the main page.


To logout


Note:
  • First-time users signing in via mobile devices will not be prompted to create their profile in LyndaLibrary. The user name will be displayed as 'lynda.com member' under 'Welcome".
  • If the subsequent login is via desktop, the user will be requested to complete their Lynda.com profile.