Online Training

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Through our single sign-on system, the Swarthmore community now has access more than 2,000 training videos via on a variety of subjects. Most videos are short -- just a couple minutes apiece, which make them great to use in a pinch, or strung together for a deeper learning experience. Bookmarks help you keep track of helpful videos or ones you'd like to see in the future.

Mobile Access to Lynda

Access the library 24/7 from your iPhone, iPad, Android device, or mobile phone.

Desktop Access to Lynda

You can login to, or find on the Dash by selecting "More > Training"

The first time you log into, you may need to set up a profile.    

Choose "No, I've never had an account" and enter your name and Swarthmore email address.    

Click "Save" to continue.

Start by viewing this short videoAbout

These are just a few of the programs covers, with new courses added each week:

  • Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere, After Effects)
  • MacOS 10.8 and Windows 8.1
  • Microsoft Office
  • SPSS
  • WordPress
  • Moodle
  • iBooks Author
  • GarageBand
  • Python
  • Sibelius
  • SolidWorks
  • R