lynda Online Training


CONNECT NOW! is a leading education provider whose online training library includes more than 4,089 video courses with new titles added every week.

Duke students, faculty and staff can access of the entire online training library anytime, anywhere - 24/7 and 365 days a year on their computer or via their mobile device through the lyndaCampus, a university-wide site license. Read what our users are saying about their experience.


Overview of lyndaCampus

For an overview of lyndaCampus, watch:

Benefits of lyndaCampus include:

  • Managing information in your personal profile
  • Keeping track of your course history & recent activity
  • Bookmarking (favorite course, tutorials or specific part in a movie)
  • Completion Certificates
  • Mobile Access
  • Unlimited amount of concurrent Duke users
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Available Topics

Topics include: Microsoft Office, SharePoint, Adobe Creative Suite, video editing, Business, documentaries computer programming, web design, database design and more.

A complete listing of topics is available on's website at  If you would like to be notified via e-mail when new topics are released, you may subscribe to the online newsletter. Don’t see something you need or would like to see in the future?  E-mail and we can pass along this request to our representative.

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Getting Started - Connecting Online

Any Duke student, staff, or faculty member with a Duke NetID can access the online training tutorials.

Click here to connect directly to the online training library. NOTE: You will be prompted to log in with your Duke NetID and password.

View a quick tour on Navigating the online training library.


  • You will be prompted to verfiy your personal profile and continue the first time you log in.
  • Connect to the tutorials via Duke’s website. DO NOT go directly to to's website and log in with your Duke NetID and password.  
  • Duke’s site license entitles you to access the entire library and all supporting course files. If you have problems accessing any files, e-mail so we can follow-up with our representative.
  • Purchasing an individual personal license or any other products (such as CDs) is not covered in our license agreement.
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Connecting via a Mobile Device

You can access lynda from any mobile device by launching your web browser on logging into Duke's online training library. You can also connect to the online training library using your mobile device, following the directions below.

ATTENTION: You must log into our online training library from your computer's web browser FIRST before using the app as you will need to activate your online profile first.

Using the lynda App at Duke on iOS

  1. Launch the App. (download from App Store)
  2. Tap "web portal access".
  3. Type in the URL field.
  4. On the iPad tap submit / on the iPhone tap the Go button.
  5. If prompted, log in with your Duke NetID and password.

Using the lynda App at Duke on Android

  1. Launch the App. (download from Googleplay or Amazon)
  2. Click the menu button in the upper left corner, press log in.
  3. Select the web portall tab.
  4. Type
  5. Click log in.

Using the lynda App at Duke on Windows 8

  1. Launch the App. (download from Windows Store)
  2. Click the key button in the upper-right corner.
  3. Click on "Organization or school"
  4. Enter
  5. Log in with your Duke NetID and password.

See's website for full information about learning on the go.

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Duke User Case Studies

The lynda Online Training Tutorials have been a great resource at Duke since fall 2008. Read what our users are saying.  If you'd like to share your experience and potentially be featured on our site, send an e-mail to
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Visit our FAQ page for answers to the most Frequently Asked Questions.
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Tips for Online Training Success

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Contact Us

  • Have ideas or suggestions for new tutorials?  Send them to and we’ll forward them to our representative for consideration.
  • Tell us your online training story! Send a note to & you might be selected to be featured on this website or in a university-wide publication like DukeToday.
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