lynda.com - lyndaCampus FAQ

This page outlines for answers to the most Frequently Asked Questions about lynda.com at Duke.

Who can access lynda.com at Duke?

Current Duke students, staff and faculty with valid Duke NetIDs can access the lynda.com online training library.  Affiliates and Alums will not have access to this library.  Accounts can be purchased directly from lynda.com here: https://www.lynda.com/home/Registration/ConsumerRegistrationStep1.aspx?bnr=topbeamember_newsite

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What is the cost of accessing the lynda.com library?

Duke has purchased a site license for lynda.com at Duke. Current Duke students, staff and faculty with valid Duke NetIDs can access the lynda.com online training library at no personal cost.

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What are the system requirements for using lynda.com?

You can view the lynda.com tutorials on your computer or mobile device (link to Getting Started page). For a complete listing of lynda.com system requirements, go here: http://www.lynda.com/support/SystemRequirements.aspx

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What is the auto logout time?

lynda.com will log you automatically after 30 minutes of inactivity.

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Who do you contact if you experience problems?

If you experience any problems accessing the lynda.com library, contact the OIT Service Desk at (919) 684-2200 or email help@oit.duke.edu.

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Does lynda.com have a maintenance window?

Yes, lynda.com has a maintenance window on their web site on Wednesday nights/early Thursday mornings (midnight to 3 a.m. ET, 9 p.m. to midnight PT). If you run into problems during this window, we ask that you try again later.

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Article Number: KB0023353