What do you want to learn today? All students, faculty, and
staff now have access to lynda.com, an online subscription library that teaches
the latest software, business, and creative skills through high-quality
Students can learn techniques that will help boost class
projects and resumes.
Faculty can create playlists and incorporate them into
syllabi to help with students’ course work.
Staff can enhance leadership and business skills and
explore new technologies.
As a member of the University of Maryland community, you can visit
log in with your Directory ID and password to access more than 2,300 training
videos on a broad range of subjects, including career development and business
skills, design, music and video, and Web tools. New courses are added often.
Access the videos 24/7—even from your iPhone, iPad, Android device, or
mobile phone—and watch entire courses or single video tutorials as you need
The new lynda.com training service is offered through a partnership
of the Division of Information Technology, University Human Resources, and the
For assistance with the new lynda.com service,
contact the IT Help Desk at 301.405.1500.
If you already have a lynda.com account and would like to transfer
it to the new system, please visit
to make the request. You will need to log into the new system first, and you
will need to provide your old login ID and your U ID Number in order for a
representative to make the change.
The new lynda.com service replaces the
online training offered to faculty and staff through SkillSoft at
www.training.umd.edu. If you have any
questions about SkillSoft’s retirement, please contact Cyn Trombly Allen,
Assistant Director, Workplace Initiatives in Learning and Development at