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Online Training Libraries

Also known as

Also known as: 
  • Lynda.com
  • Skillsoft
  • Skillport
  • Online tutorials

WCM offers faculty, staff, and students access to two online learning portals for high-quality video tutorials, books, and guides:

All content is self-paced and available on almost any device, including iOS and Android. Simply search for a topic you are interested in learning about and select an appropriate course. Collectively, Lynda.com and Skillsoft feature content including, but not limited to:

  • Technology
  • Business & Management
  • Communication
  • Education
  • Certifications
  • Well-Being

Other Training Resources

Lynda.com and Skillsoft are part of a collection of training options at WCM. You can also use the following services:

  • Staff Training System (LMS): Online learning management system that assists staff with WCM-specific training, such as HIPAA compliance and Weill Business Gateway.
  • ITS Training & Communications: Our team of learning specialists can help you with in-person or webinar training on a number of topics. Contact its-training@med.cornell.edu for more information.
  • Helpfiles: Our help documentation repository containing job aids and videos on a number of ITS services. Make sure you are on the WCM network to access this site.
  • Library services: The Library offers a number of services that can assist you in your research.

What's Included

Lynda.com

  • Access to thousands of high-quality video courses that you can watch all at once or easily view segments
  • Practice files to download and follow along with the course (when available)
  • Code practice function to code various languages alongside the tutorial (when applicable)
  • Ability to create and send playlists of various courses and videos
  • Popular Learning Paths to improve professional skills (e.g., “Become a Project Manager”)
  • Certificates of Completion

Skillsoft

  • Access to thousands of high-quality video courses that you can watch all at once or easily view segments
  • Access to Books 24x7, which allows you to read books from your desktop or mobile device. Skillsoft also updates you when new titles have been added to its library.
  • Training guides and job aids to use for future reference

Cost and Fees

Lynda.com and Skillsoft are available at no additional cost.

Service Requirements

You must have a valid WCM CWID and password to access both sites.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is Lynda.com?

A: Lynda.com is a leading online repository of training materials and courses that you can access at any time. 

Q: Why should I use Lynda.com?

A: Lynda.com is a great way to learn about new technologies at your own pace. You can view courses whenever you wish and customize your own playlists to save courses for viewing at another time.

Q: Who is eligible for access to Lynda.com?

A: All WCM faculty, staff, and students can access Lynda.com so long as they have a valid CWID and password.

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