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Lynda.com will be Upgraded to LinkedIn Learning on Friday, June 21, 2019

We are excited to announce that Microsoft will be upgrading Lynda.com, UM’s learning and development platform, Lynda.com, to LinkedIn Learning on Friday, June 21, 2019!

LinkedIn Learning offers a new, easy-to-use interface, and a range of new features and content while still providing the same Lynda.com content. Please keep in mind that your viewing history, course completions, playlists, and other data will all be migrated to the new platform.


FAQs


What do I need to do after Lynda.com becomes LinkedIn Learning?

New Access
  • On June 21, you will access LinkedIn Learning via lil.miami.edu (this link will not be active until then). You will still use your UM credentials to log in. In addition, all your data will be migrated automatically to the new platform.
  • You will need to download the LinkedIn Learning app to replace the Lynda.com app, if you currently use Lynda content on your mobile or tablet.
Shared Links and Bookmarks

What changes will I see within LinkedIn Learning?

  • Your "Playlists" will become "Collections."
  • You will be able to take your learning history with you to other organizations that have LinkedIn Learning.

How do I use LinkedIn Learning?


What happens if I connect my personal LinkedIn profile?

  • Please keep in mind that you are not required to connect your personal LinkedIn profile to your UM account.
  • UM will only see your LinkedIn profile photo. We will not have access to any other information from your LinkedIn profile. For more details please privacy information for LinkedIn Learning Learners.
  • If you connect your personal LinkedIn profile, you will get: more prompts to engage in learning, with LinkedIn Learning recommendations appearing within your LinkedIn profile; more personalized content recommendations based on what your contacts and people with similar interests and roles are watching; and more insights into learning trends, what LinkedIn influencers and thought leaders are recommending.

For more information, please review LinkedIn Learning's frequently asked questions (FAQs).

If you have any questions, please contact the UMIT Service Desk at: (305) 284-6565 or help@miami.edu.

Thank you.