Professional courses

Free professional courses on LinkedIn

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INDIANAPOLIS — Residents of Marion County looking to boost their job skills can now access free professional courses.

The Indianapolis Public Library announced Monday that customers can now access free video lessons from LinkedIn Learning. This platform offers access to over 16,000 courses taught by industry experts.

“LinkedIn Learning offers high-quality courses that help entrepreneurs, job seekers and lifelong learners achieve their goals,” said Deb Lambert, Director of Collections Management, IndyPL. skill.”

Cardholders can learn marketing, photography, how to write a resume, or take a course on a specific program, such as Microsoft Excel or Adobe Photoshop. Typically, LinkedIn Learning costs individuals between $19.99 and $29.99 per month. Using their IndyPL library card, cardholders can access it for free.

“It’s a great way to improve your professional skills for free,” said John Helling, IndyPL’s interim CEO. “As online learning becomes one of the most popular ways to advance a career, we are happy to play a part in the personal and professional development of our community.”

Individuals need a library card to use LinkedIn Learning, which can be obtained at any branch or at indypl.org. A LinkedIn account is not required. Start at indypl.org/linkedin.