Research Databases

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This rich full-text database provides a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. It gives students, professors and researchers a foundation of literary reference works to meet their research needs.

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Soon Lynda.com will merge into its parent company LinkedIn to become LinkedIn Learning.  With LinkedIn Learning, you will receive more personalized recommendations for Lynda.com content, suggesting courses and learning paths that are more closely aligned with your career goals and educational interests. What does this mean for you? 

  1. When you go to LinkedIn Learning for Libraries, you will need to log into your LinkedIn account or create one, then enter your library card number and PIN. Your history—learning paths saved, playlists compiled, certificates earned—should transfer over.
  2. Without a LinkedIn account, you will not be able to reach Lynda.com content, including any certificates you've acquired or courses you've completed.
    1. If you do not want a LinkedIn account, it’s recommended you download and save your completed certificates. You can find those in the user menu at the top right of the Lynda.com page.

With more than 6,600 courses, ranging from computer programming to project management including instruction on various computer software, programming languages, and business topics, LinkedInLearning features learning paths with step-by-step structured courses, supported with quizzes, practice, and learning reminders to encourage you and support you as you make progress towards your goal.

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