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Dec 14, 2020

We know our world has changed dramatically over the past few months. We are committed to providing uninterrupted service of during this time to ensure you our -customers have access to 7000 English high-quality, expert-led learning courses to build and develop your skills.

LinkedIn Learning for Library is an upgrade to the previous Lynda Library product, providing continued lifelong learning opportunities for all of you. We’re excited to share that our upgrade to LinkedIn Learning for Library is scheduled for January 13, 2021.

Customers will now have access to the following:

  1. Engaging content for every customer, with over 16,000 courses in 7 different languages
  2. A simple, time-saving login flow for customers that only requires a library card number and PIN,without the need for a LinkedIn profile
  3. An updated, easy-to-use, intuitive interface
  4. Your previous course history from

We're working with our vendor to make our upgrade from to LinkedIn Learning as seamless as possible, but you may have some questions during this process. We've gathered your top questions here:

Is Learning content different than content?

Customers now have access to the entire library of over 16,000 courses. Please note that with, customers only had access to 7000 English courses. LinkedIn Learning for Library includes courses in English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Mandarin, and Portuguese.


Will my learning history migrate over to LinkedIn Learning, or will I need two separate accounts for and LinkedIn Learning?

When the upgrade is complete, your customer history will be in your new LinkedIn Learning for Library account under your existing library card number and PIN.

Will you notify me before the to LinkedIn Learning upgrade happens, and do I need to do anything to get this upgrade?

We are committed to making sure our customers have all the information they need for a positive upgrade experience. Nothing will be required of you prior to the upgrade.

What if I lose my library card?

After you've activated your account with your existing library card number and PIN, you'll be able to access your Learning account and history, even if you don’t have the physical card. If you lose your library card and are issued a new number from your library, your previous learning history won’t be available under the new library card number and PIN.

I can’t remember my library card number or PIN, and am unable to login to LinkedIn Learning. What do I do?

In the event that you’ve forgotten your library card number and PIN, please reach out to InfoServices or a branch librarian for support. If you are issued a new library card number and PIN, please note that your learning history won’t transfer over.

Is a LinkedIn profile required to access LinkedIn Learning for Library?

No, customers only need a library card number and PIN to access the content.

Note: If you change your library card number, your learning history won’t be accessible.

Does anything appear on my LinkedIn profile when I start or complete a course?

No, nothing will appear on your profile unless you proactively share an update on it.


What can I expect on the day of my upgrade?

On the day of your scheduled upgrade, you won’t be able to access your profile. Once your upgrade is complete, you can expect a LinkedIn Learning URL from your Library Admin to activate your new account.


Will there be a mobile app?

Yes, LinkedIn is working towards ensuring the LinkedIn Learning mobile application will also work for Library customers. In the meantime, you will be able to explore all of our content through your mobile web browser.

What support will be available to customers during the upgrade?

Any additional questions should be directed to our library info services by phone or by email

Enjoy your learning!


I am unable to log into

I am unable to log into Linkedin Learning with my library card and password. They work to log into OPL but not Linkedin. Allan Brown 613-592-0055

unable to log in

I have been having the same issues.

Can’t login

I have the same issue. I can’t login .

LinkedIn Learning works okay now!

LinkedIn Learning works okay now. Could you please try to log in again? If you are still experiencing the same problem, please let us know immediately! Thanks and have a good day!

Unable to login Linkedin Learning

Hello, I am unable to login Linkedin Learning. Previously I used the and I was able to login. After the shut down, I was never able to login linkedin learning. Could you please help me to login linkedin learning Thanks Asif

Login to LinkedIn Learning

Hello AsifMazid, I am sorry to hear that you can't log in to LinkedIn Learning. I just tested with my own library card, I can log in without problems. Could you please call our info service (613-580-2940) before 5 p.m today? Our info staff will check your library card status and help you to access this online learning tool. Thank you and have a nice weekend! Feng Content Services

Able to access to LinkedIn Learning

Just follow these steps: 1. LinkedIn Learning: 2. Click on "Get Started" 3. Don't type your Library Card and PIN, instead of that click on top: "please sign in here" 4. Click "Sign with your Library Card" 5. --> ottawa!!! 6. Now, type Library Card and PIN. Good luck!