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Tech Tips: Accessing and Using Library Resources

A collection of "how-to's" for the library's web-based tools.

Create a new LinkedIn Learning account

BEFORE YOU BEGIN: 

Creating a new LinkedIn Learning account requires you to use your Zayed University email address. Otherwise, LinkedIn will not recognize your account as part of the Zayed University subscription.

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Follow these steps in creating a new account in LinkedIn Learning platform.

1. Go to https://www.linkedin.com/learning/activate and type in your Zayed University email address. 

 

 

2. After typing in your email address, an email verification will be sent to you to activate your account. This will take few minutes so please be patient. Also, please make sure to check your SPAM email and release the email from LinkedIn to continue the activation process. Alternatively, you can login to https://brightmail.zu.ac.ae  (ZU SPAM filter) to release the LinkedIn's verification email.

 

 

3. After clicking the activation button, you will be prompted to connect your account to personal LinkedIn profile. If you wish to do so, click on Connect my LinkedIn account. Otherwise, click on Continue without LinkedIn (do not connect to LinkedIn account).

 

 

4. Enter your ZU email address to get the verification code.

 

 

5. Enter the code to verify. Once verified, your email address will be grayed out. Create your password.

 

 

6. After creating and confirming your password, you will be prompted with customization questions. Once done, you will be directed to your new LinkedIn Learning profile. You may now enjoy your courses under the new platform.

 

 

 

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►If you encounter problems, please contact your Liaison Librarians or talk to us via chat. You may also reach us through the following numbers:

Abu Dhabi Dubai

Reference Desk: 02 599 3840; Circulation Desk: 02 599 3627

Learning Commons Female Desk: 02 5993681

Learning Commons Male Desk: 02 599 3752

Circulation Desk: 04 402 1701

Reference Desk: 04 402 1702

Learning Commons Information: 04 402 1703

LinkedIn Learning New Platform

Migrate your Lynda.com account to new LinkedIn Learning Platform 

Lynda.com has been upgraded to the LinkedIn Learning Platform. Account holders of Lynda.com are suggested to follow these steps to move their data to the new LinkedIn Learning Platform.

 

1. Users with Lynda.com account will receive an email from LinkedIn to activate their account. Click Activate Account Now to migrate your data.

 

2. You will be prompted to connect your account to personal LinkedIn profile. If you wish to do so, click on Connect my LinkedIn account. Otherwise, click on Continue without LinkedIn (do not connect to LinkedIn account).

 

3. Enter your ZU email address to get the verification code.

 

4. Enter the code to verify. Once verified, your email address will be grayed out. Create your password.

 

5. After creating and confirming your password, you will be prompted with customization questions. Once done, you will be directed to your new LinkedIn Learning profile. You may now enjoy your courses under the new platform.

 

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