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LinkedIn Pauses Changes to Lynda.com After Libraries Raise Privacy Concerns

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LinkedIn has temporarily delayed planned changes to Lynda.com, a popular education-video library the company bought in 2015 for $1.5 billion, after libraries around the country raised privacy concerns. Hopefully, a revised user agreement for library patrons can maintain that option.”

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As LinkedIn Learning Subsumes Lynda.com, Library Groups Raise Privacy Concerns

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Libraries have long been enthusiastic subscribers to Lynda.com, offering their patrons access to the once-upstart company’s collection of educational videos on a range of topics. Currently, to access Lynda.com in a library, a person logs in using their library card and a PIN.

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As Campuses Move to Embrace OER, College Libraries Become Key Players

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Increasingly, the answer is the campus library. Several college libraries have created positions like Reed’s in recent years, or assigned those duties as part of existing jobs. Another way college libraries are helping their campuses embrace open resources is by banding together to share information about OER.

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Play Library Santa: Sharing gifts of digital media

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This year, I’ve found myself giving many of them a rather unintentional gift–an introduction to their public libraries’ digital media collections. I no longer subscribe to print magazines because of my public library’s access to RBDigital. I propose that after dinner, we have some library fun.

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As LinkedIn’s Video Library Grows, Company Says It Has No Plans to Compete With Colleges

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It has been just over two years since LinkedIn shocked the industry by buying Lynda.com, a library of video courses, for $1.5 EdSurge: A couple of years ago LinkedIn bought Lynda.com for a whopping 1.5 What is the philosophy behind joining a library of video courses with a professional-networking site? billion dollars.

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Resources for learning at home while we’re keeping each other safe

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And, this may be the very right time to make sure we spread the word about both our own and our public library colleagues’ digital media collections. I no longer subscribe to print magazines because of my public library’s access to RBDigital. Checked out issues may be read instantly on the library site or downloaded to your app.

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LinkedIn Learning Opens Its Platform (Slightly)

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A few years ago, in a move toward professional learning, LinkedIn bought Lynda.com for $1.5 billion, adding the well-known library of video-based courses to its professional social network. So it's not like just any course library will be integrated, though the company said it plans to add others in the future.