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Online Courses


Courses available via our databases

Lynda.com

This iconic service offers professional-level video instruction to develop your creative and professional skills. Subject areas include computer software, programming, audio and music production, photography, design, marketing, and 3D animation. It's free for City of North Vancouver residents with a NVCL card - create a Lynda.com account so you can track your learning and receive certifications for completion! 
 

Login requirements: library card and PIN

Usage limits: 20 users at a time 

Android Devices Apple Devices Windows devices Desktop devices
 
The licensing agreement from the providers of this product require that it be restricted to City of North Vancouver residents only, with an NVCL card. Choosing to access this product means that information such as your name, address, email address, password, borrowing history, and other personal information may be stored on a server in the US. PLEASE REVIEW the privacy policy available from this product for more detailed information. Do not use this product if you object to the terms of the privacy policy maintained by the product's operators. This product requires that you create an account using an email address and password, in order to log in to the service (rather than your library card number and PIN.

Mango Languages

Welcome to Mango Languages. Learn dozens of languages via a web browser or mobile app. Once you have logged in, create a profile to track your learning or proceed in 'guest' mode.
 

Login requirements: library card and PIN

Android Devices Apple Devices
 
Choosing to access this product means that information such as your name, address, email address, password, borrowing history, and other personal information may be stored on a server in the US. PLEASE REVIEW the privacy policy available from this product for more detailed information. Do not use this product if you object to the terms of the privacy policy maintained by the product's operators. This product requires that you create an account using an email address and password, in order to log in to the service (rather than your library card number and PIN.
 

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCS)

Coursera
"Coursera is an education platform that partners with top universities and organizations worldwide, to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free". There are hundreds of courses in a wide variety of academic disciplines. Students work through the courses at their own pace.

EdX
"Founded by Harvard University and MIT in 2012, edX is an online learning destination and MOOC provider, offering high-quality courses from the world’s best universities and institutions to learners everywhere".

MIT OpenCourseWare
MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity.


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Khan Academy
"Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. We tackle math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more." - website. 

Udacity
"With industry giants—Google, AT&T, Facebook, Salesforce, Cloudera, etc.—we offer Nanodegree programs and credentials, designed so professionals become Web Developers, Data Analysts, Mobile Developers, etc. Our students acquire real skills through a series of online courses and hands-on projects" - website.

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