Online courses

Courses available via our digital collections

LinkedIn Learning

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This service offers professional-level video instruction to develop your business, creative, and technology skills. LinkedIn Learning offers 15,000 courses and learning paths on subjects including computer software, programming, audio and music production, photography, design, marketing, and 3D animation.

Access information:

  • Free for City of North Vancouver residents
  • Requires an NVCL card (barcode 23287...)
  • 20 users at a time

Mango Languages

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

Access information:

  • Requires creating a Mango account with your email address

Massive open online courses (MOOCS)


"Coursera provides universal access to the world’s best education, partnering with top universities and organizations to offer courses online". There are hundreds of courses in a wide variety of academic disciplines. Students work through the courses at their own pace.


"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.

Stanford Online - Lagunita

Lagunita hosts many of the free online courses taught by Stanford Univeristy faculty and made available to lifelong learners around the world for self-enrichment. Click on a course for a full description, to see when it's offered, and to find reviews.

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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. 


"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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