Information Technology Services

Technology Training

Many of our service areas offer individualized training. Refer to the service areas for specific training options regarding each service.

For more general online training, see some options below:

Lynda.com

Lynda.com is an online training resource that offers thousands of video tutorials in various areas such as technology, business, software and creative skills. Training modules are available for Microsoft Office (2013, 2016 and Office365), Adobe Creative Cloud, graphic design, e-learning, social media, customer service, project management and much more. These resources can be accessed for free with an active Great River Regional Library card.

  • Instructional on how to obtain a GRRL card for free.
  • If you already have a GRRL card, go to the Great River Regional Library web site. Click on Databases A-Z in the navigation and locate com in the list of databases. Log in using your GRRL barcode and PIN. (Note: You must access Lynda.com via the GRRL web site.)

Other county library sites such as Anoka, Dakota, Carver, Ramsey, Scott and Washington also provide similar free access to Lynda.com with an active library card.

Microsoft Office

Microsoft provides excellent downloadable and online training resources for its Office products (2013, 2016, Office 365) including Quick Start Guides, videos and tutorials for Windows, Mac OS, iOS, Android and more.

Office 365 and other Microsoft product training can also be found using Lynda.com (see above) or through the Center for Continuing Studies Professional Development (such as Excel).

Adobe Creative Cloud

Need help with Adobe products? Check out Adobe Support - scroll down the page to "Help with your product" and find popular topics, getting started help, and tutorials for Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat, Dreamweaver and more. The Adobe Community is an online user support forum where you can ask questions and learn from others.