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You can use this site to keep current on new technology for CSUN staff, IT projects, important news as well as information regarding access to your email account, the Portal and telephones. 

Lynda.com Training Videos

Lynda.com, a collection online tutorials on an array of topics is available to students, faculty and staff. Access to this service supplements in-person classes by offering anytime, anywhere access to classes from any internet-capable device.

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Some of the most popular topics include: Moodle, iPhone and iPad, Excel, Photoshop, WordPress, and more! Visit lynda.csun.edu and sign in with your CSUN user ID and password or access the site through the myNorthridge portal. Note: You cannot access lynda.csun.edu through www.lynda.com

News & Information

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7 Best Practices for Smartphone Security

July 6, 2015

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Check out these quick tips for protecting the privacy of your data and keeping your device safe from thieves. Read more

6 Tips for Maximizing Mobile Hotspots

July 2, 2015

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Try these six tips for minimizing broadband usage with portable routers. Read more

How To Wipe Your Phone or Tablet Before You Sell It

June 29, 2015

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Here is how to wipe your personal data from a mobile device the right way before trading up to a new model. Read more

Lynda.com: New Course Offerings

June 23, 2015

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View the latest course offerings! Read more

Opening Doors to Accessibility

June 23, 2015

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"Recently, a Campus Technology reader challenged us to consider the accessibility issues involved in each topic we cover. And while there's no way to cover every angle of every story, the point is well taken: Accessibility should not be an afterthought, and it needs to be part of the higher education technology conversation." Read more

Two Mac Keyboard Shortcuts for Missing Home and End Keys

June 19, 2015

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Your Mac keyboard may lack Home and End keys, but you can jump to the beginning and end of documents, pages and apps with one of two keyboard shortcuts. Read more

Staying Safe on Public Wi-Fi

June 16, 2015

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Free public Wi-Fi is incredibly convenient, but security can be an issue. Here's how to minimize the risk, whether you use a laptop, smartphone, or tablet. Read more