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Training Guides and Resources

A comprehensive library of training resources. You will find a variety of guides, e-Books, self-paced tutorials, demos and how-to videos to enhance your use and knowledge of university technology and software.

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. 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

Accessible Technology

Antivirus

D = document, V = video, W = website

Mac

Sophos (W)

PC

Microsoft Security Essentials (W)

Browsers

D = document, V = video, W = website

Browser Compatibility for SOLAR, Portal and Web-One (D)

Campus Phones & Voicemail

D = document, V = video, W = website

Cisco Office Phone Quick Guide (D)

Phones and Voicemail (W)

Clickers

Clickers (Request Guide)

Elluminate

D = document, V = video, W = website

Elluminate – Getting Started (D)

Email

iPads, Smartphones, and Other Mobile Devices

Lynda.com

Lynda.com logo.

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.

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

Microsoft Office

D = document, V = video, W = website

Microsoft.com Online Tutorials – Free self paced training courses for Office programs (W)

Access

Note: To access Lynda.com resources, you must be logged in to lynda.csun.edu with your CSUN user ID and password. 

Access 2013 - Essential Training (Lynda.com) (W)
Access 2013 - Forms & Reports in Depth (Lynda.com) (W)
Access 2013 - Power Tips (Lynda.com) (W)
Access 2013 - Queries in Depth (Lynda.com) (W)
Access 2013 - Quick Start Guide (W)
Access 2010 - Essential Training (Lynda.com) (W)
Access 2010 - Forms & Reports in Depth (Lynda.com) (W)
Access 2010 - Power Shortcuts (Lynda.com) (W)
Access 2010 - Queries in Depth (Lynda.com) (W)

Excel

Note: To access Lynda.com resources, you must be logged in to lynda.csun.edu with your CSUN user ID and password. 

Excel 2013 - Essential Training (Lynda.com) (W)
Excel 2013 - Working with Charts & Graphs (Lynda.com) (W)
Excel 2013 - Charts in Depth (Lynda.com) (W)
Excel 2013 - Pivot Tables in Depth (Lynda.com) (W)
Excel 2013 - Tips & Tricks (Lynda.com) (W)
Excel 2013 - Quick Start Guide (W)
Excel 2011 for Mac - Essential Training (Lynda.com) (W)
Excel 2010 - Essential Training (Lynda.com) (W)
Excel 2010 - Charts in Depth (Lynda.com) (W)
Excel 2010 - Financial Functions in Depth (Lynda.com) (W)
Excel 2010 - Pivot Tables in Depth (Lynda.com) (W)

Lync

Note: To access Lynda.com resources, you must be logged in to lynda.csun.edu with your CSUN user ID and password. 

Lync 2013 - Up and Running with Lync Online (Lynda.com) (W)

Office 

Note: To access Lynda.com resources, you must be logged in to lynda.csun.edu with your CSUN user ID and password. 

Office 2013 - First Look (Lynda.com) (W)
Office 2013 - New Features (Lynda.com) (W)
Office 2013 - Quick Start Guides (W)

Outlook

Outlook 2013 - Essential Training (Lynda.com) (W)
Outlook 2013 - Efficient Email Management (Lynda.com) (W)
Outlook 2013 - Power Shortcuts (Lynda.com) (W)
Outlook 2013 - Quick Start Guide (W)
Outlook Web App (OWA) 2013 - Essential Training (Lynda.com) (W)
Outlook for Mac 2011 - Essential Training (Lynda.com) (W)
Outlook 2010 - Essential Training (Lynda.com) (W)

PowerPoint

Note: To access Lynda.com resources, you must be logged in to lynda.csun.edu with your CSUN user ID and password. 

PowerPoint 2013 - Essential Training (Lynda.com) (W)
PowerPoint 2013 - Power Shortcuts (Lynda.com) (W)
PowerPoint 2013 - Quick Start Guide (W)
PowerPoint 2011 for Mac - Essential Training (Lynda.com) (W)

Publisher

Note: To access Lynda.com resources, you must be logged in to lynda.csun.edu with your CSUN user ID and password. 

Publisher 2013 - Essential Training (Lynda.com) (W)
Publisher 2013 - Up & Running with Publisher (Lynda.com) (W)
Publisher 2013 - Quick Start Guide (W)
Publisher 2010 - Essential Training (Lynda.com) (W)

Visio

Note: To access Lynda.com resources, you must be logged in to lynda.csun.edu with your CSUN user ID and password. 

Visio 2013 - Up & Running with Visio (Lynda.com) (W)
Visio 2013 - Quick Start Guide (W)
Visio 2010 - Essential Training (Lynda.com) (W)
Visio 2007 - Essential Training (Lynda.com) (W)

Word

Note: To access Lynda.com resources, you must be logged in to lynda.csun.edu with your CSUN user ID and password. 

Word 2013 - Essential Training (Lynda.com) (W)
Word 2013 - Mail Merge in Depth (Lynda.com) (W)
Word 2013 - Styles in Depth (Lynda.com) (W)
Word 2013 - Quick Start Guide (W)
Word 2011 for Mac - Essential Training (Lynda.com) (W)
Word 2007 - Essential Training (Lynda.com) (W)

Moodle

D = document, V = video, W = website

Moodle

Moodle 2: Getting Started – Guide for Instructors (D)

Moodle 2: Activities (D)

Moodle 2: Quizzes (D)

 

myCSUNbox

myCSUNsoftware

D = document, V = video, W = website

Mac Shortcut Keys (D)

myCSUNsoftware (W)

myCSUNsoftware Login (W)

myCSUNsoftware User Guide (D)

myCSUNsoftware Tutorial (V)

myCSUNtablet

Operating Systems (Mac and Windows)

D = document, V = video, W = website

Mac OS

Note: To access Lynda.com resources, you must be logged in to lynda.csun.edu with your CSUN user ID and password. 

Mac - Computer Literacy for Mac (Lynda.com) (W)
Mac OS X - Yosemite Essential Training (Lynda.com) (W)
Mac OS X - Yosemite Tips & Tricks (Lynda.com) (W)

Windows

Note: To access Lynda.com resources, you must be logged in to lynda.csun.edu with your CSUN user ID and password. 

Windows 8 - Essential Training (Lynda.com) (W)
Windows 8 - Up & Running with Windows 8 (Lynda.com) (W)
Windows 8 - Tips & Tips (Lynda.com) (W)
Windows 7 - Essential Training (Lynda.com) (W)
Windows 7 - Tips & Tricks (Lynda.com) (W)

Other References

D = document, V = video, W = website
 
Employee Learning & Training (W) - CSUN's employee learning & training site. Log in with your User ID and password. 
 
Safari Books Online  (W)– A on-demand digital library with over 7,000 technology, digital media, business books and videos online. Note: Must be connected to the campus network. 
 

Other Software

Remote Access

SOLAR

SPSS

D = document, V = video, W = website

SPSS 20 – Vista Home Business / Windows 7 (64 bit)

SPSS 20 (64 bit) – Advanced Statistics (D)

SPSS 20 (64 bit) – Bootstrapping (D)

SPSS 20 (64 bit) – Categories (D)

SPSS 20 (64 bit) – Complex Samples (D)

SPSS 20 (64 bit) – Conjoint (D)

SPSS 20 (64 bit) – Custom Tables (D)

SPSS 20 (64 bit) – Data Preparation (D)

SPSS 20 (64 bit) – Decision Trees (D)

SPSS 20 (64 bit) – Direct Marketing (D)

SPSS 20 (64 bit) – Exact Tests (D)

SPSS 20 (64 bit) – Forecasting (D)

SPSS 20 (64 bit) – GPL Reference Guide (D)

SPSS 20 (64 bit) – Missing Values (D)

SPSS 20 (64 bit) – Neural Networks (D)

SPSS 20 (64 bit) – Regression (D)

SPSS 20 (64 bit) – Statistics Algorithms (D)

SPSS 20 (64 bit) – Statistics Brief Guide (D)

SPSS 20 (64 bit) – Statistics Command Syntax (D)

SPSS 20 (64 bit) – Statistics Core System Guide (D)

SPSS 20 (64 bit) – Statistics Base (D)

SPSS 20 – XP Professional / Vista Home Business / Windows 7 (32 bit)

SPSS 20 (32 bit) – Advanced Statistics (D)

SPSS 20 (32 bit) – Bootstrapping (D)

SPSS 20 (32 bit) – Categories (D)

SPSS 20 (32 bit) – Complex Samples (D)

SPSS 20 (32 bit) – Conjoint (D)

SPSS 20 (32 bit) – Custom Tables (D)

SPSS 20 (32 bit) – Data Preparation (D)

SPSS 20 (32 bit) – Decision Trees (D)

SPSS 20 (32 bit) – Direct Marketing (D)

SPSS 20 (32 bit) – Exact Tests (D)

SPSS 20 (32 bit) – Forecasting (D)

SPSS 20 (32 bit) – GPL Reference Guide (D)

SPSS 20 (32 bit) – Missing Values (D)

SPSS 20 (32 bit) – Neural Networks (D)

SPSS 20 (32 bit) – Regression (D)

SPSS 20 (32 bit) – Statistics Algorithms (D)

SPSS 20 (32 bit) – Statistics Brief Guide (D)

SPSS 20 (32 bit) – Statistics Command Syntax (D)

SPSS 20 (32 bit) – Statistics Core System Guide (D)

SPSS 20 (32 bit) – Statistics Base (D)

SPSS 19 – XP / Vista / Windows 7 (32/64 bit)

SPSS 19 (32/64 bit)) – Advanced Statistics (D)

SPSS 19 (32/64 bit) – Bootstrapping (D)

SPSS 19 (32/64 bit) – Categories (D)

SPSS 19 (32/64 bit) – Complex Samples (D)

SPSS 19 (32/64 bit) – Conjoint (D)

SPSS 19 (32/64 bit) – Custom Tables (D)

SPSS 19 (32/64 bit) – Data Preparation (D)

SPSS 19 (32/64 bit) – Decision Trees (D)

SPSS 19 (32/64 bit) – Direct Marketing (D)

SPSS 19 (32/64 bit) – Exact Tests (D)

SPSS 19 (32/64 bit) – Forecasting (D)

SPSS 19 (32/64 bit) – GPL Reference Guide (D)

SPSS 19 (32/64 bit) – Missing Values (D)

SPSS 19 (32/64 bit) – Neural Networks (D)

SPSS 19 (32/64 bit) – Regression (D)

SPSS 19 (32/64 bit) – Statistics Algorithms (D)

SPSS 19 (32/64 bit) – Statistics Brief Guide (D)

SPSS 19 (32/64 bit) – Statistics Command Syntax (D)

SPSS 19 (32/64 bit) – Statistics Core System Guide (D)

SPSS 19 (32/64 bit) – Statistics Base (D)

Wireless Access