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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

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CSUN students, faculty and staff have access to Lynda.com's video library at no additional cost. Learn at your own pace, anytime, anywhere. 

To access the course library, log in through http://lynda.csun.edu with your CSUN user ID and password instead of going to www.lynda.com

 Additional Training Resources

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)

Canvas

D = document, V = video, W = website

Canvas Faculty QuickStart Guide (D)

Canvas Guides (W)

Teaching with Canvas Workshop (W) 

Clickers

Clickers (Request Guide)

Email

iPads, Smartphones, and Other Mobile Devices

Lynda.com

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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 2016 - Essential Training (Lynda.com) (V)
Access 2013 - Essential Training (Lynda.com)
(V)
Access 2013 - Forms & Reports in Depth (Lynda.com) (V)
Access 2013 - Power Tips (Lynda.com) (V)
Access 2013 - Queries in Depth (Lynda.com) (V)
Access 2013 - Quick Start Guide (W)
Access 2010 - Essential Training (Lynda.com) (V)
Access 2010 - Forms & Reports in Depth (Lynda.com) (V)
Access 2010 - Power Shortcuts (Lynda.com) (V)
Access 2010 - Queries in Depth (Lynda.com) (V)

Excel

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

Excel 2016 - Essential Training (Lynda.com) (V)
Excel 2013 - Essential Training (Lynda.com)
(V)
Excel 2013 - Working with Charts & Graphs (Lynda.com) (V)
Excel 2013 - Charts in Depth (Lynda.com) (V)
Excel 2013 - Pivot Tables in Depth (Lynda.com) (V)
Excel 2013 - Tips & Tricks (Lynda.com) (V)
Excel 2013 - Quick Start Guide (W)
Excel 2011 for Mac - Essential Training (Lynda.com) (V)
Excel 2010 - Essential Training (Lynda.com) (V)
Excel 2010 - Charts in Depth (Lynda.com) (V)
Excel 2010 - Financial Functions in Depth (Lynda.com) (V)
Excel 2010 - Pivot Tables in Depth (Lynda.com) (V)

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) (V)

Office 

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

Office 2016 and Office 365 New Features (W)
Office 2013 - First Look (Lynda.com)
(V)
Office 2013 - New Features (Lynda.com) (V)
Office 2013 - Quick Start Guides (W)

Outlook

Outlook 2016: Essential Training (Lynda.com) (V)
Outlook 2013 - Essential Training (Lynda.com)
(V)
Outlook 2013 - Efficient Email Management (Lynda.com) (V)
Outlook 2013 - Power Shortcuts (Lynda.com) (V)
Outlook 2013 - Top Secrets (W)
Outlook 2013 - Quick Start Guide (W)
Outlook Web App (OWA) 2013 - Essential Training (Lynda.com) (V)
Outlook for Mac 2011 - Essential Training (Lynda.com) (V)
Outlook 2010 - Essential Training (Lynda.com) (V)
Outlook Calendar Recommendations (D)

PowerPoint

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

PowerPoint 2016: Essential Training (Lynda.com) (V)
PowerPoint 2013 - Essential Training (Lynda.com)
(V)
PowerPoint 2013 - Power Shortcuts (Lynda.com) (V)
PowerPoint 2013 - Quick Start Guide (W)
PowerPoint 2011 for Mac - Essential Training (Lynda.com) (V)

Publisher

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

Publisher 2016: Essential Training (Lynda.com) (V)
Publisher 2013 - Essential Training (Lynda.com)
(V)
Publisher 2013 - Up & Running with Publisher (Lynda.com) (V)
Publisher 2013 - Quick Start Guide (W)
Publisher 2010 - Essential Training (Lynda.com) (V)

Visio

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

Visio 2016: Essential Training (Lynda.com) (V)
Visio 2013 - Up & Running with Visio (Lynda.com)
(V)
Visio 2013 - Quick Start Guide (W)
Visio 2010 - Essential Training (Lynda.com) (V)
Visio 2007 - Essential Training (Lynda.com) (V)

Word

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

Word 2016: Essential Training (Lynda.com) (V)
Word 2013 - Essential Training (Lynda.com)
(V)
Word 2013 - Mail Merge in Depth (Lynda.com) (V)
Word 2013 - Styles in Depth (Lynda.com) (V)
Word 2013 - Quick Start Guide (W)
Word 2011 for Mac - Essential Training (Lynda.com) (V)
Word 2007 - Essential Training (Lynda.com) (V)

Moodle

D = document, V = video, W = website

Moodle

Moodle Faculty QuickStart Guide (D)

Moodle Faculty Guidebook  (W)

Moodle 3.0 Essential Training on lynda.com (V)  

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) (V)
Mac OS X - Yosemite Essential Training (Lynda.com) (V)
Mac OS X - Yosemite Tips & Tricks (Lynda.com) (V)

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

Other References & Resources

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)

Video / Web Conferencing

Wireless Access

D = document, V = video, W = website

General Information

Wireless (Eduroam) (W)

VPN (W)

Mobile Devices

Android (D)

iPhone (D)

iPad (D)

Mac OS (D)

Windows 7 (D)

Windows 8 (D)