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As of September 21, 2022, the current license will expire and access to LinkedIn Learning through TMU will end. There are currently no plans to renew the license at TMU.

All access to LinkedIn Learning course content, as well as user learning history will no longer be available through TMU accounts after this date. 

Community members may wish to have continued access to their achievements and progress, and connect this information to their LinkedIn account. Below, you will find options for current TMU LinkedIn Learning users, as well as additional information based on the most frequently asked questions.

If you have any questions or require support with your TMU LinkedIn Learning account, Contact Digital Media Projects via email: dmp@ryerson.ca

Options for Current TMU LinkedIn Learning Users

Please consider taking the following actions before September 21, 2022. After this date, you will lose access to your account.

By connecting your LinkedIn Learning Account to LinkedIn, your learning history will remain tied to you and can be transferred to a new LinkedIn Learning account. Your learning history will not be available for viewing until you have a new LinkedIn Learning account. 
 
If you do not connect to a LinkedIn account, any future use of LinkedIn Learning will not have access to your previous learning history.

Sign in to your TMU LinkedIn Learning account. From the top menu on the homepage, select "Me," and then choose "Settings."

Settings option

Scroll to the bottom of the settings page. Under the heading "Connect your LinkedIn account to your LinkedIn Learning provided from your organization," select "Connect my account."

You will then be prompted to sign in to LinkedIn and confirm the connection.

Connect my account option

Sign in to your TMU LinkedIn Learning account. From the top menu on the homepage, select "My Learning." This will open the Learning Library.

My Learning option

In the Learning Library, select "Learning History" To see your completed courses.

Learning History menu option

Open the more menu (three dots) beside the course for which you'd like to download the certificate.

From the drop down menu, select "Download certificate."

Download certificate option

A new window will open. If you have connected your LinkedIn account, you can choose to share the certificate through LinkedIn.

To download the certificate, select "Download PDF Only" at the bottom of the window.

Repeat this process to download additional certificates.

Download PDF only option

The Toronto Public Library offers LinkedIn Learning, external link to card holders,

Anyone who works or studies in Toronto is eligible for a TPL card.

Visit a TPL branch, external link, opens in new window to set up your account.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

LinkedIn Learning was licensed by a collective of groups across the university. After assessing its use, it was determined that it would not be renewed. Since TMU students and employees are eligible for access to LinkedIn Learning through Toronto Public Library, external link, the impact should be minimal.

At this time, there is no plan to reinstate campus-wide access to LinkedIn Learning. Individual departments or faculties may choose to license it in the future. In the meantime, you may consider signing up for LinkedIn Learning through Toronto Public Library, external link.

LinkedIn Learning tutorials may still be included in your course materials, as TMU students and employees are eligible for access to LinkedIn Learning through Toronto Public Library, external link. It is recommended that you provide your students with advanced notice so that they can obtain a TPL card and set up their account.

The Library is available to assist faculty and instructors in evaluating and selecting alternative resources. 

Among the resources available in the TMU library, O’Reilly For Higher Education may be of help to some faculty members. Though not a full replacement, the IT training videos on O'Reilly mirror some of the LinkedIn Learning content. Some of the features are shown here on the O’Reilly website, external link.

Another suitable alternative may be available through eCampusOntario’s Open Library, external link. Many of the open educational resources available in this library contain multimedia content and interactive learning activities. The majority of these offerings can be downloaded and adapted to suit your needs. The Open Library is one of many open education options. Learn more about open educational resources (OER).

For assistance or more information on the library's resources, please contact your subject liaison librarian

If you would like support with planning and integrating the use of digital resources in your teaching practice, you can book a virtual consultation through the Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching.