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Lynda

Through our subscription to online learning platform Lynda, you can learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve your personal and professional goals - for free!

To access via PC/laptop:

  1. Go to Lynda.
  2. Sign in using:
    • your membership number - the 14-digit barcode number (no spaces) from the back of your library card.
    • your 6-digit PIN (your date of birth in DDMMYY format) or your password. If you've forgotten your password, you can reset your password.
  3. Add your name and email address.

Watch the quick overview video to get started if you need help before you begin.

To access via phone/tablet:

  1. Download the Lynda app.
  2. Tap already a member.
  3. Tap the organization tab.
  4. In the web portal field type in boroondara.vic.gov.au.
  5. Sign in using
    • your membership number - the 14-digit barcode number (no spaces) from the back of your library card.
    • your 6-digit PIN (your date of birth in DDMMYY format) or your password. If you've forgotten your password, you can reset your password.

Transparent Language Online

Discover more than 80 languages to learn online, from Arabic to Zulu. Also includes English as a Second Language (ESL) courses for native speakers of 28 different languages.

To access via PC/laptop:

  1. Go to Transparent Language Online
  2. Select the sign-up tab.
  3. Enter your membership number - the 14-digit barcode number (no spaces) from the back of your library card.
  4. Enter your email address and create a username and password.
  5. Choose a language to learn.

To access via phone/tablet:

  1. Go to Transparent Language Online
  2. Select the sign-up tab.
  3. Enter your membership number - the 14-digit barcode number (no spaces) from the back of your library card.
  4. Enter your email address and create a username and password.
  5. Choose a language to learn.
  6. Click the ‘go mobile’ button.
  7. Choose your device and review the instructions.
  8. Copy down your unique code.
  9. Download the Transparent Language app and authorize it with your code.

Road to IELTS

Provides the best possible preparation for the IELTS (International English Language Testing System) exam. With over 120 hours of interactive activities, advice from experts, hints and tips on question types as well as downloadable practice tests. Road to IELTS is also useful for all learners of English at intermediate level and above.

To login to Road to IELTS - Academic:

  1. Go to Road to IELTS – Academic.
  2. Enter your membership number - the 14-digit barcode number (no spaces) from the back of your library card.
  3. Click the create an account link.
  4. Enter your email address and create a password.

To login to Road to IELTS - General:

  1. Go to Road to IELTS – General.
  2. Enter your membership number - the 14-digit barcode number (no spaces) from the back of your library card.
  3. Click the create an account link.
  4. Enter your email address and create a password.
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