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 Creating Playlists in Lynda.com

 Instructions for creating video playlists in Lynda.com

Creating Playlists in Lynda.com 

 

    1.   Go to canopy.uc.edu and click on the Lynda.com button in the resources section.
         
This takes you to a login page where you enter your six plus 2 and your password.

 

 

    2.    Once logged in to Lynda.com, click on the dropdown menu titled my courses. Click on Playlists.
           This takes you to your my playlists page where you can create, edit, and subscribe to playlists.

 

 

    3.    To create a playlist, Click Create New Playlist.

 

 

    4.    Enter a title and description for the playlist you are creating.

 

 
Congratulations, you have just made your first playlist!

To add items to this playlist, you can use the search box at the bottom of the screen, or click the+icon anywhere within Lynda.com to enable you to add to any of your playlists.

 

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When you have found a whole course you wish to add to your playlist, click the playlist button and choose add entire course.

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If there is a specific chapter from a course you wish to add, click on the chapter within the course, hit the playlist button, then choose add this video only to your playlist.

Sometimes, a course on Lynda.com may seem to be exactly what you want for your course minus a few chapters.  In this case, you would add the whole course to your playlist, then edit out the chapters you don’t want. 


To edit out the chapters you don't want, click edit playlists.

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To eliminate an item from your course, click the grey minus - symbol on the right hand side of the screen.  This disables the chapter from your playlist. 

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In the Editing Playlist mode, you can also move chapters around to curate your materials for your course in the order you want.

Sharing your playlists.

In order for anyone to see your playlist, you must first make it public. On you playlist page, click Make Public that displays a closed lock.  Once you’ve made the course public, the lock icon will now appear open.

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Now that your playlist is set to public, click the share arrow on the right side of the screen.  This gives you multiple ways to share your playlist.  For our purposes, click URL Link.

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This opens a window that provides you with a link to copy to share with someone at UC.

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Now all you have to do is create a hyperlink within your course using the copied URL and you are done! 

If you have any questions or require assistance, please contact the IT@UC Service Desk at (513)556-4357 or via email at: HelpDesk@uc.edu

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