is a UNC Chapel Hill licensed online video-training library that has more than 1,900 software, career development, and technology training titles that you can access from anywhere using an internet browser and your Onyen login. The service is FREE and is available to Faculty and Staff.

Lynda’s video courses are taught by industry experts, working professionals, and veteran teachers. The library features software from Adobe, Apple, Autodesk, Blackboard, Facebook, Google, HTML, Microsoft, Open Source, SPSS, Twitter and many more that allow users to learn the latest tools and techniques in business, digital media, design and development.

To learn more, watch the introductory movie about the service and watch How to use

Need software? With ITS Virtual Labs UNC faculty and staff can access a wide variety of software programs for free.


To access, go to the UNC Sign-In. The site is setup for Single Sign On so you can log on with your Onyen and Password.

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Visit the ITS Training site for minimum system requirements, questions about site access and more.

Benefits of

  • Variety of instruction – courses for all levels cover technical skills, creative techniques, business strategies, and more
  • Unlimited access – learn what you want, when you want, from the entire library
  • There are over 1,943 video courses – new courses are added every week
  • Up-to-date content helps to keep your skills current
  • Access to instructors exercise files let you follow along as you watch the tutorials
  • Closed captioning and searchable, time-coded transcripts for increased comprehension
  • Beginner to advanced courses to learn at your level
  • Watch complete courses or individual tutorials as you need them

A Few Sample Courses

  1. iPhone and iPod touch iOS 6 Essential Training
  2. iPad Tips and Tricks
  3. Teaching with the iPad: Setting Up the Classroom
  4. iTunes 10 Essential Training
  5. Mac OS X Mountain Lion Essential Training
  6. Windows 8 Essential Training
  7. Outlook 2013 Essential Training
  8. Word 2013 Essential Training
  9. Access 2013 Essential Training
  10. Excel 2013 Essential Training
  11. PowerPoint 2013 Essential Training
  12. Effective Public Speaking
  13. Hiring Your Team
  14. Managing Teams
  15. Managing Project Schedules
  16. Leading Productive Meetings
  17. Coaching and Developing Employees
  18. Photoshop CS6 One-on-One: Fundamentals
  19. Photoshop CS6 Essential Training
  20. Photoshop for Photographers: Portrait Retouching
  21. Photoshop for Web Design
  22. Illustrator CS6 One-on-One: Fundamentals
  23. Building PDFs with Acrobat XI

Free Software Access

Through the main campus ITS Virtual Labs you can access a wide variety of software programs. Programs such as the Microsoft Office suite, Adobe CS6 and more. These virtualized applications are delivered instantly to users via any computer or mobile device connected to a network at any location on or off campus. The ITS Virtual Lab is available 24/7.