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LinkedIn Learning

What is LinkedIn Learning?

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LinkedIn Learning is an online database of over 5,000 video-based courses taught by industry experts that can help anyone learn the business, software, technology and creative skills they need to achieve personal and professional goals.

Through Macquarie University's subscription, students and staff members have access to the continually growing library of engaging, top-quality courses and all the other features of a LinkedIn Learning account.

Why use LinkedIn Learning?

  • Learn from industry experts. LinkedIn Learning courses are taught by passionate instructors with real-world experience.
  • Learn at your own pace. Choose from thousands of courses from LinkedIn Learning, and watch at a time to suit you. Confirm your understanding using LinkedIn Learning assessments, practice environments and coding practice windows.
  • Experience learning tailored to you.  LinkedIn Learning provides personalised course recommendations based on your role, skills, experience and goals.
  • Learn anytime, from anywhere. Download courses to your mobile device to view content while you're offline. Start a course on a desktop device and finish it on your smartphone or tablet.
  • Make learning social. Do you have colleagues with similar learning interests? Choose a LinkedIn Learning course, watch it and discuss.
  • Learn something new. On average, LinkedIn Learning publishes 25 new courses each week. Wondering what's new and interesting? Filter for the most recent using the main search bar.

LinkedIn Learning at Macquarie

You can access your LinkedIn Learning account through Macquarie University Library with the following instructions:

1. Visit LinkedIn Learning via MultiSearch

2. Enter your MQ email address when prompted and click 'Continue'

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3. Click the 'Sign in with Single Sign-On button when this screen appears

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4. You will be redirected to the Macquarie University Single Sign On page. Enter your OneID and password and click 'Sign In'

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5. Follow the prompts to set up and access your LinkedIn Learning account.

Note: You can choose whether you wish to connect your personal LinkedIn account or not as part of this process.

Connecting your LinkedIn account

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LinkedIn Learning allows you to connect your LinkedIn profile with your Learning account.


If your LinkedIn profile is connected to your Learning account, each time you log in to LinkedIn Learning the platform will check to ensure you have a valid LinkedIn session open. Sign in to LinkedIn Learning with your MQ OneID, as usual. If you are using a device where you are already logged in to LinkedIn, you will be taken straight to your Learning account. If you are not currently logged in to LinkedIn, you will be prompted to enter your personal LinkedIn login details also.

If you would like to connect your LinkedIn profile and LinkedIn Learning account, follow the instructions in this guide.

Please make sure you review LinkedIn's Terms and Privacy Policy before you link your LinkedIn profile with your LinkedIn Learning account.

Disconnecting your LinkedIn profile from your LinkedInLearning account

If you previously chose to link your LinkedIn profile with your Learning account but would like to disconnect them please follow the instructions on this link:

Follow the appropriate instructions for your situation i.e. if you are still a student or staff member at the University = Employees still with the organization, and if you have left the institution = Employees no longer with the organization. 

Library admin cannot access your personal LinkedIn account or disconnect it for you, so if you have trouble following the instructions on the link please contact LinkedIn Learning help for further assistance. 

Mobile Apps

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To access your LinkedIn Learning account with a mobile app:

1. Download the app from the respective app store and open it

2. Select Sign in

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3. Enter your MQ email address and click Continue

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4. Enter your MQ OneID and password and select Sign In

5. You can now access your LinkedIn Learning account via the mobile app!

Get support

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Click the image to access a helpful course on How to Use LinkedIn Learning.

Feel free to contact us at the Library if you have questions about accessing or using your LinkedIn Learning account. You can also access further help direct from LinkedIn with the following link: