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Linkedin Learning going away


Ohio Public Library Information Network (OPLIN) determined that it will not renew its statewide subscription with LinkedIn Learning. The last day that the library will have access to the subscription is June 30, 2024. Please make sure to finish any courses you may have in progress by this date. 


Northstar Digital Literacy
Mango Languages




Though online education has its limitations, there are several advantages of online learning that explain why eLearning may be the greatest revolution in today’s education. 

1. You can learn whatever you want.
You can pick the program that, in traditional education, would involve traveling away from home, living in a completely unknown city, and struggling in an extremely competitive learning environment. However, with online education, you can take in the comfort of your own library. 
2. Comfort.
Forget about attending classes for hours and lugging around heavy books. All lectures and needed materials are provided via online platforms, so you’ll easily access them from the comfort of your library setting.
3. Online courses look great on a resume.
It doesn’t matter where your career stands at this moment; an online program will always look good on your resume. It shows your potential employers that you’re committed to learning and you’re eager to obtain more knowledge and new skills. 
4. Self-paced learning.
Once you start surfing through some of our interesting online courses and programs, you’ll notice the Self-Paced label on most of them. What does this mean? Self-paced learning means that a student can start completing targets at any time, and they can arrange a learning schedule that meets their individual needs.