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The electronic translation service on Surrey Libraries' website is hosted by Google Translate. The quality of the translation may vary in some of the languages offered by Google. The goal of the basic translation is to capture the general intention of the original English material.

Surrey Libraries cannot guarantee the quality, accuracy, or completeness of any translated information.  Before you act on translated information, we encourage you to confirm any facts that are important to you and the decisions you make.

The City of Surrey offers interpretation services at all its facilities. If you have a question about the material you read on the Surrey Libraries website, we encourage you to contact Surrey Libraries to discuss it.  You can also contact the City of Surrey at 604-591-4011 to receive interpretation support.

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Lynda.com

Surrey Libraries now offers access to 4,000+ video courses through lynda.com. Learn new software, business strategies, algebra and much more— free to access with your library card!
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Practice tests and tutorial courses for job search skills, computer skills (Microsoft Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Outlook, Visio, Adobe, and more), TOEFL, GED, GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, as well as professional exams, and exams for elementary-high school students. New users will need to register for a free account.

Road to IELTS

A practice resource for IELTS. Track your progress on practice exams and use more than 100 hours of interactive activities including advice, hints and tips on question types. Up to 5 users at a time.


Online University

BC Driving Test — Test your safe driving knowledge. Available in English and Punjabi.

Coursera — 300+ courses in more than 20 different subject areas from computer programming to teaching. More than 87 universities from around the world provide content. Must create an account to use. Statement of Accomplishment given for completed courses.

Alison — Diverse range of courses created by online educators. Must create an account to take courses. Tracks your progress and gives Certificate of Completion for finished courses.

OpenLearn — Wide range of subject areas from Open University. Different levels offered in many topics. Register on the site in order to enroll in courses and track progress.

edX — Classes from many universities including University of Toronto, McGill, Harvard, Rice, Georgetown and MIT. Must create an account in order to take classes and earn a Certificate of Completion.

MIT OpenCourseWare — Features downloadable course materials from 2000+ Massachusetts Institute of Technology classes. No need to register. Self-paced learning.

Open Learning Initiative — Created by Carnegie Mellon University. Self-paced learning with interactive course materials. Creating an account is optional.

Digital Learn — Free learning tools on computer basics, navigating a website, email, creating a resume and more.

Khan Academy — More than 3,000 videos and 315 practice exercises on a wide variety of topics. Includes math, science, humanities, finance, college admissions, and more.

GCF LearnFree — Learning modules for career, computer (Microsoft Office), math, technology, and more.

 


What is lynda.com?

Lynda.com is a constantly growing online learning site with 4,000+ video courses taught by world experts. Learn new software, business strategies, algebra and much more on your mobile device or desktop computer 24/7. This amazing resource has easy to understand multimedia courses for all skill levels.

How do I reset or change my password? Unfortunately you cannot update your password on your own. Please contact lynda.com Client Services directly at 1-888-335-9632, extension 623 to update your password.

Can I log in from the lynda.com homepage? No. Please use the Surrey Libraries Lynda.com site to login. Our recommendation is that you bookmark this page.

Can I use the lynda.com app? No, unfortunately public libraries do not have access to the lynda.com app. However, you may access lynda.com on your mobile devices using a local browser.

My account information is correct but I can't log in! Lynda.com has a limited number of simultaneous users. If you have trouble using lynda.com, please try later. Or, if you just got your library card, try again in a day. It takes 24 hours for new library card numbers to be added.

Use the Surrey Libraries Lynda.com site and your library card to get started. Please remember to access lynda.com from this link!