ITS Online

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lynda is an extensive online video library that covers many subjects relevant to our work. All Penn Law faculty and staff have full access to Lynda using their PennKey.


  • Learn software from Adobe, Apple, Microsoft and more.
  • Learn photography, video, and design techniques.
  • Classes for beginners to experts.
  • Learn at your own pace: Play, pause, rewind.
  • Pickup where you left off. Lynda saves your status.

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The Plain & Simple series of books is a great place to start to learning more about your commonly used programs. The books cover Beginner to Intermediatetopics and have useful information for everyone. Each book covers a wide range of topics and incorporates helpful tips and many colorful pictures to guide you along.

Click on a book below to start reading.

Excel 2010 Plain & Simple
PowerPoint 2010 Plain & Simple

showme for sharepoint videos

ShowMe for SharePoint is a series of helpful 1-2 minute videos that provide targeted instruction on most tasks that can be performed in SharePoint. Need to know how to upload a file? Edit a webpage? These videos will show you how.

Choose from the videos below or click more videos to get started.

  campus services

Computing workshops are available on campus through Penn HR and WICShops. Click one of the buttons below and take a look at what’s available. Many courses are free. If you want to take one that costs money and your department hasn’t budgeted for it, please send us an email.

Safari Books Online is a great resource provided to anyone with access to the Library’s E-Resources. Not sure where to look? Start with the Desktop and Web Applications section.

Penn HR
HR Computing Courses
Penn HR
Penn HR
Safari Books Online

Latest Tips

  • All Penn students are required to use Two-Step Verification to login to PennKey protected resources.
  • This year a new Special print account is being added for all Penn Law students. This account is to be used when printing for approved group and programs. All other printing remains the same, please read on for more details.