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Udemy offers excellent video lessons with supporting materials for learning technical skills, creative techniques, business strategies, and more.  With your Scarborough Public Library card you have access to thousands of high quality online courses that you would otherwise have to pay for. Unlike standard YouTube videos, with Udemy you create your own account, track your progress and even earn certificates to show others you are keeping your skills razor-sharp.

Grab your valuable library card and click here to get started. Enter your library card # when first prompted for a password. You will then need either a free Google (gmail.com) or Microsoft (outlook.com) email address to create your personal Udemy account.

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Please note: In order to access the library's subscription to Udemy through a browser you'll need to always use this link: link.gale.com/apps/UDEMY?u=mainepl203. If you are outside the library, you will always be prompted first for a password, which is your library card#.

Once you setup your account, you'll be able access Udemy for Business through your smart phone or tablet using either the Android or Apple mobile app. Please note: the first time you open the app you'll be prompted to add a business/company name. Enter gale, so that it reads: gale.udemy.com. You'll then be asked to sign-in with the outlook or gmail address you used when you initially created your account.

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Cloud Computing

Cloud computing technology and solutions have grown at an incredible rate. By utilizing cloud computing resources like servers, storage, and databases, businesses can lower operating costs and run their infrastructure more efficiently.


Cloud Certification • Cloud Development • Cloud Fundamentals

Data Science

Logo for Data ScienceBusinesses rely on accurate data to make the right decisions every day. Learn to mine data and correctly analyze it to understand and realize valuable insights.


Analytics • Big Data • Data Visualization • Machine Learning • Statistical Analysis


Whether you’re creating products, web assets, print collateral, animation or other media, study the tools and techniques that the pros use to craft outstanding design.


3D & Animation • Design Tools • Graphic Design • Mobile Design • User Experience Design • Web Design


New technologies are critical for keeping your organization running efficiently. Learn everything you need to know to code websites, apps and databases from scratch.


Database Design & Development • Development Tools • Mobile Development • Programming Languages • Software Testing • Web Development

Finance & Accounting

Money makes the business world go round. Master accounting principles, investment strategies, and financial modeling skills.


Accounting • Accounting Software • Corporate Finance • Finance Fundamentals • Financial Modeling & Analysis • Investing & Trading

Human Resources & Workplace

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HR professionals are dedicated to building a great workforce--and a great work environment. Develop the wide range of skills necessary to empower one of your most important assets: your people.


• Compliance • Human Resources Fundamentals • Learning & Development • Talent Management

IT Operations

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Learn everything you need to pass the top certification exams in IT, master security skills and support your businesses’ infrastructure.


Database Administration • Hardware • IT Certifications • Network & Security • Operating Systems & Servers

Leadership & Management

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Whether you’re a new manager or want to enhance your existing abilities, build important soft skills like strategy, communication and influence so that you grow as a leader.


Leadership & Management Topics • Communication • Leadership • Management • Strategy


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Keep pace with the latest marketing tool, trends and best practices. Explore fundamentals, as well as digital techniques like social media, content marketing and SEO to connect with your customers.


Content Marketing • Digital Marketing • Marketing Analytics & Automation • Marketing Strategy • Paid Advertising • Search Engine Optimization • Social Media Marketing • Video & Mobile Marketing

Office Productivity

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Employees across industries spend much of their days working feverishly with office productivity tools. Master a wide range of office programs to work more efficiently and creatively.


Collaboration • Email & Productivity • Operating Systems • Presentations • Spreadsheets • Word Processing

Personal Development

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You’re most productive when you have the time and resources to be happy and mindful. Dive into a variety of topics ranging from stress management to meditation and yoga.


Arts & Creativity • Health & Fitness • Language Learning • Personal Finance • Personal Growth • Stress Management

Project Management & Operations

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Being a great operations professional requires a wide set of skills. Master project management skills and certifications, as well as operations strategies to help your organization run effectively.


Agile & Scrum • Operations Management • Project Management Certifications • Project Management Fundamentals • Project Management Tools


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The right sales skills can help you better influence and engage with prospects. Learn techniques from the professionals who’ve mastered them to break down the barriers and close the deal.


Customer Service • Sales Skills & Tools