Stay Ahead of the Learning Curve

Did you know studies show that on average, workers change jobs 12 times in their lifetime?* That’s why it’s important to stay competitive. But how do you learn new technologies and keep up with a full-time job? The solution is Gale Presents: Udemy.

With this online learning platform, users can explore more than 4,000 continuously updated, on-demand video courses across 75 categories in business, technology, design, and more to learn anytime, anywhere. All courses are taught by world-class instructors and, best of all, you can feel good knowing that the content is fresh. Courses are updated or replaced monthly with new material on emerging topics, so learners develop skills in the most relevant, in-demand areas.

Give Yourself Some “Me Time”

Work-life balance hasn’t been overlooked in this content collection. Discover hundreds of courses for personal enrichment, whether it’s learning a new language, tapping into your creative side, or exploring ways to be happy and healthy.

How to Get Started

All it takes is a library card and a Google or Microsoft account to gain access to thousands of online courses. With this resource’s intuitive platform, finding the right course is easy. You can filter search results by course features, competency level, duration, topic, and ratings—and pave your own learning journey. You can also see top courses and trending skills. Plus, smart recommendations provide you with suggested courses based on the previous interactions you’ve had with the platform. When courses are completed, you can download a certificate of course completion.

Preview a Course

Before enrolling, users can review key information about a course, its instructors(s), and read student reviews on the course landing page. Every Gale Presents: Udemy course offers lecture videos the instructor has selected for preview, allowing you to sample the course content and instructor’s teaching style. Take a look at this example.

The employment landscape may be continuously changing, but you can keep up with it. Learn anywhere, at any time, with Gale Presents: Udemy—on-demand learning for in-demand skills. Enroll today! Click here!


* Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor, “Number of Jobs, Labor Market Experience, and Earnings Growth: Results from a National Longitudinal Survey,” news release no. USDL-19-1520, August 22, 2019.

This resource is provided by the Seneca Library District.

Important Note

All users must have both a library card and either a Google or Microsoft account.

If you do not have either a Google or Microsoft account, you can register for either service free online.

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Please note: When you first set up your account, sign up must be completed within the Seneca Library District service area. Udemy recognizes IP addresses. If you are out of the service area, you will not be able to sign up for an account until you have returned to the area.