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Sharing LinkedIn Learning content

Information on how to share LinkedIn Learning videos, courses, Collections and Learning Paths.

From time to time you may wish to share LinkedIn Learning content with other members of the University community. To do so, log into your LinkedIn Learning account and then follow the instructions below.

Sharing a video

To share a LinkedIn Learning video:

  1. Open the video within LinkedIn Learning
  2. Position the cursor at the very end of the URL in the browser address bar and click
  3. Type the following code to the very end of the URL: &auth=true
  4. Select the full URL, right-click and choose Copy
  5. Share the video link as you normally would

Adding the '&auth=true' in step 3 is an important part of the process as this will automatically direct the user to a page asking them to enter their email address then University credentials to get logged into LinkedIn Learning and view the content.

Video: Sharing a LinkedIn Learning video
This video details how to generate a sharing link for a LinkedIn Learning video.

You can also view the above video on Media Hopper Create.

Sharing a course

To share a LinkedIn Learning course:

  1. Open the course you wish to share
  2. Click on the Share button on the right-hand side of the video player and choose Link. When the link appears, click Copy
  3. Paste the link into a text editor and add the following code to the end of the URL: &auth=true
  4. Share the course link as you normally would

Adding the '&auth=true' in step 3 is an important part of the process as this will automatically direct the user to a page asking them to enter their email address then University credentials to get logged into LinkedIn Learning and view the content.

Video: Sharing a LinkedIn Learning course
This video details how to generate a sharing link for a LinkedIn Learning course.

You can also view the above video on Media Hopper Create.

Sharing a Collection

To share a LinkedIn Learning Collection:

  1. Click on the Me option from the top menu bar and choose Collections
  2. Locate the Collection you wish to share and click on the Share button
  3. Choose an audience to share your Collection with from the 'Shared with' options. We recommend 'The University of Edinburgh'
  4. Click Copy to copy your Collection link
  5. Share the copied link. Users who follow this link will be asked to log into their Linkedin Learning account before viewing the Collection

Note: To make your Collection hidden again, choose 'Only visible to you' from the 'Shared with' options

Video: Sharing a LinkedIn Learning Collection
Video on Media Hopper Replay showing users how to share video collections.

You can also view the above video on Media Hopper Create.

Sharing a Learning Path

To share a LinkedIn Learning Path:

  1. Open the Learning Path within LinkedIn Learning
  2. Position the cursor at the very end of the URL in the browser address bar and click
  3. Type the following code to the very end of the URL: &auth=true
  4. Select the full URL, right-click and choose Copy
  5. Share the video link as you normally would

Adding the '&auth=true' in step 3 is an important part of the process as this will automatically direct the user to a page asking them to enter their email address then University credentials to get logged into LinkedIn Learning and view the content.

Video: Sharing a LinkedIn Learning Learning Path
This video details how to generate a sharing link for a LinkedIn Learning Learning Path.

You can also view the above video on Media Hopper Create.