Welcome to the e-branch of the Portage District Library! Here you will find electronically accessible books, journals, magazines, newspapers, and directories, the majority of which you can access with your library card from home or anywhere.
Computer Resources Databases:
Computer Database has over 2,687,481 articles from journals, trade magazines and popular computing magazines.
Availability: Anywhere in Michigan or with a library card
The Portage District Library will transition to accessing Learning Express via MeL. During the transition, access to Learning Express will be temporarily disabled and will be available again on October 1st, 2018. We're sorry for the inconvenience.
Interactive tutorials on popular software packages, using computers, and internet security.
Availability: Anywhere with a PDL resident library card
Training Topics in this business-and-life-enhancing database include:
3D Animation, Business, Design, Home Computing, Photography, Web, Leadership, Microsoft Office, Time Management, Communication, Marketing.
Login on a Desktop:
Use your library card number and the same PIN you use for checkout to create your own Lynda account.
Once you are logged in, click the LIBRARY button on the black navigation bar at the top left.
To login on a mobile device, download the Lynda.com app from your app store.