#TipTuesday: Take your career to the next level with Coursera

Looking to grow professionally or switch careers? Your Library has a free online resource for that!

Coursera partners with more than 200 leading universities and companies to bring flexible, affordable, job-relevant online learning to individuals and organizations worldwide. Check out a wide range of learning opportunities—from hands-on projects and courses to job-ready certificates and degree programs, for free!


  1. Sign up for a free account using this link (you will receive an invitation email to complete the process)
    Note: Must be a California resident and have an email address
  2. Set up your password
  3. Confirm your email address (check your email!)
  4. Agree to terms
  5. Start exploring courses and careers. Coursera tracks your progress and even has options to earn certificates you can add to your resume and qualifications.

These resources are supported in whole or in part by funding provided by the State of California, administered by the California State Library.