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Fun & Functional: Functional

Here are some free and licensed resources that you have access to at the University of Michigan for both fun and for functional learning (or enrichment)

Need to Learn a Skill?

LinkedIn Learning (University of Michigan)


LinkedIn Learning is an on-demand learning solution designed to help you gain new skills and advance your career. LinkedIn Learning is available for free to all benefits-eligible active faculty and staff at the University of Michigan.

Formerly, this service is a leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology, and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. With over 13,000 high quality on-demand courses available, you’ll also receive personalized course recommendations based on unique, data-driven insights from millions of professionals on the worldwide LinkedIn network.

Michigan Online

Michigan Online:

Log in for free access as a University of Michigan student, staff, faculty or alumnus.

Learn more about Michigan Online and the resources available there.

List of Courses Available

Teach-Outs bring together people from around the world to learn about and address important topics in society. Join us in these free and open online learning events to hear from diverse experts, discuss and connect with other participants, and consider actions you can take in your own community.


Audio Books at Michigan

EBSCO Audiobooks

  • Variety of audiobooks including business, fiction, non-fiction subjects.  To use, you will need to create a "My EBSCOhost" account.  Loans for audio books are for a set period of time.

Some Interesting eBooks

Professional Development Courses (University of Michigan)

Variety of online and in-person offerings from University of Michigan Human Resources (staff and faculty only).