Last Updated: Jan 16, 2021     Views: 2156

Getting Started

You must meet the following requirements to use Udemy:


Using Web Browser

STEP 1: Go to sfpl.org and access Udemy from the eLearning page.

Go sfpl.org, click on the Research & Learning tab, and then on eLearning. (If you're using a mobile device, get the Udemy for Business app from your app store and follow the instructions below.) 

STEP 2: Click on the Udemy link.

Scroll to the bottom of the page until you see Udemy (Gale). Click on the link.

STEP 3: Enter your 14-digit card number and PIN/password.

If you need to reset or create your PIN, use our PIN Reset Tool.

STEP 4: Create your Udemy account or sign in by clicking on the orange button.

You will need a Google or Microsoft account to use sign into Udemy (see How does Gale/Udemy use my information?).

 

 


Using Udemy for Business App

STEP 1: Get the free Udemy for Business app from your app store.

The free Udemy for Business app is available for Android and iOS devices.

STEP 2: Enter the organization name.

When prompted for the organization name, enter gale.

STEP 3: Find Your Institution.

Select Public Library as the Institution Type and enter San Francisco Public Library in the search box, or allow Udemy to use your device's location. Tap the San Francisco Public Library link when it appears on the screen.


STEP 4: Enter your 14-digit card number and PIN/password.

If you need to reset or create your PIN, use our PIN Reset Tool.

STEP 5: Create your Udemy account or sign in by clicking on the orange button.

You will need a Google or Microsoft account to use sign into Udemy (see How does Gale/Udemy use my information?).

FAQs

When I register for an account, I get a "suspicious activity detected" message. What's wrong?

If you are accessing Udemy from outside the United States, you will not be able to use this resource.

Where can I access Udemy's course list?

Scroll to bottom of this page and click on Udemy Course List (PDF).

How often are courses updated?

Courses are replaced monthly with new material addressing emerging topics. Eighty-five percent of the collection has been updated in the last two years, ensuring learners are developing skills in the most relevant areas.

Does Udemy has an app?

Yes. Users can learn anywhere and anytime with the Udemy for Business app for iOS and Android, users can download courses to watch offline, listen to courses with podcast-style audio, and watch courses using Chromecast or Apple TV. When prompted for the organization name, enter gale.

How does Gale/Udemy use my information?

Your name and email address are used to create your account in Udemy. Your name is used to populate certificates of completion, and your email address will help us reach you if you need assistance.​

Gale does not store your personal information, including name and email address. Udemy stores name and email address only to provide you with service and does not share or sell this data.