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LinkedIn for Beginners Resource Guide






LinkedIn is a professional social networking site that launched in May 2003.  In 2011, the site had more than 120 million registered users in more than 200 countries.  It can be used to:  

  • establish a professional image/brand online
  • make yourself “googleable”
  • find a job
  • participate in industry groups and conversations
  • networking

Click here to access the LinkedIn for Beginners presentation.   


LinkedIn Help Center  

LinkedIn Learning Center   

LinkedIn for Dummies  

Online Books Available Anytime (for STDL library card holders)

LinkedIn in 10 Minutes by Patrice-Anne Rutledge  

How to Succeed in Business Using LinkedIn by Eric Butow g  


The Power Formula for LinkedIn Success by Wayne Breitbarth (658.872 BREITBARTH, W)  

I’m On LinkedIn—Now What?  By Jason Alba (658.311 ALBA, J)  

LinkedIn for Dummies by Joel Elad (658.311 ELAD, J)  

LinkedIn Tips

8 Etiquette Tips for LinkedIn  

LinkedIn Boot Camp Infographic   

7 Ways to Get More Out of LinkedIn  

8 Tips for Managing a LinkedIn Group

About Alicia Hammond
Corporate and Small Business Liaison Librarian at Schaumburg Township District Library