News release

Great Courses. Great Professors. No Homework!

City services | February 7, 2023

Are you interested in taking a class with some of the world’s greatest professors without essays, exams or homework? Try “The Great Courses,” a popular lecture series now available from Mississauga Library.

The Great Courses is an online learning platform offered free of charge with a Mississauga Library card. With a click, you have the opportunity to learn from award-winning experts and professors from respected institutions such as the Smithsonian, National Geographic, the University of Toronto and Harvard University.

There are thousands of hours of educational video courses and documentaries ready for you to explore on a wide variety of topics including architecture, history, food, mindfulness, robotics, travel, photography, literature and more.

Interested? Here are a just few examples of the courses you can choose from:

Ready to Get Learning?
There’s never been a better time to get started. Here’s what to do:

  1. Visit Mississauga Library Online Courses
  2. Select the app you want to use to access The Great Courses
    • Hoopla (streaming and downloadable audio and video content; try audio content for even easier learning on the go)
    • Kanopy (streaming video content only)
  3. Browse the wide range of courses to see what interests you.
  4. When you’re ready to learn, simply click “Sign Up” and follow the prompts. You’ll be asked to select your library (The City of Mississauga, Mississauga Library) and enter your library card information.
  5. Start learning! It’s as easy as that!

Wait… There’s More
Mississauga Library is home to an extensive collection of useful online courses – all available with your library card. In addition to The Great Courses, you might want to try video music lessons through ArtistWorks, baking, drawing or knitting with Craftsy or even try learning a new language with Mango Languages.

Mississauga Library online courses are available on-demand, making it easy to start your learning adventure any time day or night!