Online Training Leader Releases AutoCAD 2008 Essential Training Video
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Online Training Leader Releases AutoCAD 2008 Essential Training Video

VENTURA, Calif.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—June 5, 2008—, the leading provider of software training videos online, announced today the availability of AutoCAD 2008 Essential Training. Members of the Online Training Library® receive on-demand access to the courses approximately 100 AutoCAD video tutorials, and non-members can access 10% of the tutorials for free by visiting the course page.

The courses author, Jeff Bartels, walks viewers through the practical, everyday workflows of this industry-standard application for 2D and 3D work. Jeffs in-depth instruction includes an overview of the AutoCAD interface, the fundamentals of drawing in AutoCAD, making minor and major changes, controlling accuracy, plotting, annotating, and organizing drawings. The course also includes chapters on helpful AutoCAD tools, how to easily reuse content, and how to share data. Jeff presents the material to teach both experienced users and those new to the field looking for a user-friendly way to learn CAD.

This is our first of what we expect will be many AutoCAD training courses, says Lynda Weinman, CEO of Author Jeff Bartels recognizes that our online learners have different goals and experience levels, and that theyll be using different versions of the application, including a newer one. To make this course relevant and valuable to all users, Jeff focuses on the functionality and issues most common to AutoCAD users and applicable across all versions.

To view free demo movies of AutoCAD 2008 Essential Training, visit the AutoCAD 2008 Essential Training course page.

Subscriptions to the Online Training Library® start at $25 a month, and provide anytime access to tens of thousands of video tutorials covering Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, web design, digital imaging, 3D, digital video, animation, and many other topics. The company is adding several new training courses to the library each week. Multiuser subscriptions are also available for companies and educational institutions seeking to provide learning to groups.

For more information on products, visit or call 1-888-335-9632.

About is the leading provider of software training videos online. The companys subscription-based Online Training Library® provides members on-demand access to training videos covering a wide range of software, digital design, and digital media technologies and techniques. The videos expert authors create user-friendly online learning for creative professionals, instructors, students, and hobbyistsfrom beginners to experienced professionals. For more information and to view free demo movies on all courses in the library, visit

About Jeff Bartels

Jeff Bartels has been using AutoCAD professionally since the program was a DOS-based application. As the CAD manager of a civil engineering firm in Illinois, Jeff is responsible for the production and oversight of large-scale subdivision plans and construction drawings, and the installation and configuration of AutoCAD. He conducts training to ensure his CAD staff is current with the latest software. Jeff is also faculty member at two colleges, where he teaches advanced AutoCAD courses. He provides on-site AutoCAD training for businesses and schools, and is a regular instructor at the annual Illinois Drafting Educators Association conferences.

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