DoIT Shared Tools - Git Training Resources

This document contains a handful of helpful links for users looking to learn about Git. For more information or details about our UW-Madison GitLab instance, please visit the Shared Tools KnowledgeBase or contact

GitLab Docs

GitLab maintains an extensive set of documents on GitLab installation, analytics, groups, projects, CI/CD, and more. Please refer to their documentation for in-depth explanations for all things GitLab.

Learn Git

Atlassian provides a tutorial to help beginners learn Git. Use the menu on the left to learn about version control, source code management, and how to get started using Git.

Pro Git

Scott Chacon and Ben Straub’s book Pro Git is available in its entirety at the link above. It includes chapters on Getting Started, Basics, Customizing, and more.

LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda) provides many full courses and over 1,000 videos on Git, with over 100 on GitLab. Be sure to log in with your email and NetID to access their library of videos.