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Skillsoft Short Videos

Designed to provide on-the-job support and daily problem solving for both end users and IT professionals. Taught by certified experts, Skillsoft's collection of short videos covers more than 1,700 desktop and 5,800 IT tasks/topics.
These bite-sized "how-to" demos are 3-5 minutes long, offering quick answers to daily challenges as well as orientation to key features and functions for busy practitioners.The videos are mobile-accessible, great for learning on-the-go.

How to Access

To access Skillsoft short videos, log into the Learning Center with your ACM member credentials and click on the Skillsoft Learning link in the upper right corner. From here you have a choice of how you find and access short videos:

  1. Click Browse the Library to drill down by topic areas of interest.  Relevant Books and Videos will be displayed via tabs in center frame. 
  • Note that until you navigate down to a specific topic level, the center frame will only show ‘New Releases’ for the associated broader topic areas.
  1. Use the Search window in the top right of the home screen and do a keyword search.  You can then further refine results if desired, using additional keywords.
  2. At any point when using search or browse, you can choose Refine By [Type] from left side navigation to filter by Videos or Books (when available for the topic you’re in).

You can also access collections by topic from the Skillsoft Collections page.

Skillsoft Books24x7

In partnership with foremost publishers, Skillsoft’s topical Books24x7 collections deliver trusted resources to support ACM members in acquiring knowledge at the speed of change – "just in time."  The collections include fully indexed and unabridged contents of thousands of best sellers, ranging from beginner to advanced skill levels, and official certification guides
The Skillport site’s robust search, filter, and personal organization features are designed to facilitate "on-the-job" reference for quick answers – and Live code samples can be used to save time and errors. Fully mobile-accessible for reading on-the-go and support in the field.

We’ve got you covered!

Skillsoft collections were selected to target the diverse range of needs of ACM Members, with something for just about everyone. A sample of the most popular topics and titles are listed below…and visit the Skillsoft Collections page for overview of Topics covered.



Updated December 2016:

New books and videos are added all the time—you'll find them listed under "New Releases" by topic on the ACM Skillport site.

New Skillsoft Learning Book Titles

-  An Introduction to Machine Learning

App Development Recipes for iOS and watchOS

Artificial Higher Order Neural Networks for Economics and Business

- Beacon Technologies: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Beacosystem

Beginning SQL Server Reporting Services

CEH Certified Ethical Hacker Practice Exams, Third Edition

Coding for Penetration Testers: Building Better Tools, Second Edition

CSS3 Pocket Primer

Cyber Guerilla

Fundamentals of Predictive Text Mining, Second Edition

- Harley Hahn's Emacs Field Guide

Industry 4.0: The Industrial Internet of Things

Introducing SEO: Your Quick-Start Guide to Effective SEO Practices

Learn to Program with Python

Learning Groovy

PHP Development Tool Essentials

Practical Hive: A Guide to Hadoop's Data Warehouse System

- Sentiment Analysis in Social Networks

Understanding Network Hacks: Attack and Defense with Python\

- Web Services using OpenStack

And Many More!


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