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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 January 2017:

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

  1. Ansible: From Beginner to Pro
  2. Arduino Project Handbook: 25 Practical Projects to Get You Started
  3. Beginning Ruby: From Novice to Professional, Third Edition
  4. Big Crisis Data: Social Media in Disasters and Time-Critical Situations
  5. Big Data: Storage, Sharing, and Security
  6. CBAP Certification and BABOK Study Guide
  7. CCSP Certified Cloud Security Professional All-in-One Exam Guide
  8. Digital Image Processing: An Algorithmic Introduction Using Java, Second Edition
  9. Expert Android Studio
  10. Game Audio Programming: Principles and Practices
  11. Game Hacking: Developing Autonomous Bots for Online Games
  12. Introducing Linux Distros
  13. Introduction to HPC with MPI for Data Science
  14. Learn CakePHP: With Unit Testing, Second Edition
  15. Machine Learning: Algorithms and Applications
  16. Nginx: From Beginner to Pro
  17. Numeric Computation and Statistical Data Analysis on the Java Platform
  18. Opportunities in 5G Networks: A Research and Development Perspective
  19. PMP Project Management Professional Exam
  20. Pro SQL Server Always On Availability Groups
  21. Python: An Introduction to Programming
  22. Securing SQL Server: DBAs Defending the Database
  23. The Book of R: A First Course in Programming and Statistics
  24. The Complete Guide to Cybersecurity Risks and Controls
  25. Turing's Imitation Game: Conversations with the Unknown

And Many More!


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