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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 February 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. Analyst Perspectives Weekly Scans: Client Edition - December 2016
  2. Android Tablets for Dummies, 4th Edition
  3. Apache HBase Primer
  4. AWS for Admins for Dummies
  5. Beginning Hibernate: For Hibernate 5, Fourth Edition
  6. Beginning SQL Server R Services: Analytics for Data Scientists
  7. Beyond jQuery
  8. C Programming in Easy Steps, Fourth Edition
  9. Creating Maintainable APIs: A Practical, Case-Study Approach
  10. Disk-Based Algorithms for Big Data
  11. Encyclopedia of Algorithms, Second Edition
  12. Implementing CDISC Using SAS: An End-to-End Guide, Second Edition
  13. Introducing Materialize
  14. JavaScript in Easy Steps, Fifth Edition
  15. Machine Learning: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications, Volume I - III
  16. MacOS Sierra for Dummies
  17. Mastering Oracle GoldenGate
  18. Migrating to Swift from Flash and ActionScript
  19. Oracle Business Intelligence and Essbase Solutions Guide
  20. PHP and MySQL In Easy Steps
  21. Predictive Analytics for Dummies, 2nd Edition
  22. Pro ASP.NET Core MVC, Sixth Edition
  23. Professional Git
  24. Programming Excel with VBA: A Practical Real-World Guide
  25. Python Recipes Handbook: A Problem-Solution Approach
  26. QuarkXPress for Dummies
  27. Reactive Java Programming
  28. Securing PHP Apps
  29. Social Machines: The Coming Collision of Artificial Intelligence, Social Networking, and Humanity
  30. Software Defined Networks: A Comprehensive Approach, Second Edition
  31. Windows Installation and Update Troubleshooting
  32. Wireless Communications Security: Solutions for the Internet of Things 

And Many More!


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