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 August 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

Usability Testing for Survey Research 

  1. Advances in GPU Research and Practice
  2. Algorithms for Dummies
  3. Android: Pocket Primer
  4. Build Mobile Apps with Ionic 2 and Firebase: Fu Cheng
  5. C Programming: A Self-Teaching Introduction
  6. C# Programming in Easy Steps
  7. Chatbots for eCommerce: Learn How to Build a Virtual Shopping Assistant
  8. Cloud Computing: A Self-Teaching Introduction
  9. CompTIA A+ Practice Tests: Exam 220-901 and Exam 220-902
  10. Computer Vision in Vehicle Technology: Land, Sea, and Air
  11. Essential Docker for ASP.NET Core MVC
  12. Imaginarium: The Process Behind the Pictures
  13. InDesign in Easy Steps: Covers Versions CS3, CS4, and CS5
  14. iPhone & Apple Watch for Health & Fitness in Easy Steps
  15. Java 9 Revealed: For Early Adoption and Migration
  16. OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Exam Guide (Exams 1Z0-808)
  17. Operating Systems: An Introduction
  18. Photoshop Elements 15 Tips, Tricks & Shortcuts in Easy Steps
  19. Practical GameMaker: Studio Language Projects
  20. Programming Essentials Using Java: A Game Application Approach
  21. Python 3: Pocket Primer
  22. Research Methods for Cyber Security
  23. Spring Boot: How to Get Started and Build a Microservice
  24. The Agile Enterprise: Building and Running Agile Organizations
  25. The Dramatic Portrait: The Art of Crafting Light and Shadow
  26. The Metadata Manual: A Practical Workbook
  27. The Photographer's Guide to Drones
  28. The Photographer's Guide to Posing: Techniques to Flatter Everyone
  29. The Soul of the Camera: The Photographer's Place in Picture-Making

And Many More!


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