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Using Skillsoft Books - Help: Home

Using Skillsoft Books 

Access Skillsoft Books

Access Skillsoft Books by logging into MyIvy and selecting the Library link in the left column.  Then find the link to Skillsoft Books in the library's A to Z resource list.  Enter your MyIvy credentials if prompted to do so.

What's in Skillsoft Books?

Answer:  Skillport offers thousands of ebooks and videos on topics related to business, management, computers and computing, and health and wellness.

Mobile App

The Skillsoft Learning App extends your learning experience to your mobile device and provides the convenience of learning anytime, anywhere.  To install the app on your mobile device, search for the "Skillsoft Learning App" in the Google Play Store or Apple App Store. 

Once downloaded, tap Sign In and type ivytechlibrary into the Skillport Name box when prompted. You'll then be asked to login using your Ivy Tech email and password.

After logging in, you'll be able to access all available ebooks, audiobooks, and videos from your mobile device. Follow the in app prompts to learn tips and tricks.

Find books & videos

You can search or browse for books.

To search, enter search terms in the search box at the top of the page.

To browse various categories, select the Books & Videos icon at the top of the page.

You can also select a topic from the Featured Topics list.

Use the after-search limiters to filter the results list.  

To begin reading a book or viewing a video, select the Launch button.


Awesome features

Skillsoft Books has a number of helpful features.  In the Reading Pane one can

  • adjust text size
  • add reading notes
  • access citations for APA and MLA formats
  • share content

    One can also 
  • save items to a folder for future access