Books24x7 – Development on the Go

Before you spend money to purchase your next book, checkout Books24x7® available through Valencia EDGE. Continual development is at your fingertips with your own personal, virtual library. Books24x7® provides you with a wide variety of on demand development in areas including business writing, strategic management, leadership, technology and much more. You will find thousands of digitized “best-in-class” books, book summaries, research reports and best practices. The Books24x7 on demand platform enables you to search, browse, read and collaborate with several other library users.

How do I access my personal, virtual, library?
Log into Atlas, click on the “Employees” tab, and then click on the Valencia EDGE icon (on the left of the screen in the Employee Support section) – this will launch SkillSoft, our online learning management system.

Once you are in SkillSoft you can:

  • Click on the “Books24x7” link in the top, right corner of the page.
  • Start searching for content using the search box, which is found on the top of most pages.
  • Browse through new and popular titles found in the “My Home Folders” on the “My Home” page.
  • Use the Browse Topics tree to drill down the list of topics and subtopics to find lists of titles.
  • Use the tools found just below the search box to discover many helpful features, such as saving titles to folders and sharing bookmarks with others.

Need more help getting started? Check out this SkillSoft video tutorial or click the help tab to access Books24x7 Help Central. If you have questions, or need help accessing Books24x7, contact Irenea Walker at iwalker2@valenciacollege.edu or dial extension 8232.

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