☰ Menu

Skillsoft Books (formerly Books24x7)

Return to Licenses

Connect to the Database

License Begins: 
August 1, 2018
License Ends: 
July 31, 2019
Vendor: 
Description: 

All members receive the Skillsoft STEM & Business Bundle for Academic Libraries which includes (title count as of June 2018);

  1. ITPro (14,082 eBooks from 250+ publishers) plus IT and Desktop Video Books (48722)
  2. IT & Digital Skills (41,000+ instructional videos from certified industry experts) 
  3. EngineeringPro (4,372 eBooks from over 100 publishers)
  4. BusinessPro (10,735 eBooks from 260 publishers) plus BusinessPro Audio Books (1018)
  5. FinancePro (1,820 eBooks from 84 publishers)
  6. Leadership Channel (3,942 videos and 5-6 Live Events per year)
  7. Office Essentials Collection (1111 Ebooks)
  8. New Skillsoft Business Book Summaries (925 popular business book summaries)
Simultaneous Users: 

Unlimited or concurrent user access options.

Chron coverage: 
2008-present
FT Titles: 
42300
Content Types: 
FullText, Ebooks
Title Lists: 

Title lists 2018  (June 2018, 13MB file size)

Title lists (May 2017, 11 collections)

MARC update Sept 2017 (Skillsoft no longer offers the products in Red as separate collections, and “ExecSummaries” is now called “Skillsoft Book Summaries” (included in the COPPUL bundle)

Partner integration 2017

Counter-Compliant: 
Yes
Notes on Subscribers: 

16/17 - all users unlimited model except Kwantlen, MUN, and Saskatchewan on CU model.

16/17 - SAIT, Calgary, UBC cancel

17/18 - Saskatchewan Polytechnic, University of Saskatchewan, MacEwan University cancel

15/16 - Concordia, Regina, SFU cancel