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Online learning and books

All active students, faculty, and staff have access to Skillsoft's online learning and books through Cornell's enterprise account. Enjoy access to thousands of courses, videos, resources, and books.

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Skillsoft offers thousands of courses, videos, and books at no fee for active Cornell faculty, staff, and students.  The following topics are represented: Analyst Research, Business Skills, Compliance, Desktop Skills, Engineering, Government, IT Skills, Well-being, and Certification.  

You can access Skillsoft via the web interface by logging in with your Cornell NetID and password.

Skillsoft offers a web interface and a mobile app, for learning on the go.  To download the free mobile app (great for listening to audio books or watching videos), iOS users can download it from the iTunes store, and Android users from Google Play. To log on to the app, enter "Cornell" into the Skillport Name box.

Once you are logged in, you can create and view a personalized learning plan, browse what's trending, and search for and save courses. 

You can also view the quick start guide (must be logged in).

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