Books24x7 Academic

e-books & videos for libraries and academic institutions.

What is Books24x7 Academic??
Books24x7 Academic is a comprehensive collection that provides full access to the complete and unabridged content of more than 33,000 online professional books as well as hundreds of audiobooks and executive summaries in a fully searchable database.

Books24x7 Academic is tailored to libraries and academic institutions and is accessed online through the current library system.

Books24x7 Academic automatically keeps library collections updated with new releases, which eases the burden of making time-consuming catalog choices while ensuring frontlist titles are represented.

Books24x7 Academic delivers high-quality books by reputable publishers and ensures that everyone can find resources - at any time and anywhere - including those students taking a semester abroad.

Books24x7 Academic is a resource that is very attractive and widely used by libraries and academic institutions. Books24x7 Academic is available on most "link resolver services", but also supports the MARC standard on all titles - ensuring integration with the current search system.

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Resourceful content.
Books24x7 Academic is divided into several individual collections and covers, among other things, these topics:

- Business Skills for IT Professionals
- Certification and Compliance
- Cloud Computing and Virtualization
- Computer Science
- Data and Databases
- Desktop and Office Applications
- Enterprise Resource Planning
- Hardware
- IBM and Oracle Technologies
- IT Project Management
- Networks and Protocols
- Operating Systems and Servers
- Security
- Software Design and Development
- Web Development and Graphic Design
- Business Analysis
- Business Skills
- Corporate Case Studies & Interviews
- Employee Training & Development
- Finance & Accounting
- Hospitality & Tourism
- Human Resources
- International Business
- Management & Leadership
- Marketing & Sales
- Project Management
- Quality & Manufacturing Management
- Social Media
- Sustainability
- Team Skills
- Technology in Business
- Aerospace
- Automotive
- Bioengineering
- Chemical Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Computer Tools
- Electrical & Electronic Engineering
- Engineering General
- Environmental Engineering
- Food & Colour Chemistry
- Industrial; Manufacturing & Operational Systems
- Marine Engineering
- Materials Science
- Mathematics
- Mechanical Engineering
- Nanotechnology
- Nuclear Engineering
- Optical Engineering
- Petroleum; Mining & Geological
- Physics
- Safety & Health
- Software Engineering
- Sustainability
- Systems Engineering
- Telecommunications
- Accounting
- Alliances; Partnerships and Joint Ventures
- Auditing
- Certification Prep
- Consolidation & Mergers
- Credit & Loans
- Economic Influences
- Ethics
- General References
- Government & Non-Profit
- Insurance
- International Issues
- Investing
- Operations Management
- Planning & Budgeting
- Real Estate
- Risk Management
- Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance
- Selling Financial Services
- Taxation & Valuation
- Technology
- Venture Capital
- Business Applications
- General Computing
- Google
- Graphics & Design
- Handheld Devices
- IBM Notes
- Internet & Web
- Mobile Devices and Computer Skills
- Operating Systems
- Microsoft Office XP, 97 and 2000
- Microsoft Office 2003
- Microsoft Office 2007
- Microsoft Office 2010
- Microsoft Office for Mac 2011
- Microsoft Office 2013
- Microsoft Office 2016
- Microsoft Office 365
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Books24x7 Academic comes from our long-standing partner Skillsoft, who has been honored with numerous awards and accolades.
Trial access.
We are happy to provide free of charge trial access for Libraries/academic institutions for a period of 30 days.

Required information to set up the trials:

  • EZproxy URL / IP range for the library.
  • Collections to include in the trial.
  • Target start date of trial.
  • Technical contact.
  • Library contact.

Please do not hesitate to send us an e-mail, if you want a trial access.
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Licensing Model.
Books24x7 Academic for Libraries / Academic Institutions are licensed based on Full Time Equivalent (FTE).

Books24x7 Academic is offered as a site license that provides simultaneous access for all students and staff. Once logged into your library system, Skillsoft titles are presented, along with other resources found, when performing a search, and can be accessed online.

These models are only available to libraries and academic institutions.
Full MARC support!!
All titles in our collections are supporting the MARC (Machine Readable Cataloging) standard, making it easy to create integration between your search system and Books24x7 Academic. The MARC standard ensures that all the bibliographic data from Books24x7 Academic becomes available in your search systems.

At the same time, Books24x7 Academic is available on most link resolver services. In many cases, integration with the library system can thus be done with a few mouse clicks.
IP authentication or EZproxy
The integration can be either via IP authentication or EZproxy. This ensures flexible access and makes it possible to access the databases easily and anonymously - even outside the library area.
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Books online

With Books24x7 you can do free text searches covering all the e-books in the library. You can fast and easy find precisely the books that provides the solution to the exact problem you are facing.

Complete library

Books24x7 is an online book website, providing you access to a world of knowledge and answers for all the related questions you are facing. Through Books24x7 you have access to thousands of e-books online.

Always updated knowledge

Books24x7 books online is constantly being expanded with new e-books. You will always have the latest knowledge when searching. Often, the various books are available in Books24x7 before you can find them on the shelves at your book supplier.

Anonymous access

Access to Books24x7 Academic is done anonymously. No personal information such as name and mail is stored. However, it is still possible to pull statistics etc, with information on retrieved titles being recorded.
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