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Accessing Skillsoft at RIT: Start

Last Updated: Jan 4, 2021 11:17 AM

Start using Skillsoft and learn!

As an RIT student or employee, you are able to use Skillsoft.
Skillsoft was known as Books24x7, but the name has changed to reflect a platform upgrade and the addition of streaming video content and audiobooks.

Access is restricted to CURRENT RIT students, staff, and faculty.


How do I log in to Skillsoft?

Simply click on the link below and enter your RIT username and password when prompted.  Our subscription to Skillsoft makes use of RIT's Single Sign-On system. 

When you log into Skillsoft for the first time, the Skillsoft system will create a personal account for you based on the information obtained from the Single Sign-On system.

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PLEASE NOTE that Skillsoft's support team will conduct regular maintenance requiring some downtime.

On Sundays from 1:00pm to 3:00pm (U.S. Eastern Time), Skillsoft Books will be UNAVAILABLE while maintenance updates are installed by the vendor.

If Skillsoft Books is unavailable during some other timeframe, please notify the library reference desk.

Quick access to Skillsoft

If you're ready, start here!  For more details, please refer to the tabs on the left side of this guide for specific instructions on how to get the most out of RIT's Skillsoft subscription.

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Use of RIT resources is reserved for current RIT students, faculty and staff for academic and teaching purposes only.
Please contact your librarian with any questions.

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