SkillSoft’s Books24x7 Bolsters Information Access

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<p><strong>Norwood, Mass. &mdash; July 18</strong><br />Books24x7, a subsidiary of SkillSoft PLC and a developer of on-demand business, technical and engineering collections that contain thousands of digitized &quot;best-in-class&quot; books, book summaries, research reports and best practices, has announced the availability of Chapters to Go, a new portable content feature that enables Books24x7 subscribers to download chapters of leading professional reference books as PDFs for offline reading and printing.&nbsp; </p><p>Chapters to Go builds upon Books24x7 functionality designed to make trusted content available at the highest point of need, whether online or offline, in the office or on the road.<br /><br />Books24x7 offers an innovative approach to problem solving and learning by providing searchable, online access to the full, unabridged contents of thousands of digitized professional and reference books.&nbsp; </p><p>An optional feature, Chapters to Go provides Books24x7 corporate subscribers with the option to download chapters, including their personal bookmarks and notes, in PDF format for offline reading and printing.&nbsp; </p><p>The new feature enables busy professionals to take greater advantage of offline times by allowing them to access valuable information regardless of their location, whether during daily commute, business travel or downtime at home.<br /><br />&ldquo;With professionals constantly on the go, access to trusted content should not be limited by internet connectivity,&rdquo; said John Ambrose, SkillSoft senior vice president of strategy, corporate development and emerging business. &ldquo;Chapters to Go provides mobile workers with convenient access to premium Books24x7 content for viewing during offline times, enabling them to be productive throughout the day.&nbsp; </p><p>&quot;The feature was very well-received by corporate users during a recent preview program, with over three-quarters of the users rating it as &#39;very useful&rsquo;, as this functionality allows customers to take the content with them wherever they&rsquo;re headed.&rdquo;</p>

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