SkillSoft FAQ

Professional Education Resources


Q. How do I access Skillsoft courses, books and videos?

A. You must be a Computer Society member to access the Skillsoft resources.  Go to  Log in with your IEEE/CS account username and password.  Click the link to access Skillsoft courses.  The CS Skillsoft portal will open in a new window and you will be automatically logged in.  You can search or Browse the library for courses, books and videos of interest.  Not a member?  Learn more about Computer Society Membership.

Q. How do I begin using the KnowledgeCenters?

A. Once you are logged into Skillsoft, click the link at the top for Browse Library.  A number of featured KnowledgeCenters are listed in the drop down menu.  Alternatively, enter "KnowledgeCenter" (without the quotes) in the search bar.  In the results, filter by Type "Learning Portal".  All the available KnowledgeCenters will be listed.

Q. I am unable to access an online course or book.  What should I do?

A. Be sure you have followed the instructions above for logging in.  You must log into first and then click the link to access Skillsoft.  There is no direct login to Skillsoft at this time.  If you need further assistance, please contact

Q. What is Connect with the Experts?

A. Connect with the Experts provides the ability to chat online or email an expert who is certified in the subject matter.  This resource is available in select KnowledgeCenters such as IT Security and Project Management.

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