Skillsoft Books are only available for on-screen reading (no downloading). They are viewed as HTML in your browser window. Since Skillsoft Books is accessible to VDOT employees from off the VDOT network and since most devices are connected, that should not pose an obstacle. Follow these steps to start reading:
What a Book "Page" Looks Like:
1. Arrows to the right (and left) side of the page allow the reader to advance one page forward or backward.
2. A scrollable bar on the right side of the page allows the reader to move up or down on the page being displayed.
3. Icons at the top allow the reader to perform the following
Displays Table of Contents, linked to book chapters/sections.
Information (displays a description of the book's content).
Notes: Allows you to add notes to a chapter or section.
Bookmark: Adds a bookmark to a section of the book.
Search: Allows you to search "All content" or "My notes"
More Options: Reveals the Save, Font Size & Share (below).
Save: Allows you to "Save to My Learning Plan"
Font: Increases or decreases font size on screen.
Share: Generates a URL you can share with others at VDOT.