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Online library for your computer or mobile device makes training easy

Books 24x7® is an online library of more than 35,000 books and videos on topics ranging from project management to stress management, with everything in between. As a full- or part-time employee of Johns Hopkins, you may access these resources at any time, free of charge.

There are two ways to view the books and videos in Books 24x7.

Online: You have unlimited access to the resources in Books 24x7 as long as you view them online through either your computer or mobile device, while connected to the Internet.

Download Chapters: You may choose to download "Chapters to Go" for some books. These chapters can then be viewed or printed from your computer or mobile device when you are not connected to the Internet. Our license allows each user 15 chapter downloads every 90 days. The number of downloads that are currently available to you is displayed on the site.

Instructions for Downloading "Chapters to Go"

Click here to access Books 24x7. Once you are in the Books 24x7 site, search for a book of interest by browsing or by entering the title in the search field.

If "Chapters to Go" are available for the title you have selected, the Chapters to Go icon will appear to the right of the cover graphic. When you access a chapter of interest, the download icon will appear above the book title.

Click the download icon above the book title to go to the Download Center. The download center will show you how many chapters you have available, and you may select which type of download you would like. Click "Download" to download your chapter.

If you need help, contact the Learning Solutions team at

As always, the full SkillSoft course catalog is available to you free of charge. To look for courses, go to and search for topics of interest in the Course Catalog.

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