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SkillPort from Skillsoft for Oregon Library Staff
The State Library is excited to announce that all staff of academic, public, school and tribal libraries now have free access to online courses on a wide range of topics from Skillsoft through a group contract managed by WebJunction.
Skillsoft is a learning management system with access to online self-paced courses and instructional videos. There are hundreds of available topics that range from using Microsoft Office and Windows to leadership essentials to creating budgets.
Register for a Free Account
  1. Click on the Register link near the bottom of the page.
  2. Complete all fields of the registration form, making sure to select Oregon State Library as your sponsor.
  3. Affirm and submit the registration form.
  4. You will receive an email acknowledging your request.
  5. Within two business days, your account will be reviewed and when it is an approved, you will receive an email notification.
  6. Once approved, you can log in and start learning!
Using Skillsoft
  1. After logging in, you will be on the home page. To find learning opportunities, click on The Library link at the top of the screen to browse the content.
  2. You can also use the Search function at the top of the page to search through all the content in both systems.
  3. A course can be launched directly from Search or the Catalog listings, or you can add it to your Learning Plan to come back to later. The Learning Plan allows you to create a personal learning plan of the courses you wish to take.
  4. Once you begin using the courses, you can track your use and progress in the Learning Transcript section. Here you will see courses you have launched and are still working on, as well as courses you have completed. You can also print certificates of completion.
Skillsoft Updates
Updates to content and courses happen periodically. You can view the latest updates here.
If you have any questions or need further assistance, please contact Darci Hanning via darci.hanning@state.or.us or 503-378-2527.
Happy Learning!

Please note: this resource is for library staff ONLY. Please do not attempt to register patrons or advertise on your own website.