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SkillSoft Launches Spanish Book Collection as Part of Books24x7 Product Line

Now available in English, French, German and Spanish

Mexico City, Mexico — 13 April 2009 — SkillSoft PLC (Nasdaq: SKIL), a leading SaaS provider of e-learning and performance support solutions for global enterprises, government, education and small to medium-sized businesses, today announced its launch of Books24x7 en Español -- a Spanish language book collection as part of Books24x7 product line.

The Books24x7 en Español collection has been launched with over 100 titles, and a further 60 titles are in development. This Spanish-language collection covers a variety of professional, business and technology topics including business acumen, project management, leadership, coaching, team building, sales, communication, financial basics, Microsoft Office and desktop applications. The books in this collection are translated versions of popular English language bestsellers, as well as books originally authored in Spanish. Publishers that contribute to this collection currently include Alfaomega Grupo Editor, ASTD, Center for Creative Leadership, McGraw-Hill Interamericana Editores, MCS Media and PMI

As with all of the Book24x7 collections, Books24x7 en Español will continue to grow with additional titles over time. The online collection, equipped with robust technology and intelligent navigation, is fully searchable.

Books24x7 en Español joins three Books24x7 German collections and ElémentsEssentielsFrançais™ - a focused French-language collection covers business and technology basics

Books24x7 en Español is a useful tool for knowledge workers. The innovative technology searches every word of every page to deliver highly relevant results. The results display the most relevant titles with direct links to the most pertinent sections so users quickly get to just the information they need, when they need it.

To learn more about the Spanish language Books24x7 offering, please visit http://www.skillsoft.com/Books24x7/Product_Information/Collections/Spanish.asp

About SkillSoft
Skillsoft PLC (Nasdaq: SKIL), with distributors throughout Latin America, is a leading SaaS provider of on-demand e-learning and performance support solutions for global enterprises, government, education and small to medium-sized businesses. SkillSoft enables business organizations to maximize business performance through a combination of comprehensive e-learning content, online information resources, flexible learning technologies and support services.

Content offerings include business, IT, desktop, compliance and consumer/SMB courseware collections, as well as complementary content assets such as Leadership Development Channel video products, KnowledgeCenter(TM) portals, virtual instructor-led training services and online mentoring services. SkillSoft’s Books24x7(R) product offering includes access to more than 20,000 digitized IT and business books, as well as book summaries and executive reports. Technology offerings include the SkillPort(R) learning management system, Search-and-Learn(R), SkillSoft(R) Dialogue(TM) and virtual classroom.

SkillSoft courseware content described herein is for information purposes only and is subject to change without notice. SkillSoft has no obligation or commitment to develop or deliver any future release, upgrade, feature, enhancement or function described in this press release except as specifically set forth in a written agreement.

SkillSoft, the SkillSoft logo, SkillPort, Search-and-Learn, SkillChoice, Books24x7, ITPro, BusinessPro, OfficeEssentials, GovEssentials, EngineeringPro, FinancePro, AnalystPerspectives, ExecSummaries, ExecBlueprints, Express Guide and Dialogue are trademarks or registered trademarks of SkillSoft PLC in the United States and certain other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners, countries.

SOURCE: SkillSoft PLC

Contacts: 

Donna Keenan
SkillSoft
603-821-3211
Donna_Keenan@SkillSoft.com