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Likelihood to Recommend

Renaissance myON® Reader

Renaissance myON Reader is great for student engagement in reading! This platform provides many choices for students to make about their reading. This program also allows students to work on their reading level without showing their peers the book they are reading. Renaissance myON Reader pairs very well with the Renaissance platform and Accelerated Reader!Renaissance myON Reader would be less appropriate where internet access/devices are very limited
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Skillsoft Books

Books 24x7 is well suited for a corporate environment where employees need to have access to a variety of books on many topics. It is not so friendly for someone who is traveling because they have to be online, logged into the company network in order to read the books they have put on their shelf. One time when it is most convenient to read is on an airplane, but this is not an option in the current setup of Books 24x7.
Richard (Ric) Hazel | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Renaissance myON® Reader

  • Students can choose books based on their reading level.
  • Students and teachers can read books together as if we were in reading circles.
  • Students can choose books by categories of interest.
Shonda Hill | TrustRadius Reviewer

Skillsoft Books

  • Books 24x7 is very good at keeping their content up to date, offering new selections on a regular basis.
  • The books are easy to search for by topic and can be sorted and stored for future reading in a custom library.
  • The selection of books is very versatile and multi-faceted.
Richard (Ric) Hazel | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Renaissance myON® Reader

  • When using myON from a mobile device, the layout/icons can take some time to understand.
  • The Lexile level isn’t under each book title.
  • The avatar incentive could be updated for student engagement.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Skillsoft Books

  • The biggest issue I have with Books 24x7 is that you have to be online to read the books. It would be nice if there was a download option where you could read the book in an e-reader app like Kindle or Nook.
  • The portal to log in to Books 24x7 is not easy to navigate. This may be an issue internally with our Information Systems.
  • Having an option to highlight sections of the book as you are reading it would be very helpful.
Richard (Ric) Hazel | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Renaissance myON® Reader

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Skillsoft Books

Skillsoft Books 9.0
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Books 24x7 is a useful tool for growth, knowledge sharing, and overall intellectual health within the company. Our company has been very forward thinking in offering this to every employee. As a result, people have been able to grow in areas they may not have previously explored because of the free access to resources they may not have bothered with before they had free access to them.
Richard (Ric) Hazel | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Renaissance myON® Reader

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Skillsoft Books

Skillsoft Books 8.0
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Overall, Books 24x7 is relatively easy to use, and has a lot of positives going for it. It has room for improvement, but in its current state or version it is still a useful tool to enhance, encourage, and promote learning across the entire corporation. It has filled a much needed gap in learning and personal development, and is a value add to any organization.
Richard (Ric) Hazel | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Renaissance myON® Reader

Renaissance myON® Reader 7.3
Based on 3 answers
I believe this product provides students with faster and easier access to books. This increases their time spent on task reading. myON reader is a product that is great for students and teachers.
If there are any issues and concerns while using myON, there are many help resources available to offer assistance.
myON Reader works so well with the rest of the Renaissance Platform. This consistency is great for everyone!
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Skillsoft Books

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Alternatives Considered

Renaissance myON® Reader

Easier to use and has a better availability to students reading habits.
Mario Sanchez | TrustRadius Reviewer

Skillsoft Books

We have used no other products similar to Books 24x7. I am certain that HR probably tested or reviewed several options before settling on this product, but I have no information related to why they decided on Books 24x7.
Richard (Ric) Hazel | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Renaissance myON® Reader

  • My students love getting on myON because they have so many choices between books and articles.
  • It has helped their A.R. testing scores.
Vanessa Brown | TrustRadius Reviewer

Skillsoft Books

  • The product has improved the furthering education aspect of all jobs within in the company by offering access to books both inside and outside the employees job description.
  • Workgroups have be able to read books at the same time while cooperating on a certain initiative, allowing for open conversations in relation to what they are reading.
  • Our company's leadership initiatives have been strengthened due to the free access to leadership related material offered within Books 24x7.
Richard (Ric) Hazel | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Renaissance myON® Reader

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Skillsoft Books

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

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