The Age of Wushu site has a new blog post about how players can gain character skills by stealing books from training schools during scripted events. The process sounds simple but is, in fact, a difficult task.
Along the way are some player obstacles you will encounter though. Schools are made aware when they are the target of the day for stealing. This creates a difficult arrangement when fighting through players protecting their teachings from outside fighters. In addition to live players, NPCs will also step into the fray and honor their sect.
Read more on the Age of Wushu site.