Safari Books Online
|Parent company||O'Reilly Media and Pearson Technology Group|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Headquarters location||Sebastopol, California|
|Publication types||digital books|
Safari Books Online LLC is a digital library founded in July 2001 and headquartered in Sebastopol, California with offices in Boston and San Francisco. It is a joint venture between O'Reilly Media and the Pearson Technology Group.
Safari's main product is a subscription-based, digital library that includes books, videos, short form content ("Short Cuts"), and evolving manuscripts ("Rough Cuts") from O'Reilly Media and other publishers including Addison-Wesley, Prentice Hall, Peachpit, John Wiley & Sons, Microsoft Press, Adobe Press, Cisco Press, Manning Publications, Packt, SAS Publishing, IBM Press, FT Press and Focal Press.
Safari has two subscription plans. The first, Safari Bookshelf, allows a limited number of books and pages a month. The number of books and pages vary depending on plan preferences. The second plan, Safari Library, gives user unlimited access to all books and other materials in the library.
Professional Societies like IEEE Computer Society provide access to a limited collection of basic, as part of membership benefit and offer discounted fees for full collection and additional features.
- Tim Warner (8 July 2008). "Introduction to Safari Books Online". InformIT. Retrieved 5 September 2011.
- "Wiley Joins Safari Books Online". Bookseller And Publisher Online. 6 November 2007. Retrieved 5 September 2011.
- "Safari Books Online Adds Manning Publications". EContent. Information Today. 22 July 2008. Retrieved 5 September 2011.
- "Packt Publishing adds books to Safari Books Online". Packt Publishing. 27 March 2008. Retrieved 4 September 2011.
- IEEE Computer Society Safari Access page
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