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Safari Books Online

Safari Books Online
Parent company O'Reilly Media
Status Active
Founded February 2001 (2001-02)
Country of origin United States
Headquarters location Sebastopol, California
Distribution worldwide
Publication types digital books
Official website .comsafaribooksonline

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 was founded as a joint venture between O'Reilly Media and the Pearson Technology Group. In 2014,[1] O'Reilly Media acquired Pearson's stake, making Safari Books Online a wholly owned subsidiary of O'Reilly Media.

Safari's main product is a subscription-based, digital library[2] 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,[3] Microsoft Press, Adobe Press, Cisco Press, Manning Publications,[4] Packt,[5] SAS Publishing, IBM Press, FT Press and Focal Press.

Safari has a variety of subscription plans for individuals and institutions.

Professional Societies like IEEE Computer Society provide access as part of their membership benefits and offer discounts for full subscriptions.[6]

See also


  1. ^ "O’Reilly purchases Pearson’s stake in Safari".  
  2. ^ Tim Warner (8 July 2008). "Introduction to Safari Books Online".  
  3. ^ "Wiley Joins Safari Books Online". Bookseller And Publisher Online. 6 November 2007. Retrieved 5 September 2011. 
  4. ^ "Safari Books Online Adds Manning Publications". EContent.  
  5. ^ "Packt Publishing adds books to Safari Books Online".  
  6. ^ IEEE Computer Society Safari Access page

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