Monthly Archives: December 2011

Happy Holidays from Safari Books Online

Like many of our customers, the team here at Safari Books Online is working to wrap up a long list of things to do as we close out another year. And like you, we’re also using this as an opportunity … Continue reading

Review: The Play (HTML5) by Deirdra Kiai

This is the second in a series of reviews of interactive digital fiction. Other reviews: Meanwhile. The Play is an interactive short story by Deirdra Kiai developed using the Undum web fiction game engine. It was entered into the 17th … Continue reading

Safari Books Online Subscription Gift Cards Available at Fry’s

We’re very excited to announce that you can now buy Safari Books Online subscription gift cards at any Fry’s location! Safari Books Online gift cards are available in 1-month and 3-month increments and are the perfect gift for the techie … Continue reading

jiscPUB report: Digital publishing landscape, exemplars and recommendations

I was quite pleased to be asked to write a technical report for JISC. The paper provides background on the state of ebook publishing today, and concludes with a set of recommended projects that aim to improve digital scholarly publishing … Continue reading

Top 20 Business and Professional Development Books on Safari Books Online for November 2011

The following represents the most utilized business and professional development books by Safari Books Online subscribers during the month of November, 2011. Title: Lifehacker: The Guide to Working Smarter, Faster, and Better, Third Edition By: Adam Pash; Gina Trapani Publisher: … Continue reading

Give the gift of knowledge: Safari Books Online gift subscriptions available

Safari Books Online Gift Subscriptions available in 1, 3, 6 and 12 month increments. With a gift subscription to Safari Books Online, your favorite technology, creative or business professional will have unlimited access to over 18,000 books and videos with … Continue reading

Engineering as a Path to a Career in Technology

Are you interested in a career working in technology, but you’re not sure where to start? Engineering is a challenging and engaging field with many applications to the technology industry. Electrical Engineer Electrical engineers apply the knowledge of science, technology, … Continue reading

Reviews: Technical books and videos on Safari Books Online by Michal Owsiak, part 3

Michal Owsiak, computer scientist and a hobbyist philosopher, has recently written reviews on the following books and videos in Safari Books Online. Did you know that all Safari Books Online subscribers can write reviews in the Safari Books Online library? … Continue reading

Safari Books Online Named CODiE Finalist

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Safari Books Online Named CODiE Finalist in Best Online Science or Technology Service and Best Consumer Information Resource Categories SEBASTOPOL, Calif. – Dec. 6, 2011 – Safari(R) Books Online (, the leading on-demand digital library for technology, digital … Continue reading

Top Ten ASP.NET Books for November

Here’s our list of the top ten most popular ASP.NET titles for Safari Books Online subscribers during the month of November, 2011. Title: Pro ASP.NET MVC 3 Framework, Third Edition By: Adam Freeman; Steven Sanderson Publisher: Apress Title: Professional ASP.NET … Continue reading