Safari Brings America’s K-12 Free Access to Books, Videos from O’Reilly Media

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This past February, Tim O’Reilly brought me into an email thread with the White House with a straightforward but urgent request — could Safari provide the delivery mechanism to make all of O’Reilly Media’s titles available to every K–12 student in America? Commitments to the President’s “ConnectED” program were lined up from a number of software,… Read more »

Safari Begins Next Chapter as an O’Reilly Media Company

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Safari was founded in 2001, as a joint venture between O’Reilly Media and Pearson, two publishers that care deeply about learning, innovation, knowledge, and personal growth. Today I’m thrilled to announce that O’Reilly Media, Inc., has acquired the Pearson stake in Safari, and Safari is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of O’Reilly Media, Inc. Safari will… Read more »

Welcome to the new Safari

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You’ve probably noticed we’ve made some changes around here, including a brand new design and sharp new logo. Safari began more than 13 years ago as “Safari Tech Books Online,” with the promise of replacing the collection of IT and programming reference books on your shelf with something online and searchable. (As the saying goes,… Read more »

Safari chosen as platform to deliver $100M O’Reilly Media pledge for White House ConnectED Initiative

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Safari has helped millions of working professionals use content from the world’s leading publishers to learn and develop the skills they need to succeed for more than a decade. We know firsthand that with easy access to the knowledge of experts, people can do remarkable things, and we love helping them. So, we’re thrilled to… Read more »

Welcoming the PubFactory Team to Safari Books Online

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For some time now, we’ve admired the work of PubFactory, a team within RDW Group’s iFactory division that builds powerful systems for delivering mixed content like books, videos, journals, and reference databases through the web for publishers like Oxford University Press, Sage Publications, DeGruyter, Cengage Learning, Harvard University Press and Bloomsbury. Today, I’m thrilled to welcome the 30+ members of… Read more »

Eight Great Tools Simple Enough for a CEO

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Much of the early part of my career in publishing was spent writing and maintaining scripts used for automating book production. Applying the tools that developers use to manage code to managing manuscripts was a big part of the strategy behind the XML publishing toolchain I helped build (alongside @abdelazer) at O’Reilly (work now being… Read more »