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Who Uses Us?
Safari Books Online provides technology, creative and business professionals with the ability to learn both at critical times when they need instant information and on an ongoing basis. Safari Books Online subscribers have access to the most accurate information and interactive learning tools they need to manage, share and assimilate knowledge on topics ranging from technology to legacy systems, to business management to Web design and database administration.
Safari Books Online has the most expert level information available from all the leading technology publishers such as O'Reilly Media, Addison-Wesley, Prentice Hall, Apress, John Wiley & Sons, Wrox, Microsoft Press, Cisco Press, IBM Press on topics like Ruby[link to filter in product for each of these], C#, Java, Android and iPhone development, cloud computing, UNIX, Linux, SQL, Ajax, ActionScript, .NET, PHP, Perl and more. Technology professionals rely on Safari Books Online to learn a new technology or skills and to help them remain competitive in a challenging environment. Sometimes these professionals use the learning resources available to them instead of signing up for a class at the local college or technical institute - Safari Books Online allows these professionals to develop their own learning paths and objectives. They determine what they need to learn to accomplish a particular goal or complete a project, they use the learning resources available to them in the Safari Books Online library and they immediately apply their new skills and knowledge to their daily work lives and projects (which reinforces their learning) - sounds like a win-win for the employee and the organization.
Creative and Digital Media Professionals
If you are creative at heart – as a professional or as a hobbyist – then we have the learning resources that will feed your professional and personal growth. Find hundreds of books and training videos that appeal to the novice and seasoned professional as well as hobbyists. Creative and Digital Media professionals use Safari Books Online, much like the technology professional, to learn a new skill or technology/application. But, they also use Safari Books Online for inspiration that elevates their work to a level that they can be proud of. Some of the topics included in the Safari Books Online library include, but are not limited to, Web design, CSS, HTML, XHTML, Adobe Photoshop, CS5, 3d design and animation, InDesign, Illustrator, digital photography, visualizing data, Dreamweaver, graphic design, Flash and more. And, if you are looking for a library designed strictly for the creative, you may consider checking out Creative Edge.
Business & Management Professionals
Business and Management professionals rely on Safari Books Online for answers to questions about launching one's own business, improving leadership skills, project management, hiring and managing personnel, finance, conflict resolution and more. With a subscription to Safari Books Online, Business & Management professions access a myriad of more than 1,500 business books and training videos from respected authors and experts.
Learning & Development Professionals
Learning and development professionals who understand the value of investing in their employees and empowering them with the tools and learning resources necessary for them to remain on the cutting edge of their profession, provide their work teams with 24/7 access to Safari Books Online. As a learning resource, Safari Books Online can help reduce the cost of employee training and development, including expensive certification preparation classes.