Safari at O'Reilly books?

Subject: Safari at O'Reilly books?
From: Nancy Allison <maker -at- verizon -dot- net>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2007 14:44:53 -0500 (CDT)

Is anyone using Safari Library or Safari Bookshelf? Are you happy with it?

If you don't know what I'm talking about, it's online access to many recent technical books. (Link:

Although O'Reilly is in the communication business, I cannot get a clear idea from their writeup of what the cheaper option, Bookshelf, gives me. I assume it means that I can have complete access to ten books at a time.

Any experiences with this, I'd like to hear about them. I *think* it sounds great -- at $20 per month, far, far cheaper than my usual outlay for technical books.



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