Now Online: Safari Books

Safari Books Online, a database of full-text books from 1996 to current new releases, is now available through Mason Libraries’ participation in VIVA, The Virtual Library of Virginia.  More than 3,600 books are available, with an average of 50-60 new books added each month.  Safari Books Online covers various technologies including certification, enterprise computing, Java, Linux/Unix, Web development, Windows, XML, and more.  Publisher imprints include:

  • Addison Wesley
  • Adobe
  • Cisco
  • IBM Redbooks
  • Microsoft
  • New Riders
  • O’Reilly
  • Peachpit
  • Prentice Hall PTR
  • QUE
  • Sam Publishing

Each title contains a complete table of contents with chapter links for easy page-to-page browsing. All charts, graphs, and other images are included just as originally published.   The VIVA licensing agreement restricts off-campus access to current Mason faculty, students and staff only.

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