On January 1, 2020, VIVA / Mason Libraries started a new contract for O’Reilly for Higher Education, which replaces Safari Tech Books Online.
The O’Reilly for Higher Education digital platform includes more than 38,000 book titles and more than 30,000 hours of video. Topics range from programming to IT networking to project management to graphic design to business strategy. The content includes code snippets, certification preparation materials, practice exercises, training videos, and much more. Users can search thousands of books simultaneously online. There are also proven learning paths, case studies, interactive tutorials and audio books.
O’Reilly for Higher Education requires a login using your gmu.edu email address. Find thousands of books + videos related to IT, programming, and business. You can also browse by topic, and, save content to your playlist to access it later. Get started with this guide to using the platform.
O’Reilly Mobile App https://www.oreilly.com/online-learning/apps.html
The O’Reilly app allows you to take your online learning with you on the go. Download as many books and videos as you would like. Start reading on one device, and pick up where you left off on another, with effortless syncing of highlights and position. Discover new content to add to your playlists. Learn during your commute, even when you can’t get a signal, with offline access. The O’Reilly app offers the full breadth of videos and books available with your O’Reilly subscription. Note: O’Reilly interactive training such as Oriole online tutorials and some Learning Paths are supported only through a web browser.
Can I use O’Reilly on my Kindle?
Amazon prevents the installation of third-party applications on its E-reader devices. Due to the nature of our business, we can only distribute content through our own apps—for more or less the same reason that Spotify songs can’t be played in iTunes, for
Can I sideload the Queue app onto my Android
device or Amazon Tablet?
If your Android device cannot connect to the Google Play store, but otherwise meets the requirements for installation, you can download an APK for sideloading onto your device from this link. Please note that sideloaded apps do not automatically receive updates, so you’ll need to keep track of that yourself.
Links and other info:
- Case Studies – available for a variety of topics and companies, such as Intuit, Home Depot, and Disney. In Video format.
- Learning Paths – video training, with self-assessments.
- O’Reilly Safari Support – includes information for managing your account and for using the mobile app.
- Oriole Online Tutorials – a unique new medium that blends code, data, text, and video into a narrated learning experience with executable content.
- Popular Videos – popular videos, multiple ways to sort.
- Recently added content – includes videos, eBooks, learning paths and more?