O'Reilly: expanded far beyond business and technology

The collection of nonfiction ebooks formerly known as Safari Books Online has been upgraded to a product named O’Reilly for Public Libraries Basic, and it is huge, enormous, immense, vast.

The collection now includes more than 50,000 titles (including O’Reilly ebooks in early release), 30,000+ hours of video, case studies from top companies, learning paths, expert playlists, and more—with nearly 1,000 topics to explore beyond just technology and business. These ebooks are from top publishers, fully searchable, and always available. They are not downloadable, but the in-browser reading panel is easy to use.

We love that you can search a problem with keywords and find a solution right in the middle of a chapter and get straight to it (microlearning).

We also love that you can find so many topics. If you found a few hundred ebooks on Safari Books Online last year, look again. Now there's cookbooks, diet and fitness, travel, history, fashion design, and much more, from "idiot's guides" and "dummies" books to academic treatments of all sorts of subjects.

The Friends of the Knox County Public Library, through the Shelton Bequest, have been long-time sponsors of our subscription to this resource. Wouldn't you like to show your love and appreciation to the Friends?