Last Updated: Dec 22, 2017     Views: 255

Getting Started

  1. From sfpl.org, go to the eLibrary tab.
  2. Click on eBooks and then select Computing and IT Books (Safari Books Online).
  3. Sign in with your library card and PIN (if outside the library).

Safari Books Online accommodates 40 simultaneous users. If you are denied access, try signing in during a less busy time of day. 

A stable Internet connection is required to stream content from the site.

Is there a mobile app?

No. Due to licensing restrictions, no mobile app is available for library users.

Searching for Titles

To find titles, use the search box or browse by category on the left side of the page. Click on a title to access it. Due to licensing restrictions, content can only be streamed online in a web browser, not downloaded.

How do I find Safari Books in the library’s catalog?

Type the following phrase in the search box to limit results to Safari titles: EBOOK SAFARI.

Help

  1. For online tutorials, visit the Safari Books Online help pages at: http://help.safaribooksonline.com/home.
  2. If you have a technical problem, submit an “Ask for eBook assistance" form on the library’s eBooks page.