Apress Inc. Announces New Partnership with Safari Books Online
on: October 15, 2008, 3:28 am
Release Author: Paul Carlstroem / Apress
Release Summary: Apress announces the agreement to include Apress
and friends of ED titles in Safari Books Online, a premier on-demand
digital library, as part of its continued commitment to supporting
the needs of its technology professionals.
Release Body: Berkeley, CA—October 13, 2008—Apress
announces the agreement to include Apress and
friends of ED titles in Safari Books Online, a premier
on-demand digital library, as part of its continued commitment
to supporting the needs of its technology professionals.
availability of Apress and friends of ED books to Safari
Books Online subscribers is a key part of Apress’
ongoing commitment to providing high-quality information to its
readers in the ways they need and want. Safari Books Online
is a widely popular service that will provide flexible, on-demand
access to Apress books on a subscription basis. Apress is pleased
to be joining an elite group of business and technology publishers
whose titles are available to Safari customers.
to Paul Manning, President of Apress, “…Safari’s
client base is a perfect match with Apress’ content. We’ve
heard from many friends and customers recently that they wanted
Apress books available on the Safari Platform. In the end, that
feedback, that message, is what drove the partnership. We also
believe that this is great exposure for our authors, and that
is a core value at Apress.”
Apress and friends of ED titles
have been available for download at Safari Books Online since
October 2008, and Apress is looking forward to feedback on other
titles to offer going forward. Currently available titles include:
Founders at Work by Jessica Livingston
CSS Mastery by Andy Budd
Microsoft SharePoint: Building Office 2007 Solutions in C# 2005
by Scot P Hillier
Pro Spring 2.5 by Jan Machacek et al.
The Definitive Guide to Django by Adrian Holovaty and Jacob Kaplan-Moss
Pro C# 2008 and the .NET 3.5 Platform by Andrew Troelsen
Practical Common LISP by Peter Seibel
Brokering, Director of Content Management and Acquisitions for
Safari Books Online, explains why Apress
is a great fit for Safari: “We are
very pleased that we can now offer Apress’ prestigious line
of technical books to our subscribers. We’ve had so many
requests for their titles over the years—and for good reason.
Apress has an outstanding editorial team with a well-earned reputation
for publishing high-quality books on important topics on which
reliable information is hard to come by.”
entire list of published books has been available in PDF eBook
format since 2005 via the Apress eBookshop, http://eBookshop.apress.com,
and will continue to be sold direct from the publisher.
Apress: Apress is a technical publisher devoted to meeting
the needs of IT professionals, software developers, and programmers,
with more than 700 books in print and a continually expanding
portfolio of publications. Apress provides high-quality, no-fluff
content in print and electronic formats that help serious technology
professionals build a comprehensive pathway to career success.
Apress and friends of ED are part of Springer Science + Business
Media. Read more at http://www.apress.com/info.
Safari Books Online: Safari Books Online (www.safaribooksonline.com),
founded in 2001 as a joint venture of pre-eminent technology publishers
O'Reilly Media Inc. and Pearson Education, is the leading on-demand
digital library, providing access to thousands of books, manuscripts,
short topics, articles and instructional videos from the world's
thought-leaders in business and technology innovation. Safari
Books Online empowers technology professionals, software developers,
web designers, and business and creative professionals to quickly
and easily search for reliable, definitive answers to mission-critical
questions. Learn more at http://www.safaribooksonline.com/company/company.php.
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