Safari Books Online Awarded GSA Contract
<strong>Sebastopol, Calif. — Oct. 3</strong><br />Safari Books Online, an on-demand electronic reference and learning platform and a joint venture of O'Reilly Media Inc. and Pearson Technology Group, has been awarded a General Services Administration (GSA) Federal Supply Schedule contract. <br /><br />The five-year GSA Schedule contract was awarded Sept. 20, less than three months from the date Safari's proposal was submitted. This fast-track GSA Schedule award makes Safari's resources easily available in unprecedented scope to federal government agencies and qualifying organizations.<br /><br />”Our GSA Schedule award will help us to meet the soaring demand for authoritative technology and business content, accessible anywhere and anytime,” said Debra Woods, vice president of marketing. “Safari's on-demand reference and learning platform is perfectly aligned with the needs of today's federal workers across the country and around the world who require quick answers for mission-critical research and technical problem solving, as well as in-depth training for career growth and certifications.”<br /><br />Safari's new GSA Schedule provides a streamlined procurement process for government clients to subscribe to Safari's e-reference libraries. <br /><br />The libraries are rich in exclusive content and offer a comprehensive range of digital book and video content from publishers such as O'Reilly Media, Wharton School Publishing, lynda.com, Adobe Press, Addison Wesley, Microsoft Press, IBM Press, Peachpit Press, Cisco Press and SAS Publishing.