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O'Reilly (formerly known as Safari): Review and Introduction

Learn about all the resources available from O'Reilly through the State Library.

About O'Reilly

O'Reilly, formerly known as Safari, is a digital library and learning platform from O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Topics range from leadership, business, management, and project management to programming languages, software development, and computer networking, plus many more! These topics are covered in a variety of formats, which include ebooks, live training, on-demand tutorials, videos, case studies, and audiobooks.

As of March 2019, "the platform includes more than 35K book titles plus 30K+ hours of video, proven learning paths, case studies, interactive tutorials, audio books, and videos from O’Reilly’s global conferences."


This guide will cover the following features:

  • Account Registration
  • Settings & Features
  • Playlists & Queues
  • Ebooks, Training, Case Studies, & More

From Safari to O'Reilly

Safari recently changed its name to O'Reilly.
Here's more information.

Frequently Asked Questions

Question: Do I need to do anything in response to the name change?
Answer: Most people won't need to make any changes. This name change follows the domain change announced earlier this year from to A redirect sends you from to, but if you've bookmarked the URL, you might want to update your bookmark to to experience faster access to the site.

Question: Does the name change affect my account?
Answer: No. Your username and password remain the same, and your account settings also remain the same.

Question: Will the content provided by O'Reilly change with the new name?
Answer: No. O'Reilly will continue to provide live online trainings, learning paths, case studies, ebooks, audiobooks, and videos. In fact, they're adding more content and updating features and functions of the platform. For example, learning paths (both in full and by sections) can now be added to playlists.

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