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Safari Books Online - Business and Tech Books: Results

A guide to all aspects of Safari Books Online including content, searching, and viewing results.

Results Page when browsing

This is how the Results Page will look when you are browsing categories, publishers, books or short cuts.

1. If your institution has enabled the Explore Portal you will see a button on top of the results page.

2. Sort by Insert date, Popularity (the most popular books among all Safari customers) , Alphabetical or Publication date

3. In the record, there are both Publication date and Insert date (the date when it was made available in the Safari database). Sometimes you can click on the author name, which will take you to the publishers website for information about the author.
The title link and the Table of Contents link will take you to the Catalog page with more information about the book before reading the fulltext. The Start reading link will take you directly to the Content Reader where you can read the whole book.

4. Click Previous or Next to browse the results page. You will get maximum 20 records per page.

Results page when searching

If you are searching the database using Quick Search or Advanced Search, the results page will contain more features than when browsing.

1. You can filter by Category, Publication Year, Author, Publishers and Languages.

2. If your institution has enabled the Explore Portal you will see a button on top of the results page.

3. You are able to narrow your search down by adding more search terms using the Search within results feature. Select All Results or Book Titles in the drop down menu.

4. You are able to include previous editions. However, in most cases this will only work if your institution is subscribing to the complete Safari Books Online collection.

5. Sort by Insert date (he date the book was made available in the Safari database), Popularity (the most popular books among all Safari customers), Alphabetical or Publication date.

6. Click Previous or Next to browse the results page. You will get maximum 20 records per page, this cannot be changed.

7. In the record, there are both Publication date and Insert date. Sometimes you can click on the author name, which will take you to the publishers website with information about the author. The title link and the Table of Contents link will take you to the Catalog page with more information about the book before reading the fulltext. The Start reading link will take you directly to the Content Reader where you can read the whole book.

8. Click on More results for this book to see all parts of the book, Sections and Chapters, where your search terms appear.

Results Page when browsing

Results page when searching