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eBooks - How to Find and Download

Instructions for finding and downloading e-books from various vendors.


Safari TechBooks Online is now O'Reilly for Higher Education.

O'Reilly features over 38,000 fully searchable, full-text books available online. The subjects covered include computer science, information technology, business, e-business, IT management, multimedia, security and many other technology related subjects.

In order to access O'Reilly for Higher Education, log in with your UNO net ID and password. You may be asked to authenticate your login via Duo.

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1. Search Use the search bar to create quick and advanced searches.
2. Playlists Save, organize, and share your your favorite audio books with the playlists tab.
3. Topics

Browse or customize your topics content in the topics page. Scroll through this page to see the newest titles in specific fields, titles recommended for you based on your previously read books, and popular topics. 

4. Tutorials and Learning Paths Learning Paths are video tutorials that allow users to learn a variety of new skills. The most popular learning paths now also include self-assessments so you can test what you've learned.


Safari does not provide the option to download eBooks. To view their eBooks, follow the directions to read online in the section above.

Safari TechBooks Online Tutorials