Safari Books Online Releases Safari 5.8

Jun 17, 2008

Safari Books Online, provider of on-demand digital libraries that supply technology, creative, design, and business resources, announced enhancements to its services with the release of Safari 5.8. The newest version of Safari includes COUNTER (Counting Online Usage of Networked Electronic Resources) compliance and the support of additional video formats. With Safari 5.8, librarians and line managers can compare aggregated and anonymous usage statistics, derive useful metrics such as cost-per-use, make informed purchasing decisions, and plan infrastructure. Safari has also enhanced its video content collection. Subscribers will now have access to online videos in Adobe Flash and Windows Media Player as well as QuickTime.