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Ebooks: Finding and Using Ebooks at Trinity

Safari Books Online

Safari Books Online: Access Information

# of Users

Unlimited & Simultaneous

Loan period


Software needed

No - Suggest downloading the Safari App.

Read online


Read offline

Yes - Using the Safari App.

Download Possible

Yes - You can download an unlimited number of books and videos with Safari Queue. The only restriction is the amount of memory available on your device.

PDF Available



Yes (with limitations) - Individual Pages only


Yes - limited to one piece of content (chapter or entry) at a time

Copying/Pasting Tools

Yes - (with limitations) Highlight important sections of content and add your own notes to enhance your learning. You can take notes and share with others by sending the URL of your highlights page (copying it and pasting it from the address bar in your browser

Export citations

Yes - MLA, Chicago, APA, and Harvard formats; can export to RefWorks and EasyBib

Compatible w/portable devices

Yes - Download the Safari App.



Safari Books Online: Quick Tips

When you start your search in Safari, you can start with some of their quick search tabs on the right hand side:

  • Quick & Advanced Search
  • Playlists
  • Topics
  • Tutorials & Learning Paths

Safari offers a variety of content formats, including:

  • Books
  • Videos
  • Audio Books
  • Learning Paths
  • Case Studies
  • Tutorials
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