O’Reilly Learning

Through San Diego State University, all students have access to O’Reilly, a database full of free books, audio books, case studies, and other resources.

You can access this database directly with the following steps:

  1. Either click on this link to access O’Reilly directly, or navigate there yourself by:

    1. Heading to the SDSU Library website
    2. Hover over “Find” and click on “Journals & Databases”
    3. Select “S”
    4. Select “Safari eBooks Online”
  2. San Diego State University is not listed in the dropdown menu, so click “Not Listed? Click here”.
  3. Enter your SDSUid. This is your school email that ends in “@sdsu.edu”.
  4. Click on the Profile button on the top right hand corner of the screen, and select “Playlists” from the dropdown menu.
  5. Select the red “New +” button and name the playlist “Lab Reference Materials”.
  6. Search for The Pragmatic Programmer: your journey to mastery, 20th Anniversary Edition, and add it to your Lab Reference Materials playlist for easy access

Now you have access to 35K+ books, 30K+ hours of video, curated learning paths, case studies, interactive tutorials, audio books, and O’Reilly conference videos.

Site Last Updated: August 11, 2023