Press Release

Safari Books Online Takes Home 27th Annual CODiE Award
for Best Consumer Information Resource

SEBASTOPOL, Calif. – January 30, 2012 – Safari® Books Online (, the leading on-demand digital library for technology, digital media and business professionals, today announced that it was named a winner in the Software & Information Industry Association's 27th Annual CODiE Awards, held January 24th in New York City. Safari Books Online won the category of Best Consumer Information Resource.

"The CODiE Award recognition as the Best Consumer Information Resource is wonderful validation of what we offer to our subscribers and business partners each and every day," said Paige Mazzoni, VP of Marketing, Safari Books Online. "Our more than 20,000 books and video learning resources are focused on giving our subscribers the best and most up-to-date information so they can come to one place to find the digital resources they need. We love this award because it was voted on by SIIA members and their trust in us means so very much."

The 89 nominated products and services were first reviewed by third-party judges, whose evaluations determined the 52 finalists. SIIA members then reviewed these finalists and voted to select the winners.

The CODiE Awards, originally called the Excellence in Software Awards, were established in 1986 by the Software Publishers Association (SPA), now SIIA, so pioneers of the then-nascent software industry could evaluate and honor each other’s work. Since being established in 1986, the CODiE Awards program has recognized more than 1,000 companies for achieving greatness in the software and information industries.

The entire list of winners of the 27th Annual CODiE Awards can be found here:

About Safari Books Online
Safari Books Online ( is an on-demand digital library that delivers expert content in both book and video form from the world’s leading authors in technology and business. Technology professionals, software developers, web designers, and business and creative professionals use Safari Books Online as their primary resource for research, problem solving, learning and certification training.

Safari Books Online offers a range of product mixes and pricing programs for organizations, government agencies and individuals. Subscribers have access to thousands of books, training videos and prepublication manuscripts in one fully searchable database from publishers like Cisco Press, Prentice Hall Professional, O'Reilly Media, Addison-Wesley Professional, Microsoft Press, Sams, Que, Peachpit Press, John Wiley & Sons, Elsevier, IBM Press, Adobe Press, FT Press, Apress, Manning, New Riders, Apple Certified, Course Technology, Splash Media and dozens more. For more information about Safari Books Online, please visit us online.

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