New Online Learning Resource for Creative Pros & Enthusiasts
Safari Books Online has unveiled an exciting new Web portal specifically tailored to the unique needs of creative professionals and enthusiasts. The site, Creative Edge, provides designers, illustrators, digital photographers and other creative professionals with unlimited, fully-searchable online access to instructional videos, reference books and training courses.
Creative Edge is an on‐demand collection of thousands of digital videos and books, including exclusive access to the creative works of Peachpit Press, New Riders, O’Reilly Media, Sams, Que, Rocky Nook, John Wiley & Sons, Course Technology PTR, Microsoft Press, Focal Press, Total Training, VTC, Class on Demand, Talented Pixie and Adobe Press.
Creative Edge offers unlimited online access to these resources—plus all supplemental materials, example files and other extras—for one fixed monthly price of $24.99. Subscribers can quickly find the information they need by searching across the full collection through a powerful but simple search function.
The clean user interface at Creative Edge was designed specifically for creative professionals and enthusiasts to use as their primary resource for research, problem solving, learning and certification training—and inspiration.
“The Creative Edge collection of learning tools is more comprehensive than anything else available today, thanks to our exclusive publisher relationships,” said John Chodacki, product director for Creative Edge. “To help people quickly find the information they need, we provide sophisticated search tools and technology designed to pinpoint even the most specific detail. You can search by subject, software brand, or software type for the latest book, or browse for instructional videos for a quick refresher. Then, you can personalize all the content you find through notes, tags, bookmarks, highlighting. We also provide our subscribers with on-demand, on-the-go training. You can study, work and create from wherever you are with Creative Edge.”
In addition to offering a diverse collection of videos and books, Creative Edge also offers powerful personalization tools like tagging, highlighting, bookmarking, and the ability to search by tags and pull up information from multiple sources. Users can even create and print their own summary documents and can access content directly from any browser-equipped cell phone or mobile device.