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O’Reilly Safari eBooks Instructions: For Students

West Valley-Mission Email Requirement

O’Reilly Safari Books is open to all West Valley and Mission College students, faculty and staff. A valid student or faculty/staff email address is required. Students will need to use their West Valley-MIssion student email address to access O’Reilly Safari eBooks, see For Students page. Faculty and Staff, use the For Instructors & Staff page.

Step 1: Create Your email@mywvm.wvm.edu Account

Follow the steps below to create your West Valley - Mission Student email address. These instructions are taken from the the WVM Portal Page (https://web.wvm.edu/)

  1. Follow instructions for accessing your student email here.
  2. Sign in to your Portal Account to access your WVM email account.

If you have trouble signing into the Portal, contact IS_help.desk@wvm.edu

Step 2: Create & Validate An O’Reilly Safari Account

To create an account, follow the directions below. O’Reilly Safari Books is open to all West Valley and Mission College students, faculty and staff.

  1. Go to O’Reilly Safari Books https://www.safaribooksonline.com/library/view/temporary-access/
  2. Choose "Not Listed? Click Here" when asked to Select Your Institution.
  3. Enter your West Valley-Mission emaill address (userID@mywvm.wvm.edu).
    NOTE: You'll have access immediately, but you'll need to validate your account
  4. Validate Account: O’Reilly Safari will send an email in about 20 minutes
  5. Select the link in the email to validate your email address and create a password
  6. Once you have a validated account, Sign In to O’Reilly Safari Books on or off-campus here.