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O’Reilly Safari eBooks Instructions: For Students

San Jose City College Email Requirement

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

NEW: Also see step-by-step instructions for creating your account on this downloadable O'Reilly Guide

Step 1: Create Your Account

Follow the steps below to create your San Jose City College email address. These instructions are taken from the Office 365 - Student Instruction Page (

  1. Navigate to
  2. Enter your user name (your MyWeb login) in the following format: 
    Example:  If your MyWeb ID is jaad9999 then your username will be

  3. Enter your password.  The new authentication system includes a password registration and reset site to enable you to change your password online.  Instructions for registration and changing your Office 365 password are online at

If you have trouble signing or creating an account, send an email to or call (408) 270-6411.​

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 San Jose City College College students, faculty and staff.

  1. Go to O’Reilly Safari Books 
  2. Enter your San Jose City College emaill address (
    NOTE: You'll have access immediately, but you'll need to validate your account
  3. Validate Account: O’Reilly Safari will send an email in about 20 minutes
  4. Select the link in the email to validate your email address and create a password
  5. Once you have a validated account, Sign In to O’Reilly Safari Books on or off-campus directly through