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Award-winning training company joins forces with digital distribution powerhouse

Hoffman Estates, IL – June 15, 2009 - Class on Demand, a provider of professional educational products for creative markets, has announced that they will be partnering with Safari Books Online, the leading provider of an on-demand digital library for technology, creative and business professionals. This distribution partnership will provide both digital media professionals and consumers with better access to Class on Demand’s training titles.

“Now more than ever, it is critical for both media professionals and consumers to have quick and immediate access to information,” said Paul Holtz, Founder and CEO, Class on Demand. “Safari Books Online is constantly reinforcing their excellent reputation with frequent digital content updates. COD is focused on timely delivery of expertly produced and affordable video-based training content. We are pleased to announce this partnership and associate Class on Demand training products with this essential online leader.”

Founded in 2001, Safari Books Online distributes readily available expert content from leading authors of business and technology in one fully-searchable database. Both creative professionals and consumers that use Safari Books Online as their primary resource for learning can now easily access Class on Demand’s immense library of affordable self-paced training titles. Class on Demand’s training courses are lead by industry experts and cover a wide spectrum of creative digital media applications including video editing, visual effects creation and video production.

“In challenging economic times, the opportunity to provide cost-effective training programs for working professionals around the globe has emerged. These professionals need to continue their education despite the lack of money for a traditional course,” said Paige Mazzoni, Vice President of Marketing, Safari Books Online. “Safari Books Online is committed to providing the best online content for a myriad of training topics and we are very pleased that Class on Demand is expanding the number of titles available to our users.”

In addition to affordability and accessibility, Safari Books Online has recently improved its mobile-user interface, giving subscribers the ability to read content via their mobile devices. Through Safari Books Online, Class on Demand can be viewed from the iPhone and iPod Touch as well as many other portable devices, significantly improving overall reach while encouraging on-the-go education.

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About Safari Books Online

Safari Books Online is an on-demand digital library delivering 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 business-to-business product mixes and pricing programs for every sized organization, as well as business-to-consumer options for individual users. Thousands of books, prepublication manuscripts, short documents, articles and instructional videos are available at Safari Books Online in one fully-searchable database from publishers like Prentice Hall Professional, O'Reilly Media, Addison Wesley Professional, Microsoft Press, Sams, Que, Peachpit Press, John Wiley & Sons, Elsevier, IBM Press, Adobe Press, Cisco Press, Sun Microsystems Press, FT Press, Wharton School Publishing, Apress, Manning, New Riders, Apple Certified, Course Technology, Splash Media and dozens more. Please visit the Safari Books Online web site ( for additional information.

About Class on Demand

Class on Demand is a leading producer of education and training programs. Its products and services address the needs of both enthusiasts and professionals. Class on Demand training programs cover a wide range of topics including; audio and video production, compositing and effects creation, and IT management. Please visit the Class on Demand web site ( for additional information.

Class on Demand is a registered trademark of Class on Demand, Incorporated.

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