PubFactory is a mixed-content online publishing platform from Safari Books Online.


Brill selects PubFactory to develop its next generation platform hosting their journals, books, reference works, and corporate site.

Brill’s selection of PubFactory to host their new online publishing platform will include a redesign and integrate the breadth of their journals, books, and selected reference works content to create a unified user experience across their digital publishing program.

Founded in 1683, Brill is the oldest publishing house in the Netherlands and publishes specialized content in the Humanities, International Law, and selected Science disciplines. Olivier de Vlam, EVP Finance & Operations at Brill said, “We have chosen the PubFactory platform for its proven track record of supporting the different content types that Brill publishes and for its strong customer service reputation.”

Jose Fossi, VP of Client Services at Safari said, “PubFactory has been architected to allow integration across subjects and breakdown traditional content silos. We are thrilled to partner with such a forward looking and prestigious publisher, in bringing under a single unified platform, over 250 journals, thousands of books, and rich reference works collections.”

About Safari

Safari is the leading global platform for technology and business learning with more than 40,000 books, video courses, and articles from top industry experts and publishers on Since 2001, Safari has been connecting the work of the brightest minds with individuals at the world’s most innovative organizations. Safari is also the provider of the scholarly publishing platform, PubFactory.  PubFactory’s technology platform and publishing services have been adopted by innovative publishers like OUP, DeGruyter, and SAGE. Headquartered in Sebastopol, California with offices in Boston and Arizona, Safari is a wholly-owned subsidiary of O’Reilly Media.

About Brill

Founded in 1683 in Leiden, the Netherlands, Brill is a leading international academic publisher in 20 main subject areas, including Middle East and Islamic Studies, Asian Studies, Classical Studies, History, Biblical and Religious Studies, Language & Linguistics, Biology, and International Law. With offices in Leiden, Boston and Singapore, Brill today publishes 265 journals and close to 1000 new books and reference works each year, available in both print and electronic form. Brill also markets a large number of primary source research collections and databases. The company’s key customers are academic and research institutions, libraries, and scholars. Brill is a publicly traded company and is listed on Euronext Amsterdam NV. For further information please visit

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