Tuesday, August 23, 2016

HEB’s Latest Participating Publisher

ACLS Humanities E-Book (HEB) has been joined by an additional publishing partner who will be participating in its upcoming fall title release, Temple University Press. Temple is contributing eight titles to be added to our platform, which include books in dance and performance history, film and media studies, and religion.

Temple University Press was founded in 1969, and focuses on works in the humanities and social sciences, as well as regional titles about Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. It was an early publisher of books in urban studies, women’s studies, cultural studies, and ethnic studies, and continues to be a forerunner in emerging fields such as disability studies and animal rights.

Friday, August 12, 2016

HEB Social Media Efforts

If your institution is an ACLS Humanities E-Book (HEB) subscriber or if you are interested in and passionate about the humanities, HEB has your back!  Follow the latest HEB news on any one of our social media pages or sign up for HEB's newsletter, Oh the Humanities.



HEB has been revamping efforts on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Pinterest to connect better to our users and the pulse of the scholarly community.  HEB's Facebook and LinkedIn pages are great for discussions about topical news in the humanities, libraries, and academic scholarship. HEB’s Twitter handle @ACLS_HEB keeps subscribers and users updated with everything going on at HEB...whether it is our upcoming fall release or catching Pok√©mon around the office. And librarians love our Pinterest boards to see titles in some of the most trending subject lists in the HEB collection, as well as what is going on at ACLS.

For reading delivered straight to your inbox, sign up for our monthly newsletter by writing to subscriptions@hebook.org, and don't forget to subscribe to this blog to read in depth about the latest developments specific to HEB.  So what are you waiting for? Join the humanities conversation and follow HEB online! 

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

New Titles Forthcoming in 2016

ACLS Humanities E-Book's (HEB) upcoming fall 2016 title release will be comprised of 321 books covering a wide range of subject areas, and will include contributions from publishing partners old and new. 

Here are some highlights:
  • 54 titles from Harvard University Press
  • 51 titles from new collaborating publisher Berghahn Books
  • 40 titles from Princeton University Press
  • 26 titles from Cambridge University Press
  • 29 titles authored by former ACLS Fellows
  • Expansion of coverage in areas of scholarship including Women's Studies, Gender Studies, Latin American Studies, Environmental History, Architectural History and Animal Studies
  • New additions to the ACLS Centennial and Fordham Perspectives in Continental Philosophy special series
  • 129 titles awarded by scholarly societies for outstanding scholarship in their fields
For additional information on these forthcoming books, please contact us at info@hebook.org.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

HEB at ALA Annual 2016

ACLS Humanities E-Book (HEB) will be an exhibitor at the American Library Association Annual Conference in Orlando, June 24-27. Visit the conference website to register for this year's meeting.

Find us at Booth 1212 for Friday night's opening reception, or any time during the conference. We'd be happy to share information about our upcoming fall title release of over 300 books, or answer any other questions you might have about the HEB collection. If your library is thinking about subscribing, we'd love to set up a free trial for you. If you already have the HEB collection, we welcome any feedback; it's always great to hear from our subscribers. Plus, stop by and enter our raffle for a chance to win a Chromebook!

If you prefer, you can also schedule an appointment by dropping us a line at subscriptions@hebook.org.

Monday, June 6, 2016

HEB at ATLA Annual Conference

ACLS Humanities E-Book (HEB) will be an exhibitor at the ATLA Annual Conference in Long Beach, June 15-18, 2016. Come find us at Booth 31.

The American Council of Learned Societies and the American Theological Library Association have had a long and cordial relationship dating back to the 1940s with the inception of ATLA. ATLA and HEB have now partnered together to bring forth a highly regarded collection of e-books designed to support religious scholarship. The ATLA Special Series will be a fully searchable subset of the larger ACLS HEB collection, and will not only represent an essential resource to ATLA members but offer them the opportunity to play a role in future content curation.

Please join Lee Walton from HEB and Evan Boyd from The Chicago Theological Seminary on Thursday, June 16, at 4:00 pm as they discuss this new initiative and how HEB is working to become your e-book resource.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Additional Participating Publishers for 2016


ACLS Humanities E-Book (HEB) is very pleased to announce partnerships with four additional publishers for its fall 2016 title release.


These include Berghahn Books, an independent publisher of peer-reviewed scholarly books and journals in the humanities and social sciences; Fortress Press, a division of the Christian publishing house Augsburg Fortress that focuses primarily on Biblical Studies, Theology, and Christian History; Northwestern University Press, specializing in Continental Philosophy, Slavic Studies, Literary Criticism, and European and world classics; and Orbis Books, the publishing arm of the Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers, with a focus on Theology and Catholic life across cultures and traditions.

HEB's diverse list of publishing partners now totals 124 participating presses. Read more about our contributing publishers here, and look for additional details regarding our upcoming title release in the coming months.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

HEB at ACRL New England Annual Conference


ACLS Humanities E-Book (HEB) will be exhibiting at the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) New England Chapter Conference on May 13, 2016, at the Radisson Hotel Manchester Downtown (Manchester, NH). Come find Lee Walton, HEB’s National Library Account Manager, at our booth in the ballroom. Whether you're a current subscriber or interested in finding out more about HEB, we're very happy to answer your questions.

The theme of the conference is "Holistic Librarianship: Broad Thinking for Diverse and Creative Solutions". You can find more information about the event here.