Tuesday, December 15, 2009
Monday, November 2, 2009
Please visit www.humanitiesebook.org/handheld.html to download one or more free HEB titles to your e-book reader and to access the survey.
To thank you for your time and considered responses, we'll be doing a raffle drawing for three $50 gift certificates to a retailer of your choice: Amazon, Sony, or Apple. Be sure to fill out the contact information on the last screen of the survey to enter the raffle. Individual responses are strictly confidential. The overall results and analysis will be made available in a subsequent white paper. Thank you for your participation. ACLS Humanities E-Book
Friday, October 23, 2009
Friday, September 18, 2009
Wednesday, September 9, 2009
Wednesday, September 2, 2009
Wednesday, August 26, 2009
Monday, June 8, 2009
HEB Co-Director Ron Musto reflects on the Google Books project and its impact on historical scholarship in "Google Books Mutilates the Printed Past," in the June 12, 2009 issue of The Chronicle Review.
Please visit http://chronicle.com/weekly/v55/i39/39b00401.htm for full article.
Friday, May 1, 2009
From the American Historical Association's AHA Today, "What We're Reading: April 30, 2009 Edition":
As this month rounds up, we round up too, with links to recent rankings and winners, current events, and articles on a variety of topics.
Our colleagues at ACLS Humanities E-Book reflect on ten years (extending back to when they were History E-Book) and speculate that "[t]he print monograph and journal...are succumbing to the pressure of the economic crisis."
Please visit http://blog.historians.org/what-we-are-reading/781/what-were-reading-april-30-2009-edition for full article.
Friday, April 24, 2009
The new issue of the HEB News (Vol. 3, No. 2) is now available for download as a PDF and will also be emailed to subscribers. This issue brings some reflections on HEB's tenth year and addresses the current situation in humanities publishing. It also lists HEB's Top Ten Books and our new XML titles.
Wednesday, April 15, 2009
ACLS Humanites E-Book will be exhibiting at the Southeastern Library Network (SOLINET) Annual Membership Meeting from May 14-15, 2009 in Atlanta, GA. Please see http://www.lyrasis.org/Classes-and-Events/SOLINET-Annual-Membership-Meeting.aspx for more information.
Wednesday, April 1, 2009
HEB's new White Paper is now available. It details our findings in the XML Backlist Experiment, as well as what we've learned about comparative workflow, schedule, and costs. Please see the XML Backlist Experiment page for a summary of the survey results. The White Paper is available as a free PDF download on our site or as an attractively bound paperback for a $10 purchase on Amazon.
Thursday, March 26, 2009
(Post by Ron Musto and Eileen Gardiner, ACLS Humanities E-Book, The Chronicle Review, March 26, 2009.)
Sunday, February 1, 2009
“There’s a great deal of valuable information in this recently-released white paper by The American Council of Learned Societies…. Although the study was based on scholarly books, their findings would apply to many other digitization projects.”
Wednesday, January 21, 2009
(AHA Today, American Historical Association, January 21, 2009)
Thursday, January 1, 2009
In its efforts to strengthen outreach to the library and scholarly communities, ACLSHumanities E-Book continues to travel widely, attending conferences, participating in panel discussions, and giving lectures and demonstrations. To access an extensive list of past conferences and meetings, please visit Past Conferences Attended.
To access the archive of HEB reviews and notices, please visit: http://www.humanitiesebook.org/hebnews_archive.html.