Wednesday, January 15, 2014

HEB at NYSAIS (New York State Association of Independent Schools) NEIT Conference

HEB will attend this year's NYSAIS (New York State Association of Independent Schools) Education and Information Technology Conference (NEIT 14). The conference takes place January 29-31, 2014, at Mohonk Mountain House in New Paltz, NY.

We are happy to be able to offer annual subscriptions to secondary schools at the competitive rate reserved for institutions categorized as "very small" according to the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Learning.

KC Trommer, HEB Subscriptions and Marketing Coordinator, would be happy to meet with attendees during exhibit hours on Thursday, 1/30, from 6PM to 9PM, or on the morning of Friday, 1/31. Please write to to set up an appointment.

Visit the NYSAIS website here for details on this event.

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

New Handheld Titles Available from HEB

HEB continues to expand its offering of titles formatted for use with handheld devices. The latest batch of 28 downloadable titles includes such diverse books as Dan Carter's The Politics of Rage: George Wallace, the Origins of the New Conservatism and the Transformation of American Politics; Francois Hartog's The Mirror of Herodotus; Walter McDougall's The Heavens and the Earth: A Political History of the Space Age; Goddesses, Whores, Wives and Slaves: Women in Classical Antiquity by Sarah Pomeroy; James Scott's Weapons of the Weak: Everyday Forms of Peasant Resistance; and The Family, Sex and Marriage in England 1500-1800 by Lawrence Stone.

There are currently around 120 handheld titles available for purchase from various retailers, including Barnes & Noble's NOOK Book Store, Amazon, BooksOnBoard, eBookMall,, Powell's Books, Feedbooks, and others.

For more information on this program, please visit: