January 27, 2022

ACLS Humanities E-Book (HEB) Adds 327 Titles to Online Collection and Launches New Web Site

From an HEB Blog Post:

Highlights of the release include:

  • Dozens of titles recommended by HEB’s newest contributing societies, the American Academy of Religion, the American Society for Environmental History and the World History Association. Please visit our blog to read more about these collaborations.
  • Twenty-seven volumes from the Littman Library of Jewish Civilization’s ongoing series Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry (recommended for inclusion by the Association for Jewish Studies). More information about this new HEB series is available here.
  • Twenty-six books published by the Medieval Academy of America.
  • Forty-six prize-winning books that have received awards from ACLS’s constituent learned societies.

This brings the grand total of titles in the HEB collection to 3,987. A comprehensive downloadable title list, including ISBN numbers and subject headings, can be found here.

Download MARC Record for New Titles

Read the Complete Blog Post

HEB Launches New Web Site

Again, from the HEB Blog:

We’re especially pleased to report that most features of the collection now allow for navigation by standard automatic readers and a variety of assistive technologies. The new HEB interface conforms to W3C’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0, Conformance Level A, which means that the collection meets all Level A Success Criteria and contains no absolute barriers to access.

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Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.