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ACLS Humanities E-Book HEB is an online, fully searchable collection of more than 5,400 books of high quality in the humanities and humanistic social sciences. Frequently cited in the literature, these titles are recommended by scholars and the learned societies of the American Council of Learned Societies.

Fields currently covered include Area and Historical Studies in the following: African, American, Asian, Australasian/Oceanian, Byzantine, Canadian, Caribbean, Central European, Comparative/World, Eastern European/Russian, Economic, Environmental, European, Jewish Studies, Latin American, Law, LGBT/Queer Studies, Medicine, Methods/Theory, Middle East, Native Peoples of the Americas, Science/Technology, Women’s Studies. HEB also encompasses the fields of Archaeology, Art and Architectural History, Biblical Studies, Bibliographic Studies, Film and Media Studies, Folklore, Linguistics, Literature, Literary Criticism, Musicology, Performance Studies (theater, music, dance), Philosophy, Political Science, Religion, and Sociology.

Each year, several hundred already-published titles are converted into digital format to create a core group of books that expand the collection. Along with scanned books, the collection includes a select list of new titles in XML format. Among these are several born-digital titles that take full advantage of additional content and display features.

Coverage: 1857- (most from the 1970s onward)