ACLS Humanities E-Book (HEB) Now Available!

November 20, 2015

Product Summary

The Libraries of Gordon-Conwell are pleased to let you know that we now subscribe to ACLS Humanities E-Book (HEB). HEB is an online, fully searchable collection of nearly 4,700 high quality books in the humanities. Frequently cited in the literature, these titles are recommended by scholars and learned societies and include many prize-winning works. Users may also access online book reviews from major journals. 

The collection is a collaboration of the American Council of Learned Societies, various constituent member learned societies of the ACLS, and over 100 publishers.


Simultaneous multi-user access is available on and off campus through EZproxy, the library's user authentication system. Please consult the EZproxy Help page if you experience any access errors.

Searching Options

Browsing and Title List

Special Series

As part of its role as a portal to the best digital scholarship in the humanities, HEB also makes available several important online series in cooperation with publishers and learned societies. Some examples are Cambridge University Press, the Society of Biblical Literature, and Gutenberg-e. These can be searched either as distinct series from the Search Page or by individual title within the HEB collection.