ACLS Humanities E-Book Agreement 2018-2020

  • Start: 15 Jan 2018
    Expiry: 31 Jan 2020
  • Description:

    ACLS Humanities E-Book is a digital collection of over 5,000 full text, cross-searchable books in the humanities suitable for all academic levels.

Product overview

The ACLS Humanities E-Book contains 5,153 full-text titles of both in-print and out-of-print books, with up to 400 titles added each year. It is a collaboration of the American Council of Learned Societies, its constituent members and nearly 95 publishers.

A select number of XML titles are also available as part of a project evaluating the effectiveness of the XML format.

A review of the collection from Reviews in History is available.

Publisher selection policy

Content is selected by an advisory board composed of leading scholars, editors, librarians, and university administrators.

Description timeline

Circa 1860-2016

Update Type


Update Notes

Between 300 and 400 titles are added each year.

Key licence properties

  • ILL - InterLibraryLoans

  • Include in VLE

  • Walk In Access

  • Include In Coursepacks

  • Alumni Access

  • Remote Access