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March 2005

ACLS History E-Book Project Launches POD Program

ACLS History E-Book Project recently launched its new Print-on-Demand Program, making 250 hard-to-find and out-of-print books readily available to students, scholars, and the general public. Working with the University of Michigan’s Scholarly Publishing Office (SPO) and the POD vendor Lightning Source, HEB uses its own digital files and digital printing techniques to produce standard print books in a rapid and cost-effective process that approaches the quality of the original print editions.

Titles are available in all fields and in a range of formats, including hardcover editions, looseleaf reader’s copies, spiral copies, and tapebound copies. Prices run from ¢11/page to ¢15/page, well below the cost of these books on the rare-book market. The books included in the program are indicated on the Project website by an ordering button on the title record page. HEB will continue to add POD titles as the Project’s overall collection grows.

For a complete list of current POD titles, go to: .

Buyers may click through the link to purchase titles. Allow for an average of two weeks delivery.

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ACLS History E-Book Project Adds Titles in African History, Asian Studies, and Comparative/World History

With the recent addition of over 100 new titles in African History, Comparative/World History, and Asian Studies, the ACLS History E-Book Project now includes over 1,000 fully searchable, high-quality books recommended and reviewed by historians, featuring multi-user access, downloadable MARC records, and links to online reviews. The collection is available 24/7, on- and off-campus, and also includes titles in the fields of American History, European History, Middle Eastern History, and the History of Technology.

A growing collection, the History E-Book Project will continue to add 250 titles each year, expanding into the fields of Latin American History, Australasia and Oceania, Byzantium, Methods and Theory, Native Peoples of the Americas, and Women’s Studies. The Project is distinguished by the depth of its collection, its powerful search engine, and the quality of its title-selection process.

A complete list of titles is available at:

A downloadable PowerPoint presentation of the Project is also online at:

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