ABC-Clio, LLC (stylized ABC-CLIO) is a publishing company for academic reference works and periodicals primarily on topics such as history and social sciences for educational and public library settings. ABC-Clio provides service to fifteen different online databases which contain over one million online textbooks.[2] The company consults academic leaders in the fields they cover in order to provide authority for their reference titles.[3] The headquarters are located in Santa Barbara, California.

FounderEric Boehm
Headquarters locationSanta Barbara, California
Distributionself-distributed (US)
Edu Reference Publishers Direct (Canada)
Ontario Library Association (Libraries Unlimited, Canada)
Co Info (Australia)
Inbooks (Libraries Unlimited, Australia)
Marston Book Services (UK)[1]
Key peopleRon Boehm (CEO); Becky Snyder (President)
Publication typesBooks, databases, magazines, journals
Nonfiction topicsHistory, social sciences
ImprintsABC-CLIO, Greenwood Press, Praeger, Libraries Unlimited/Linworth