University of Michigan Library

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Faculty Public Engagement

Deep Blue ensures global use of U-M publications and research data

Since Deep Blue Repository and Research Data Services launched under the University of Michigan Library in 2006, it has grown to be a nucle…

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion | Academic Innovation

Breaking Down the Paywall: Author Relationships with Open Access

This year marks the 50th anniversary of when Michael Hart digitized the Declaration of Independence, creating what is commonly considered t…

Academic Innovation | Faculty Public Engagement | Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Audiobooks Expand Specialist Monograph Accessibility and Use

The use of audiobooks is growing. Globally, the number of current audiobook consumers almost certainly exceeds half a billion. That include…

Faculty Public Engagement

Campus Partnership to Provide Open Access to Carbon Neutrality Reports

One of the greatest strengths of being a public university is also its greatest challenge: transparency to the public. Luckily, the Michiga…

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Deaf Studies Digital Journal Revamp Transforms Michigan Publishing DEIA Efforts

Deaf Studies Digital Journal, created by Gallaudet University and produced by Michigan Publishing Services, has been a pioneer in accessibl…

Faculty Public Engagement

"Coronavirus Politics" book will shape future health policy

The last year has been a sleepless one for Scott Greer and Elizabeth King, both experts in political science at the University of Michigan.…

Faculty Public Engagement

What Happens When Ebooks are Free-to-Read? Reflecting on UMP's COVID-19 Response

Between March 20 and August 31, 2020, the University of Michigan Press made all the titles in its hosted ebook collection, the University o…

Academic Innovation

Enriching Creative Arts on Campus

When Ken Fischer retired as President of University Musical Society (UMS) in 2017 after 30 years of service, he left the performing arts pr…

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion | Academic Innovation

Raising Up Creative Voices—University Press Week 2020

Supporting innovative scholarship is a key value at the University of Michigan Press, and one prominent subject area where this is highligh…

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