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Faculty Public Engagement

Magnificent Méliès: Making Magic with Undergraduate and International Collaborators

Georges Méliès (1861-1938) was one of film history’s earliest and most original innovators. Today, he is remembered as a magician-filmmaker…

Faculty Public Engagement

Exploring National Infrastructure for Public Access Usage and Impact Reporting

In bringing together key stakeholders in public-access related usage and impact reporting who currently work in separate silos to focus on …

Academic Innovation | Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Three Years of Fund to Mission: Reaching 75% Open Access

As a nonprofit academic publisher, we at the University of Michigan Press are not only committed to the books we publish but also to the la…

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.…

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