Webinar Roundup: University of Michigan Press Ebook Collection

by Kathryn Beaton on March 22, 2019

The University of Michigan Press Ebook Collection (UMP EBC), a comprehensive collection of our scholarly ebooks for sale to libraries, has been live since January. The UMP EBC is fully accessible on Fulcrum, a leading community-developed, open source platform for digital scholarship developed with support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Fulcrum offers users the ability to read books with associated digital enhancements, such as: 3-D models, embedded audio, video, and databases; zoomable online images, and interactive media. You can see sample open access titles at: https://www.fulcrum.org/michigan.

Learn more about how your library can buy the UMP EBC:

  • A webinar and powerpoint (originally presented via LYRASIS on March 13th) are available here.
  • A webinar titled “Mission-Driven Digital—Why University Presses Are Creating Their Own eBook Collections,” one of the ACRL-Choice Webinars, is scheduled for Tuesday, March 26th at 2pm ET. Register here. (Update: now that the webinar has happened, the recording can be found here.)
  • Are you going to the ACRL conference? Come say hi to Lanell White, our Director of Sales and Marketing, at booth #852. Email her at lejames@umich.edu to learn more about UMP EBC and be entered into a raffle to win a $50 Amazon gift card.
  • Another webinar will be taking place on Wednesday, April 24th at 12pm EST. There is no link yet but this post will be updated when the link is available.

You can find even more information on the UMP EBC on our Librarians page.

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