Deep Blue

2017 Stories of Impact from the Deep Blue Document Repository

by Charles Watkinson January 18, 2018

The Deep Blue document repository provides worldwide, free access to some of the best research U-M has to offer. As part of Michigan Publishing (the publishing division of the U-M Library) it provides a trusted hosting option for University of Michigan faculty members and graduate students who wish to make their work discoverable and citable over the long term. In 2017 the 115,000 items in Deep Blue documents were downloaded 10.8 million times. As Deep Blue coordinator Jim Ottaviani notes, “it’s difficult to know what will have an impact, of course, which is why Deep Blue seeks out and hosts […]

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Annual Michigan Faculty Awards Honor University of Michigan Press Books/Authors

by Charles Watkinson October 8, 2015

Where do MacArthur “Genius Award” winners, Fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, top physicians, scientists, engineers, and humanists gather on a Michigan fall evening? At the University of Michigan’s Faculty Awards Dinner, of course, where President Mark Schlissel and Provost Martha Pollack presented handsome certificates to the brightest and best of the University’s professoriate. As the sun sunk below the horizon and a delicious three-course dinner was served by expert caterers from Ann Arbor’s favorite deli, Zingerman’s, named professorships were awarded, rising stars were honored, and several University of Michigan Press authors were celebrated. The main award […]

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Let’s Get Digital: New digitalculturebooks Website Launch

by kris bishop February 9, 2010

We’re excited to announce the launch of a redesigned, which seeks to be a portal to enriched books in new media studies and digital humanities. digitalculturebooks strives to create a media-rich context for its titles, and to provide readers options for access—for free online or for sale in print. To promote the broadest possible use and access, the website and books carry Creative Commons licenses. This imprint and website is a collaborative effort among technologists, project managers, editors, and librarians from the University of Michigan Press and the Scholarly Publishing Office of the University of Michigan Library. Michigan is […]

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