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New Author’s Agreement from Michigan Publishing

by Meredith Kahn June 7, 2013

NB: Written by our Associate University Librarian for Publishing, John Wilkin, this post is the first in a series that will discuss our ongoing commitment to creating the future of scholarly communication. Future writings will discuss our various imprints, as well as authors’ perspectives on the changing nature of academic publishing. Michigan Publishing is pleased to announce a new author contract that signals important changes in the way that we engage with our authors and their publications. We hope over time to make the agreement increasingly author friendly. Four important clauses are key pieces of that strategy.  These changes pertain […]

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UM Press offers new way for people with print disabilities to read its books

by Trade Marketing August 8, 2011

The University of Michigan Press (UM Press), long a provider of books in audio and other alternative formats, has signed a new agreement with Bookshare, a global leader in providing copyrighted, digital accessible books to people with print disabilities. The agreement will increase the number of formats UM Press makes available to the millions of Americans who have print disabilities and give even more people the opportunity to read UM Press books. Under the agreement, UM Press titles will be included in the Bookshare library. Bookshare will convert electronic versions of UM Press books into digital text (for use with […]

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Michigan Spring 2010 eCatalog: Perfect for Your iPhone

by kris bishop November 3, 2009

In addition to its regular seasonal print and electronic catalogs, Director Phil Pochoda and the University of Michigan Press today launched the subject-based Michigan Spring 2010: eCATALOG, a “University Press 2.0” subject catalog design reflecting a digital transition that embraces new technologies, expanding social media networks, and immediate global searchability, accessibility, and connectivity. Subscribe to the eCatalog HERE.  

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Michigan Launches eCatalog Formatted for iPhones, smartphones

by kris bishop June 12, 2009

In addition to it’s regular seasonal print and electronic catalogs, Director Phil Pochoda and the University of Michigan Press today launched the Michigan: eCATALOG, a “University Press 2.0” subject catalog design reflecting a digital transition that embraces new technologies, expanding social media networks, and immediate global searchability, accessibility, and connectivity. If you would like to receive a seasonal subject eCATALOG, click here or on the image below to subscribe:

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University Press 2.0 by Phil Pochoda

by University of Michigan Press May 27, 2009

The following essay by Phil Pochoda, Director of University of Michigan Press, was presented recently at a symposium on “Bookishness” organized by the Michigan Quarterly Review. The essay will appear in a somewhat different form in a forthcoming issue of the MQR.

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