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UM Press Annotates Digital Writing: Wrap Up

by Danielle Coty-Fattal April 10, 2022
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Our #DigitalWriting and #DigitalEducation event wraps this week. Our conversations have explored topics ranging from multimodal translation to digital writing workflows to composing in communities beyond the printed page.                   Though the event is ending, our ever-expanding digital margins still have space for your contributions to the conversations. Consider these ideas for adding your own annotations to the topics of the past three weeks: Reflections on how you work with multiple languages and modalities in your own field in Sites of Translation: What Multilinguals Can Teach Us About Digital Writing and Rhetoric […]

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UM Press Annotates COVID 3.0: Wrap-up

by Kristen Twardowski February 13, 2022

With UM Press Annotates #COVIDYear3, our readers traveled the globe to explore the COVID-19 response in Brazil, China, and the state of Michigan.                Though we’re wrapping up the event, it’s not too late to contribute to the marginal conversation. We invite you to continue the discussion by: Responding to sareview’s annotation on Coronavirus Politics with links to comparative data from your hometown               Updating China’s COVID-19 response during the Beijing Olympics in Red Chamber, World Dream Sharing the impact of COVID-19 on your personal and professional life […]

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UM Press Annotates COVID 3.0: Red Chamber, Dream World

by Kristen Twardowski January 30, 2022

Welcome to week two of UM Press Annotates. For the first month, we’re exploring the theme of COVID 3.0. Last week, we invited readers to share the digital margins of Scott L. Greer, Elizabeth J. King, Andre Peralta, and Elize Massard da Fonseca’s edited collection, Coronavirus Politics (University of Michigan Press, 2021). This week, we ask readers to join us in scholarly conversation around Jing Sun’s Red Chamber, Dream World: Actors, Audience, and Agendas in Chinese Foreign Policy and Beyond (University of Michigan Press, 2021). Sun’s interdisciplinary work traces the global impact of the Chinese Dream. UM Press Annotates will […]

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Read and Annotate with UM Press

by Kristen Twardowski January 23, 2022
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                      The University of Michigan Press is launching a new social annotation project: UM Press Annotates. With UM Press Annotates, we are inviting readers to share their digital marginalia to engage in new scholarly conversations. Our ebook platform Fulcrum uses Hypothesis, a tool for social annotation across the web, to allow readers to write public and private annotations on our more than 250 open-access titles. With our Fund-To-Mission initiative, the number of open-access titles grows each season. This winter, we hope you’ll join us in a series of scholarly annotation […]

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Now Available: The University of Michigan Press Ebook Collection

by Kathryn Beaton January 17, 2019

The University of Michigan Press Ebook Collection (UMP EBC) is now live on Fulcrum!  First announced in 2015, this collection of ebooks for sale to libraries currently consists of over 1,100 titles, and will include at least 80 new books every year as well as a growing backlist. The title list can be found here. “This was a complex project that took years of strategizing and development,” said Melissa Baker-Young, Web Project Manager for Michigan Publishing. Thanks to the hard work and dedication of the Fulcrum development team and Press colleagues, the UMP EBC launched on time, within budget and scope. […]

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