Staff at the University of Michigan met to discuss possible changes to the HathiTrust PageTurner, item-level search, and item-level search results to accommodate materials submitted via mPach. Staff began working with sample analytic MARC records and METS objects to determine the scope of anticipated changes.
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MLibrary staff offer many subject- and technology-related workshops throughout the year, and there are tons of interesting workshops offered this fall. The Faculty Exploratory offers hands-on technology workshops while the University Library workshops can get you up-to-speed on specific resources, tools and technologies, and research strategies, just to name few. Online registration is quick and easy! If you're wanting to see all of the technology workshops offered across campus, take a look at the registration site for details.
In order to create a more secure environment for both students and staff, access to the Hatcher Graduate Library between midnight and 2 a.m. now requires a valid MCard.
Musicology professor Jason Geary has a newly published essay titled "Converting the Pagans: Mendelssohn, Greek Tragedy, and the Christian Ethos." It appears in Mendelssohn Perspectives from Ashgate (ML 410 .M5 M59 2012).
Staff at the University of Michigan revised the list of modules for mPach, to reflect recent changes in the planned system architecture. An extensive conceptual workflow for ingest of an mPach Submission Information Package into HathiTrust has been devised and will be finalized soon.
Did you know that UM faculty and staff may request an MLibrary card for their spouse or significant other? It's true! With this MLibrary card, the borrowing privileges are good for one year (or for the duration of the faculty/staff appointment, if less than one year), and the loan period is typically three weeks. For more details, and to request borrowing privileges for your spouse or significant other, see:
Staff at the University of Michigan continued work on a mockup of changes needed to the PageTurner interface to support navigation of XML-based articles. Staff began to develop functionality to render JATS articles in PDF (for download purposes).