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News & Announcements
The University Library is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014-2015 U-M Library Undergraduate Research Award. Each year, the U-M Library conducts a research award competition to recognize and celebrate the extraordinary academic achievements of our undergraduate students. The award is given to students who demonstrate excellence in
College of LIterature, Science, and the Arts Dean Andrew Martin goes deep into the Hatcher stacks, armed only with three call numbers. Watch the video to see what happens next...
U-M News Service
Though he is considered by many as one of the world's greatest filmmakers, Orson Welles was an actor, producer, writer and radio broadcaster. He was also notorious for leaving many of his projects unfinished.
For many of us, sharing a common name with thousands of others might be an occasional inconvenience, or a source of frustration when Googling ourselves. But for researchers like U-M's Jennifer Smith the implications are a little more serious.
Join us for any or all of the symposium,
Wellespring: A Centenary Celebration of the Inexhaustible Inspiration of Orson Welles
Maverick filmmaker and actor Orson Welles, director of what many consider the greatest film of all time, Citizen Kane, is the subject of this symposium in celebration of his centenary. Family members and colleagues, scholars, archivists and students come together to discuss his lasting impact and showcase the five Welles archive collections housed at the U-M Library in Special Collections.
The University of Michigan Press and the University of Michigan Department of English Language and Literature announce the establishment of The Tobin Siebers Prize for Disability Studies in the Humanities. A $5,000 prize will be awarded for best book-length manuscript on a topic of pressing urgency to Disability Studies in the humanities.
The University of Michigan Press has received a three-year $899,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support the development of a new platform that will enable the publication and preservation of digitally-enriched humanities monographs.
Foundations, grants librarian promotes learning across differences
By Erika Nestor
The University Record
Darlene Nichols is working at the grassroots level to encourage productive conversations about a vitally important topic: race.
The Espresso Book Machine in the Shapiro Library can print, bind, and trim a book in minutes. Find out how faculty and students are using it.
While it's a great tool for faculty, the Espresso Book Machine is available for use by anyone and the cost is minimal.