The University of Michigan Library and Eastern Michigan University (EMU) Library recently initiated a program that makes all current faculty, students and staff eligible for guest borrowing privileges at the other institution.
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Anna Ercoli Schnitzer, Disability Issues Librarian at the Taubman Health Sciences Library, has received the 2012 Michael E. DeBakey Library Services Outreach Award from the Friends of the National Library of Medicine.
A new grant will enable Michigan entrepreneurs, start-ups, and small businesses to more readily obtain critical information from journals, conference proceedings, books, and other research library holdings at greatly reduced prices.
The University of Michigan Library recently announced that the California Digital Library (CDL), one of the world’s largest digital research libraries, is joining its grant-funded effort to identify public domain volumes from among the more than ten million volumes that reside in HathiTrust.
The exhibit “An Imaginary Arctic: Speculative Cartography in the Search for the Northwest Passage” offers a close look at centuries of cartographic representations of the so-called Northwest Passage, a once mythical Arctic trade route from Europe to Asia.
The University of Michigan Library is pleased to announce that Elaine Westbrooks will serve as the University's first Associate University Librarian (AUL) for Research, starting on August 13.
University of Michigan staff continued work on modifications to the HathiTrust PageTurner to display JATS XML. Staff began development of wireframes for the Dashboard module and are close to the completion of a specification for mapping JATS metadata elements to MARC fields to create analytic records for journal articles.
For her senior IP thesis, Danielle Battaglia set out to visualize the universe. Working with the theory that the universe could be a multiverse based on budding toroidal forms, she created a 3D model of her idea, texture mapped stars on to it and installed her model into the virtual reality MIDEN at the 3D Lab in the Duderstadt Center.
The U-M Regents have approved a plan to convert and renovate 137,000 square feet of the Taubman Health Sciences Library. The building will become a comprehensive interactive learning environment, fostering inter-professional education, student/faculty interaction, and enhanced integration of the library into the life of the health sciences community.