The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) has directed federal agencies that fund research to develop plans to make freely available the published results of that research within one year of publication.
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The moment Taubman Health Sciences Library (THL) director and associate university librarian Jane Blumenthal has been patiently awaiting has finally arrived.
Jane Blumenthal, Director of the Taubman Health Sciences Library (THL) since 2006, has been promoted to Associate University Librarian. Paul N.
The University of Michigan Library has received a $1.25 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to create an endowed Conservation Librarian position.
Can a small group of students advocating for change really make things happen? One group of U-M students thinks so, and they hope to gather support for their cause by bringing Angela Davis to Ann Arbor for the 27th Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium.
The University of Michigan Library’s most famous papyrus, known to scholars as Papyrus 46 (or P46), is now widely available in the form of an app for iPhone and iPad. Users of “PictureIt: EP” can flip through high-resolution images of the 3rd century codex—the oldest known copy of the Letters of St.
Aisha Wahab is slowly and carefully removing the backing from an old and large print, while Lauren Calcote sits across the room sewing book sections back together. Aisha and Lauren are the first Cathleen A. Baker Fellows in Conservation at the U-M Library.
On October 12, the U-M Library celebrated the recipients of the 2012 MLibrary Undergraduate Research Award in a ceremony held in Bert’s Study Lounge in the Shapiro Library.
When Don Herzog (photo left) was near to finishing what would be his fifth book, he considered all of the available publication options — and then made a decision he calls “obvious and easy” for a tenured professor like himself: he would make his book, Household Politics: Conflict in Early Modern England, available for free to