The HathiTrust Board of Governors is pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Furlough as the Executive Director of HathiTrust. Furlough comes to HathiTrust from The Pennsylvania State University, where he is currently Associate Dean for Research and Scholarly Communications.
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by Keith Bretzius, Taubman College of Architecture & Urban Planning
The Taubman Health Sciences Library has received an Elsevier Foundation grant to finance the enhancement of education, research and practice in emergency medicine in Ghana.
The University of Michigan Library has digitized the complete set of Selma Inter-religious Project Newsletters and made them available to the public via the HathiTrust Digital Library. The newsletters document the civil rights struggle in Alabama from 1965 to 1974.
On January 6 the U-M Library welcomed Brendan Haug, archivist of the Papyrology Collection and assistant professor in the Department of Classical Studies. Haug holds degrees from the University of Washington and the University of California Berkeley.
A federal judge on Thursday ruled that Google’s use of copyrighted works in its library books digitization project is “fair use” under copyright laws and therefore does not infringe on authors.
The U-M Library’s Computer & Video Game Archive opened to little fanfare in 2008, sparked by a faculty member’s simple question: Did the library carry any gaming titles?
By Deborah Holdship
Perhaps more than any modern filmmaker John Sayles personifies American individualism.