HathiTrust is announcing the composition of its new 12-member Board of Governors, which will lead the library collaborative into its next phase.
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The many real and prospective constraints on broad and affordable access to published scholarship recently spurred a grassroots effort to push back against the business practices of the world’s largest scientific journal publisher, and prompted a strong statement by a group of chief academic officers.
MLibrary is pleased to announce that it has acquired four new JSTOR journal archive collections. We now provide access to the Arts & Sciences V, Arts & Sciences VI, Arts & Sciences VIII, and Arts & Sciences IX collections comprising back files of more than 500 additional scholarly journals in the humanities and social sciences.
A new case has been installed in the Hatcher Graduate Library’s Audubon Room for the dedicated display of material from the Library’s collection of ancient papyri.
Most of the time, the U-M Library’s Espresso Book Machine (EBM)—which can print, bind, and trim a high-quality paperback book with a four-color cover in about seven minutes—is used to reprint digitized public domain books from our own collection or from other open access sourc
On December 2, lawyers representing the University of Michigan and other defendants responded to the Authors Guild lawsuit that seeks to curtail the University’s digitization efforts and impound the in-copyright digital volumes held by the defendants in the HathiTrust Digital Library, which is administered by the University and comprises more than
The University Library is very pleased to announce that all three U-M campuses now have institutional online access to the complete Chronicle of Higher Education Digital Edition website providing expanded content from the Chronicle.
All current U-M faculty, students and staff (as well as visitors using guest workstations in U-M libraries) who navigate to the Chronicle’s website through the library link at http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/558334 will have access to the full content of the website, which is updated throughout the day and includes the latest news in academe.
Hear about the health and mental health benefits of the animal-human bond. There will be a live demonstration of the interaction between a Paws with a Cause dog and its client, with commentary by the dog’s trainer. See how they work together, and thus appreciate how helpful a service dog can be.
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- October 22, 2013 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
- Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery
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On September 13, 2011 the University of Michigan, HathiTrust, and four of HathiTrust’s library partners—the University of California System, the University of Wisconsin System, Indiana University and Cornell University—were sued for alleged copyright infringement relating to digitized books.