U-M responds to Authors Guild lawsuit

December 9, 2011

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

New! Complete Access to Chronicle of Higher Education Digital Edition

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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. 

The Human Animal Bond

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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Authors Guild lawsuit roundup

September 28, 2011

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.


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