With the support of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, the U-M Library and Press have released a new collection of resources that will support the efforts of authors, editors, publishers, and arts organizations seeking to make their publications and collections more accessible to people with visual impairments and other print disabilities.
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By Lynne Raughley
In September the Library welcomed three librarians who join the Library as part of a nationwide initiative to increase diversity within the ranks of academic and research libraries.
By Danielle Colburn, Communications & Marketing Intern
For institutions to keep up with innovations in higher education, staff members must be looking to the future. At the University of Michigan Library, librarians are doing just that.
By Alan Piñon
Many students enter U-M with limited research skills, and most are not accustomed to navigating as many scholarly resources as the U-M Library provides, says Laura Thomas, program head for the Residential College’s creative writing program.
By Danielle Colburn, Communications & Marketing Intern, U-M Library
Kiri Alvarado, a recent graduate in Women’s Studies from U-M, said the vastness of the collections available at the U-M Library are staggering, and for a researcher, a little daunting.
By Lynne Raughley
One of the evergreen messages the library delivers to the university’s students is “The library is here to help.” Occasionally, a perplexed student asks, “Help with what?”
The University of Michigan Library will partner with the national oral history organization StoryCorps to record and preserve stories from the U-M community during the Fall Festival bicentennial celebration.
Taubman Health Sciences Informationist Marisa Conte co-led a team of U-M researchers that found growth in China's investment and influence in biomedical research as well as in discoveries and advancements by teams that involve researchers from multiple countries. Read more about the team's findings at Michigan Medicine News, or in the team's paper published in JCI Insight.