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The University of Michigan Press and HASTAC (the Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Advance Collaboratory) are pleased to announce the selection of Jentery Sayers and Sheila Brennan as recipients of the UM Press/HASTAC Digital Humanities Publication Prize. Each Prize carries $5,000 in subvention funds and an advance contract with the Press series DigitalHumanities@digitalculturebooks.


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Philosopher’s Imprint, the free online philosophy journal, released it’s 100th article last week! That article is “Inner and Outer Truth” by Iris Einheuser. The Imprint is one of the first serials published by MPublishing. It was founded in the spirit of the open access movement, which–broadly–seeks to make scholarship more widely available outside traditional publishing models, as well as promoting a future in which funds currently spent on journal subscriptions are redirected to the electronic dissemination of scholarship…

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If you’ve visited the Press website in the past three weeks you’ve probably noticed that the Fall 2012 e-Catalog is live. (And if you haven’t been to our homepage lately, what are you waiting for?!) Featuring 50 titles and spanning a range of categories, the e-Catalog provides an interesting – and interactive – peek at the books the Press will be publishing in the upcoming months…


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     Three open-access books were published jointly by MPublishing and Open Humanities Press in May: Telemorphosis: Theory in the Era of Climate Change, Vol. 1, edited by Tom Cohen, is a collection of essays by notable critics and philosophers and is part of the  Climate Change Series. Impasses of the Post-Global: Theory in the Era of Climate Change, Vol. 2, edited by Henry Sussman, is a diverse collection of essays that use current ecological, demographic, socio-political, economic, and…

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After much consideration, Maria Bonn has decided not to return as our Associate University Librarian for Publishing. As many of you know, Maria spent the last year recovering from an accident, and Paul Courant, Dean of the University Library, has been serving as the interim AUL for Publishing. Maria was a driving force in the development of MPublishing, and her vision helped us immeasurably in our mission to provide innovative publishing services and products for…

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