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Regular users of EEBO-TCP may have noticed that the corpus recently grew by a few thousand texts. As of March 2014, 3,913 new titles have been released, bringing the total number of texts in Phase II to 22,971! The complete EEBO-TCP corpus (Phases I and II together) now contains 48,339 books. These new titles are already available in the University of Michigan EEBO-TCP interface, and will soon be synced to the University of Oxford platform….

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Michigan Publishing is pleased to announce the launch of a new open-access journal, Translating the Americas. A project of the University of Michigan Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Translating the Americas is a digital platform for the publication and open access distribution of translations of important, previously published articles and book chapters. Translating the Americas seeks to support collaborations between members of the University of Michigan faculty and overseas colleagues; to disseminate the research…

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Michigan Publishing is pleased to announce the launch of a new peer-reviewed, open access journal, the Michigan Journal of Sustainability. Published in partnership with the Graham Sustainability Institute, this journal aims to make academic research on environmental sustainability more accessible to a general audience. Volume 1 contains articles on topics such as “Clearing the Waters of the Fracking Debate,” “Are Green Cities Nice Places to Live? Examining the Link Between Urban Sustainability and Quality of…

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Have you ever wondered how Michigan Publishing’s scholarly journals get online? Kelly Witchen, Michigan Publishing Digital Publishing Assistant, has put together a video tutorial unveiling the mysteries of our text conversion process—from the Word files you send us, to archival XML, to display on the Web: We hope this video will help our journal editors and publishing partners understand what happens after they send us the files for a new journal issue. Please feel free…

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Curious about how your journal is being read and used? We can help with that! This summer Clayton Hayes, a practicum student from the Wayne State University School of Library and Information Science, created a series of guides to help our publishing partners gain access to and make good use of the Google Analytics data we gather for all of our digital publications. Below, he tells us a bit about the process of developing these…

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Michigan Publishing is pleased to announce the launch of a new peer-reviewed, open access journal, Gender, Sexuality, and Feminism. Publishing twice a year, this interdisciplinary publication focuses on theoretically innovative and methodologically diverse research in the fields of gender studies, masculinities, sexualities and feminism. The first issue features articles on the experiences of Mexican women in the wake of Mexico’s 2007 de-criminalization of abortion, the gendering of medical careers in Ireland, transnational experiences of women…

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The Text Creation Partnership is delighted to once again be hosting a conference September 16-17, 2013, at the University of Oxford. We are currently seeking submissions related to this year’s theme, “Early Modern Texts: Digital Methods and Methodologies.” From the conference website: The Early English Books Online Text Creation Partnership, based at the Bodleian Library in Oxford, invites proposals for conference papers. All papers that focus on early modern texts will be considered, but we…

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MPublishing is pleased to announce the first issue of the Journal of the Southern Association for Information Systems (JSAIS), a peer-reviewed, open-access journal that publishes scholarly articles on all aspects of information systems. JSAIS is the official publication of the Southern Association for Information Systems. The editors of JSAIS seek for the journal to be open, in all senses of the word: Accessible online at no cost to the reader Free of overly dense, academic…

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MPublishing is pleased to announce the availability of the International Institute Journal, an open-access serial produced jointly by the University of Michigan’s International Institute (II) and Center for International and Comparative Studies (CICS), and published online by MPublishing at the University of Michigan Library. The II Journal is published twice a year, and includes features on cultural change, language, literature, communications technology, political and economic development, human rights, and global security. It aims to be…

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MPublishing is pleased to announce the availability of Music & Politics, an open-access online journal publishing since 2007. In partnership with MPublishing, the full run of Music & Politics is freely available online under a CC-BY-NC-ND license. This peer-reviewed journal publishes two issues per year on topics including the impact of politics on the lives of musicians, music as a form of political discourse, and the influences of ideology on musical historiography. In addition to…

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