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May: Saksaha Vol 13 Ergo – 4 New Articles Michigan Journal of Medicine Vol 1 Trans Asia Photography Review Volume 6.2 Music & Politics Volume 10.1 Diderot Encyclopedia – 16 New Translations Film Criticism – 3 New Reviews Western Society of French History Vol 42   April: Film Criticism – 2 New Reviews Philosophy & Theory in Biology – Vol 8, 2 new articles Michigan Quarterly Review Volume 54.3 Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning Volume 21.2 Michigan…

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There is such a rich diversity of experience at Michigan Publishing, and I think it’s so important to share our stories and learn about one another. In an attempt to get that ball rolling, I sat down with Marcia Labrenz, Managing Editor, and Danielle Coty, Editorial Assistant, to talk about their publishing careers and their lives up to now.    


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Michigan Publishing is proud to announce our launch of Film Criticism, a journal that has been producing high-quality scholarship under a traditional subscription-based print publishing model through Allegheny College since 1976, making it the oldest academic film journal in the United States. On the 40th anniversary of this esteemed journal’s beginning, Michigan Publishing is pleased to bring you Volume 40, Number 1 of Film Criticism, now fully open access and free to the world for…

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We kicked off 2016 with the release of the following publications: January Film Criticism Vol 40 Michigan Family Review Vol 19 Fragments Vol 4 Commentaries Bulletin of the American Society of Papyrologists Vol 51 Michigan Quarterly Review Volumes 54.1 & 54.2 Michigan Botanist Vol 52, Issue 1-2 Philosophers’ Imprint: 2 new articles February Journal of the Abraham Lincoln Association Vol 36.2 Belin Lecture Series Vol 25 Journal of the Southern Association for Information Systems Vol 3.1…

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We are thrilled to announce a new Maize Books publication, A Nation of Widening Opportunities: The Civil Rights Act at 50, edited by Ellen D. Katz and Samuel R. Bagenstos. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was an extraordinary achievement of law, politics, and human rights. On October 11, 2013, a diverse group of civil rights scholars met at the University of Michigan Law School in Ann Arbor to assess the interpretation, development, and administration of civil…

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We rounded out an amazing 2015 by publishing the following publications: Journal of Anthropological Research 71.4 Política Común Vol 8 Journal of Muslim Mental Health 9.2 Journal of Electronic Publishing 18.4 Latin American and Caribbean Studies – 2 New Articles Ergo – 4 new articles Philosophers’ Imprint– 6 new articles Arkivoc – 41 new articles


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Throughout November, we published the following publications: Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning: Vol. 21, Issue 1 Philosophers’ Imprint: Vol. 15, No. 28 & Vol. 15, No. 29 Frankel Institute Annual: Vol. 2015 Ars Orientalis 45 Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference: Vol. 2015 Fragments: Vol. 4 (1 article) Journal of Muslim Mental Health: Vol. 9, Issue 1


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[On behalf of the University of Michigan Press E-Book Accessibility Task Force] Recently the University of Michigan Press publicly endorsed the accessible publishing guidelines outlined by the Society for Disability Studies. These guidelines encourage publishers to ensure that accessibility is “built in” to new titles—that accessible file formats, text descriptions of multimedia, and available alternate versions are standard products of the publishing process. The Press strongly believes in this universal design approach, and since June…

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The University of Michigan’s recent involvement in a study into the implications of moving to a producer-pays model of open access monograph publication highlighted the importance of never making publishing decisions based on an author’s ability to pay. Insulating the publication decision from the financial requirements of open access book publishing is the connecting theme between two different and complementary initiatives that Michigan Publishing will be supporting in 2016; Knowledge Unlatched and the Lever Press….

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Throughout October, we published the following publications: Weave Issue 3 Translating the Americas – “Social Identity and Biological Identity” by Viviana Bernath, Ph.D. Ergo: An Open Access Journal of Philosophy – 5 new articles Music & Politics 9.2 Trans Asia Photography Review 6.1 Philosophers’ Imprint – 2 New Articles The Encyclopedia of Diderot & d’Alembert – 12 New Translations Added