ACLS Humanities E-Book
Humanities E-Book is a digital collection of over 4,400 titles offered by the ACLS in collaboration with nineteen learned societies, nearly 100 contributing publishers, and librarians with Michigan Publishing at the University of Michigan Library. The result is an online, fully searchable collection of high-quality books in the Humanities, recommended and reviewed by scholars and featuring unlimited multi-user access and free, downloadable MARC records. HEB is available 24/7 on- and off-campus through standard web browsers.
Center for Japanese Studies Publications
U-M's Center for Japanese Studies offers a wide variety of online materials in searchable, downloadable formats. These offerings include out-of-print books, the peer-reviewed Michigan Classics Online, and the Faculty Series, which contains online books and archival material edited by Center Faculty. Much of the archival material is in Japanese, and all books in English are available in searchable and downloadable formats.
digitalculturebooks is an imprint of the University of Michigan Press dedicated to publishing work in new media studies and the emerging field of digital humanities. All of the books are available for free online and for sale in print.
This collection is a series of the University of Michigan International Institute, fulfilling its mission to globally disseminate high-quality scholarship in international studies. It includes the title "Responsibility in Crisis: Knowledge Politics and Global Publics."
An imprint of Michigan Publishing, Maize Books represents a lean, responsive model for publishing scholarly and creative works. An open access venue for conference volumes, custom textbooks, and non-conventional forms of scholarly publications.
Open Humanities Press
The Open Humanities Press (OHP) is a grassroots response to the crisis in scholarly publishing in the humanities. OHP is an international open access publishing collective whose mission is to make leading works of contemporary critical thought freely available worldwide.
SPO: Scholarly Monograph Series
The SPO Scholarly Monograph Series is an interdisciplinary collection of original, open-access scholarly monographs and essays published by MPublishing at the University of Michigan Library.
University of Michigan Press
The University of Michigan Press is an imprint of UM Library's Michigan Publishing, which is the primary academic publishing division of the University. In partnership with their authors and series editors, the Press publishes in a wide range of humanities and social science disciplines. With a rich history of publishing expertise, the Press continues to lead in the development of digital scholarship and to support the dissemination of knowledge as widely and freely as possible.
Please see the Michigan Journals page for more information about publishing a journal with us.
Volume 2000-Present. Open to the world.|The Archive for Organic Chemistry (Arkivoc) is the free online journal devoted to all aspects of organic chemistry. Its fundamental policy is the publication of sound, peer-reviewed, scientific information completely free of charge to both authors and readers. The latter aspect was designed especially to benefit scientists in developing countries and hence to promote the basic human rights of equality of opportunity and education.
Volume 44- (2014-). Subscription access only.|Ars Orientalis is a peer-reviewed, annual volume of scholarly articles on the art and archaeology of Asia, the ancient Near East, and the Islamic world. It is published jointly by the Freer and Sackler Galleries and the University of Michigans Department of the History of Art. Fostering a broad range of topics and approaches in themed issues, the journal is intended for scholars in diverse fields. Ars Orientalis provides a forum for new scholarship, with a particular interest in work that redefines and crosses boundaries, both spatial and temporal.
Belin Lecture Series
Volume 12- (2005-). Open to the world.|Each year since 1991, the Jean & Samuel Frankel Center for Judaic|Studies at the University of Michigan has brought a prestigious scholar to campus to address diverse dimensions of American Jewish culture. The lecture was established through a generous gift from the late David W. Belin, an alumnus of the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, the Business School, and the Law School of the University of Michigan. This project is the published lectures of the David W. Belin Lecture in American Jewish Affairs.
Bulletin - The University of Michigan Museums of Art and Archaeology (vols. 1-14)
Volume 1-14 (1978-2003). Open to the world.|The Bulletin of the University of Michigan Museums of Art and Archaeology featured scholarly articles related to subjects of interest to both UMMA and the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, particularly their collections, exhibitions, and fieldwork programs. Written principally by graduate students, faculty, and curators affiliated with the museums and the Department of the History of Art at the University of Michigan, the Bulletin was peer reviewed and distributed internationally. Each volume includes accessions lists as well as several short essays on recent acquisitions or significant holdings.
Bulletin - The University of Michigan Museums of Art and Archaeology (vols. 15-17)
Volumes 15-17 (2003-2008). Open to the world.|The Bulletin of the University of Michigan Museums of Art and Archaeology featured scholarly articles related to subjects of interest to both UMMA and the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, particularly their collections, exhibitions, and fieldwork programs. Written principally by graduate students, faculty, and curators affiliated with the museums and the Department of the History of Art at the University of Michigan, the Bulletin is peer reviewed and distributed internationally. Each volume includes accessions lists as well as several short essays on recent acquisitions or significant holdings.
Bulletin of the American Society of Papyrologists
Volume 1- (1963-). Open to the world after one year embargo.|The Bulletin of the American Society of Papyrologists (BASP) has been the official journal of the American Society of Papyrologists since its first publication and is devoted to papyrology and related disciplines. This database makes all issues of BASP available electronically one year after they become available in print.
Volume 1- (2003-). Open to the world.|Contemporary Aesthetics (CA) is an international, interdisciplinary, peer- and blind-reviewed online journal of contemporary theory, research, and application in aesthetics. This open-access journal is published on a rolling basis, and is annually archived by the University of Michigan Library. This archive consists of the entire CA backfile--from the first to the most recently completed volume.
Ergo, an Open Access Journal of Philosophy
Volume 1- (2014-). Open to the world.|Ergo is a general, open access philosophy journal accepting submissions on all philosophical topics and from all philosophical traditions. This includes, among other things: history of philosophy, work in both the analytic and continental traditions, as well as formal and empirically informed philosophy.
Volumes 1-40. University of Michigan access only.|Feminist Studies publishes research and criticism that address theoretical issues and offer analyses of interest to feminist scholars across disciplines. Feminist Studies features theoretically sophisticated essays that make an original contribution and advance interdisciplinary scholarship regarding women and/or gender.
Fragments: Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Study of Ancient & Medieval Pasts
Volume 1- (2011-). Open to the world.|Fragments, an open-access and peer-reviewed journal is published by Michigan Publishing, a division of the University of Michigan Library. The journal's first articles were published in July 2011. Fragments provides a forum for dialogue and exchange between scholars in all fields of the humanities and social sciences who study the premodern world. The journal encourages scholars to pursue subjects of broad interest to colleagues working in other places and times, and to pursue comparative and connective approaches in investigating the past. The editors also invite scholars to explore interdisciplinary approaches, such as those that synthesize the insights of textual scholarship and archaeology, or history and sociology. The broadest aim of Fragments is to transcend fragmentation: to foster research that overflows the boundaries of various well-established and vital traditions in order to generate new, integrated ways of thinking about the premodern past.
Frankel Institute Annual
Volume 2008-. Open to the world.|The Jean & Samuel Frankel Center for Judaic Studies is a leader in Jewish studies, with faculty from top-tier departments throughout the University of Michigan offering an interdisciplinary curriculum. Each year, visiting Institute scholars contribute an essay on their research to the Institute Annual.
Volumes 1-8 (2004-2011). Open to the world.|GEFAME is an online journal that promotes scholarly communication in the fields of African Studies. "GE" represents the Wolof word "Geestu" (meaning research), "FA" represents the important Arabic loan-words into Swahili of "fasihi" (alt., "fasaha") (meaning literature) and "fahamu" (memory, consciousness), and "ME" represents the Tigrigna word "Mesnaiti" (meaning study).
Gender, Sexuality & Feminism
Volume 1- (2013-). Open to the world.|Gender, Sexuality & Feminism (GSF) is an open-access, online, scholarly, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal publishing theoretically innovative and methodologically diverse research in the fields of gender studies, masculinities, sexualities and feminism.
Volume 1- (2012-). Open to the world.|Human Figurations: Long-term Perspectives on the Human Condition is a new journal supported and sponsored by the Norbert Elias Foundation. Human Figurations will attract contributions from across fields, such as history, criminology, international relations, anthropology and political science, the unifying theme being a broad concern with long-term processes of the development of human society and the human condition.
Volumes 1-2 (2011-2012). Open to the world.|The International Institute Journal is 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 Michigan Publishing 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 relevant across regions and accessible to a broad audience.
Journal of Anthropological Research
Volume 61-71 (2005-2015). Subscription access only.|The Journal of Anthropological Research publishes diverse, high-quality, peer-reviewed articles on anthropological research of substance and broad significance, as well as about 100 timely book reviews annually. The journal reaches out to anthropologists of all specialties and theoretical perspectives both in the United States and around the world. This resource provides full-text access to the journal starting with volume 61.
Journal of Muslim Mental Health
Volume 6- (2011-). Open to the world.|The Journal of Muslim Mental Health is an interdisciplinary peer-reviewed academic journal and publishes articles exploring social, cultural, medical, theological, historical, and psychological factors affecting the mental health of Muslims in the United States and globally. The journal publishes research and clinical material, including research articles, reviews, and reflections on clinical practice.
Journal of the Abraham Lincoln Association
Volume 1- (1979-). Open to the world after a six month embargo.|The Journal of the Abraham Lincoln Association (JALA) is the only academic journal devoted exclusively to Lincoln scholarship. In addition to selected scholarly articles -- on Lincoln in the popular media, for example, or British reactions to the War -- the journal also features photographs and newly discovered Lincoln letters and documents.
Journal of the Association for History and Computing
Volumes 1-13 (1998-2010). Open to the world.|This journal is sponsored by the American Association for History and Computing (AAHC), organized at a conference held in Cincinnati in January 1996. The AAHC aspires to promote and develop interest in the use of computers in all types of historical study at every level, in both teaching and research. A major goal of this journal is to help define useful standards to maximize the utility of computers in historical studies.
Journal of the International Institute
Volumes 1-16 (1994-2009). Open to the world.|The Journal of the International Institute was published twice a year from 1994 to 2009 by the University of Michigan International Institute. The journal provided a forum for international area studies specialists who sought to present their ideas to a diverse, non-specialist readership. Contributors were typically affiliated with the University of Michigan as faculty, students, alumni or visitors. This resource features full-text of articles. JII resumed publication under the title the International Institute Journal in 2012.
Journal of the Southern Association for Information Systems
Volume 1- (2013-). Open to the world.|The Journal of the Southern Association for Information Systems (JSAIS) is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal that publishes scholarly articles on all aspects of information systems. JSAIS emphasizes originality, importance, and cogency of ideas, with a broad focus emphasizing various research methodoogies and inclusive of interdisciplinary investigations.
Michigan Discussions in Anthropology (vols. 1-14)
Volumes 1-14 (1971-2003). Open to the world.|This resource exists as a service to the Department of Anthropology at the University of Michigan, offering opportunities for students and faculty both to become editor of a compiled volume in their specialty and to publish their own work, thus furthering their professional advancement. All papers are subjected to external anonymous peer review before publication.
Michigan Discussions in Anthropology (vols. 15-18)
Volumes 15-18 (2005-2010). Open to the world.|This resource exists as a service to the Department of Anthropology at the University of Michigan, offering opportunities for students and faculty both to become editor of a compiled volume in their specialty and to publish their own work, thus furthering their professional advancement. All papers are subjected to external anonymous peer review before publication.
Michigan Family Review
Volume 1- (1995-). Open to the world.|Michigan Family Review (MFR) provides a forum for a wide range of professionals and others interested in strengthening family life. The primary purpose of MFR is to publish empirical articles and critical literature reviews about contemporary problems confronting families and those who provide service to them.
Michigan Feminist Studies (1974-1997)
Volumes 1974-1997. Open to the world.|Michigan Feminist Studies (MFS) is an interdisciplinary feminist journal published at the University of Michigan. Edited and produced by Michigan graduate students, MFS is committed to providing a forum for interdisciplinary dialogue and critical exchange.
Michigan Feminist Studies (1997-2010)
Volumes 1998-2010. Open to the world.|Michigan Feminist Studies (MFS) is an interdisciplinary feminist journal published at the University of Michigan. Edited and produced by Michigan graduate students, MFS is committed to providing a forum for interdisciplinary dialogue and critical exchange.
Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning
Volume 1- (1994-). Open to the world after a one year embargo.|The MJCSL is a national, peer-reviewed journal for college and university faculty and administrators, with an editorial board of faculty from many academic disciplines and professional fields at the University of Michigan and other U.S. higher education institutions. Since 1994, the Michigan Journal has endeavored to publish the highest quality research, theory, and pedagogy articles related to higher education academic service-learning.
Michigan Journal of Sustainability
Volume 1- (2013-). Open to the world.|The Michigan Journal of Sustainability publishes timely, innovative, stimulating, and informative articles in three areas: (1) sustainable freshwater systems, (2) livable communities, and (3) responses to climate variability and change. The periodical is designed to appeal to readers from a broad range of specialties and backgrounds, and papers will be edited to be comprehensible even to those reading outside their own area of expertise.
Michigan Quarterly Review (vol. 1, no. 1 - vol. 36, no. 1)
Volume 1-37.1 (1962-1998). Open to the world.|Michigan Quarterly Review is the flagship scholarly and literary journal of the University of Michigan. This online resource provides access to essays, interviews, memoirs, fiction, poetry, book reviews, and graphic art that present a cumulative portrait of the Zeitgeist and of the perennial themes favored by writers within and beyond the academy. This collection contains volumes from Winter 1962 - Winter 1997 (Vol. 1, No. 1 - Vol. 36, No. 1).
Michigan Quarterly Review (vol. 37, no. 2 - present)
Volume 37.2- (1998-). Open to the world after a six month embargo.|Michigan Quarterly Review is the flagship scholarly and literary journal of the University of Michigan. This online resource provides access to essays, interviews, memoirs, fiction, poetry, book reviews, and graphic art that present a cumulative portrait of the Zeitgeist and of the perennial themes favored by writers within and beyond the academy. This collection contains volumes from Spring 1997 (Vol. 36, No. 2) to the present.
Music and Politics
Volume 1- (2007-). Open to the world.|Music and Politics is an open-access peer-reviewed electronic journal first published in 2007 and that is publishing online twice a year. Exploring the interaction of music and politics, areas of interest include, but are not limited to: 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, Music and Politics explores pedagogical issues and strategies pertaining to the study of Music and Politics in the undergraduate classroom.
Volumes 2004-2005. Open to the world.|This series, published 2004-2005, is a successor to Passages: A Chronicle of the African Humanities, which was published in 1991-1994. Both series include resource provides access to readings, interpretations, reviews, essays, debates, reports, news articles, transcripts, and links as well as suggestions and criticism dedicated to African humanities.
Volume 1- (2001-). Open to the world.|Philosophers' Imprint is a refereed series of original papers in philosophy, edited by Stephen Darwall and J. David Velleman, with the advice of an international Board of Editors. The Imprint was founded in the spirit of the Open Access movement, whose mission is to promote a future in which funds currently spent on journal subscriptions are redirected to the dissemination of scholarship for free, via the Internet.
Philosophy and Theory in Biology
Volume 1- (2009-). Open to the world.|Philosophy & Theory in Biology (P&TB) is a peer-reviewed open-access online journal that brings together philosophers of science and theoretically inclined biologists to interact across disciplinary boundaries.
Volumes 2006-2007. Open to the world.|The journal "Plagiary" is devoted specifically to the study of plagiarism and related fabrications/falsifications within the professional literature (i.e., scholarly journals and books) and popular discourse domains (i.e., journalism, politics, audio-visual texts).
Volume 1- (2012-). Open to the world.|Política común is a bilingual (English-Spanish) open access journal accepting submissions engaged in the task of rethinking the projection of Hispanic Studies in the current global academic field. With particular emphasis on work of a comparative nature and with a basis in theory, the journal is committed to reevaluating the history and theory of the social bond by moving beyond the standard elements of the academic field - namely, language, culture, and literature. Política común therefore sponsors relevant philological research while encouraging an expansion of the field towards political and historical thought, intellectual history in the largest sense of the term, visual culture, and psychoanalytic theory.
Volumes 1-5 (1997-2007). Open to the world.|Post Identity is an international, fully-refereed journal of the humanities. It features text-based and multi-media scholarship that problematizes the narratives underlying individual, social, and cultural identity formations; that investigates the relationship between identity formations and texts; and that argues how such formations can be challenged.
Saksaha: A Journal of Manchu Studies
Volume 12- (2014-). Open to the world.|Saksaha: A Journal of Manchu Studies is the journal of the Manchu Studies Group. Its purpose is to advance and promote informed scholarship on all aspects of Manchu studies, including (but not limited to) history, literature, linguistics, philology, anthropology, religious studies, art history, folklore, material culture, and cultural studies. Since 1996, it has been the only journal specifically devoted to Manchu Studies in a European language.
The Journal of Electronic Publishing
Volume 1- (1996-). Open to the world.|The Journal of Electronic Publishing (JEP) is a forum for research and discussion about contemporary publishing practices, and the impact of those practices upon users. JEP aspires to document the changes in publishing, and in some cases to stimulate and shape the direction of those changes. The articles present innovative ideas, best practices, and leading-edge thinking about all aspects of publishing, authorship, and readership.
The Michigan Botanist
Volume 1- (1962-). Open to the world after a one year embargo.|The Michigan Botanist is the peer-reviewed, quarterly journal of The Michigan Botanical Club established in 1962. The publication is hosted online through Michigan Publishing, the primary academic publisher of the University of Michigan. Membership in the Michigan Botanical Club is open to anyone interested in its aims: conservation of all native plants, education of the public to appreciate and preserve plant life, sponsorship of research and publication on the plant life of the state, sponsorship of legislation to promote preservation of Michigan native flora, establishment of suitable sanctuaries and natural areas, and cooperation in programs concerned with the use and conservation of all natural resources and scenic features.
Trans-Asia Photography Review
Volume 1- (2010-). Open to the world.|The Trans-Asia Photography Review is a new international refereed journal devoted to the discussion of historic and contemporary photography from Asia. Online and free of charge, it is published by Hampshire College in collaboration with Michigan Publishing at the University of Michigan Library.
Translating the Americas
Volume 1- (2013-). Open to the world.|A project of the University of Michigan Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Translating the Americas is a digital platform for publication and open access distribution of translations of important, previously published articles and book chapters. The aim is to support collaborations between members of UM faculty and overseas colleagues, to disseminate the research of UM faculty by making it available in Spanish, Portuguese or Kreyol, and to provide and distribute important resources for teaching and research about Latin America and the Caribbean not currently available in English.
Weave: Journal of Library User Experience
Volume 1- (2014-). Open to the world.|Weave is an open-access, peer-reviewed journal for Library User Experience professionals published by Michigan Publishing. Weave publishes a mixture of theoretical and practical material on user experience topics aimed at UX practitioners in libraries. "Practitioner" is defined loosely, so it could include just about anyone interested in improving the experience of using the library (and that should include just about anyone). Weave is experimental, and library focused but not library-centric.
The American Influenza Epidemic of 1918: A Digital Encyclopedia
This project is an undertaking of the University of Michigan Center for the History of Medicine to create a virtual collection of archival, primary, and interpretive materials related to the history of the 1918 influenza pandemic in the United States. This virtual collection will include approximately 50,000 pages of original materials that document the experiences of diverse communities in the United States in fall 1918 and winter 1919 when flu took the lives of approximately 675,000 Americans.
The Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse
The Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse collects documents and information from civil rights cases in specific case categories across the United States to allow greater understanding of civil rights litigation in this country.
A London Provisioner's Chronicle, 1550-1563, by Henry Machyn
This collection features images of "A London Provisioner's Chronicle": the original manuscript (severely damaged in a 1731 fire), a transcript of the original with additional text supplied by the editors, and a rendering into modern English. The text is supplemented with an extensive historical and biographical introduction, as well as links to other resources on Henry Machyn, including images of a related manuscript held in the Special Collections Library at the University of Michigan.
Middle English Compendium
The Middle English Compendium has been designed to offer easy access to and interconnectivity between three major Middle English electronic resources: an electronic version of the Middle English Dictionary, a HyperBibliography of Middle English prose and verse, based on the MED bibliographies, and a Corpus of Middle English Prose and Verse, as well as links to an associated network of electronic resources.
The Pancreas Knowledge Base or “Pancreapedia” is designed to be an open access, one-stop information repository for the exocrine pancreas whose purpose is to expedite research on the pancreas. It contains the features of a reference book, methods book, cellular atlas and directory all integrated into a single searchable site with links between sections and to external resources such as PubMed and NCBI. It will produce, compile and curate information on the pancreas.
Successful Strategic Deception: A Case Study
This study concerns the controversial case of Alger Hiss, who was suspected of spying for Soviet Military Intelligence. It does not concern his guilt or innocence but whether the U.S. Army Military Intelligence used an undercover spy-catcher to penetrate Hiss's defense and to plant evidence forged to secure his perjury conviction. If so, Hiss's conviction, which ushered in the McCarthy era and thrust Richard Nixon to national prominence, represents an alarming intrusion of our military into civil affairs.
Groves Monographs on Marriage and Family
Volumes 1- (2011-). Open to the world.|Groves Monographs on Marriage and Family is an edited book series, beginning in 2011, based on the annual Groves Conference on Marriage and Family, an interdisciplinary, interprofessional organization of limited invited membership founded in 1934. Groves Monographs publishes work on the leading edges of theory development and empirical research in the field of family studies. Individual volumes are edited by the chairs of the annual Groves Conferences and include peer-reviewed chapters by the conference presenters and invited authors.
International Computer Music Conference Proceedings
Volume 1975-. Open to the world.|The International Computer Music Conference (ICMC) is the preeminent annual international gathering for computer music composers and researchers. The ICMC interweaves peer-reviewed paper presentations with concerts of new computer music, creating a vital synthesis of science, technology, and the art of music. Each ICMC produces a Concert Program and Proceedings. The Proceedings is the collection of peer-reviewed papers and studio reports presented at each ICMC.
The Michigan Meetings is a series of annual interdisciplinary meetings sponsored by the Rackham School of Graduate Studies that provide a visible and viable venue to address topics of interdisciplinary and global importance. The Michigan Meetings both support and enhance the ability of University of Michigan faculty to address such issues. The Michigan Meetings bring together faculty and students at U-M with colleagues from around the nation and the world to create intellectually exciting events of both scholarly and practical importance.
Proceedings of the 25th International Congress of Papyrology
The 25th International Congress of Papyrology took place at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor from July 29 to August 4, 2007. This was the second time that the Congress convened in Ann Arbor (following the 12th Congress in 1968) and the third in North America (the 16th Congress in 1980 met in New York). Of the approximately 150 papers delivered during the Congress, 80 fully-referreed articles are included in this publication.
Proceedings of the Western Society for French History
Volume Volume 1- (1974-). Open to the world.|The Proceedings of the Western Society for French History publish selected, peer-reviewed papers from the Society's annual meeting. The Society and its journal bring together specialists in the study of France and French culture from a wide variety of disciplinary backgrounds, beginning with history, but also embracing literary studies, art and music history, as well as political theory, philosophy, anthropology, and sociology.
Faculty Reprints Series
Michigan Publishing recently launched a new service for current or former University of Michigan faculty to bring their out-of-print titles (to which they own the rights) back into circulation by making an electronic version openly accessible in HathiTrust and Deep Blue, the university’s institutional repository, and by making a softcover print version available on Amazon.com. To purchase titles, see our catalog of faculty reprints
Available in the HathiTrust Catalog
Michigan Publishing manages over 400,000 titles added to the print on demand stream from the HathiTrust digital repository via the Library’s agreement with BookSurge/Amazon. These are public domain titles owned by the University of Michigan, which are first sent to HP for processing, then on to Amazon.com. Available titles can be searched and browsed within the HathiTrust catalog. Once you’re viewing a particular title in HathiTrust, a “Buy a copy” link will appear on the left-hand side of the page if the book is available for purchase as a reprint.
Michigan Historical Reprints Series
Our initial reprint offerings through the Michigan Historical Reprints Series contain nearly 10,000 public domain titles digitized by the Library as part of its digital reformatting process. This process results in an electronic version of the full text that is freely available online in the Making of America (MOA)
and Historical Mathematics
collections. These same electronic files also are used to generate hardcover and softcover reprints.