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Michigan Publishing is proud to announce the inaugural volume of Dialectic, a scholarly journal of thought leadership, education and practice in the discipline of visual communication design and the official journal of the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) Design Educators Community. Dialectic seeks to publish scholarship, analytical study and criticism that will enlighten and inform a diverse audience of design educators engaged both inside and outside the classroom. Drawing on the theoretical frameworks of…

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Michigan Publishing is proud to partner with the Center for International Reproductive Health Training (CIRHT) to publish Integrating Family Planning into Medical Education: A Case Study of St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College (SPHMMC), Addis Adaba. This case study chronicles the integration of pre-service training in contraception and comprehensive abortion care into the medical school and OBGYN residency training program at SPHMMC. It showcases the key elements that were crucial in the successful implementation of…

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Today, Hillel has grown into the largest Jewish campus organization in the world. But it had humble origins. Hillel at Michigan 1926/27-1945: Struggles of Jewish Identity in a Pivotal Era provides the first in-depth analysis of the founding decades of a Hillel chapter and the organization’s surprising roots in the Midwest. Following a close examination of the extant copies of the Hillel News, Markovits and Garner explore the triumphs and tribulations of an organization founded…

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In 2016, Maize Books published Looping Detroit: A People Mover Travelogue, by Nick Tobier. This week, Tobier and his newest book were featured on Living Writers, a WCBN radio program hosted by T. Hetzel. Looping Detroit is a compilation of observations made by writers and artists, invited to ride the People Mover and ruminate on one of its thirteen stops. From Grand Circus Park to Greektown to Joe Louis to Time Square and back to…

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We are proud to announce two new additions to our Maize Books imprint, Portals: A Treatise on Internet-Distributed Television, by Amanda D. Lotz, and Life Writing in the Long Run: A Smith & Watson Autobiography Studies Reader, by Sidonie Smith & Julia Watson. Life Writing in the Long Run gathers twenty-one essays by Sidonie Smith and Julia Watson, written in collaboration or solo, and published over the last quarter-century. It includes the introductions to their five edited…

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Note: This post was first published on the Fulcrum blog. Ann Arbor, MI — The University of Michigan Press/Michigan Publishing, in collaboration with University of Michigan Library IT, is proud to announce the initial beta launch of its Fulcrum publishing platform. In its beta phase, Fulcrum is focused on the presentation of digital source and supplemental materials that cannot be represented adequately in print form. Fulcrum allows for a richer experience and deeper understanding for the reader…

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We released the following publications throughout September: Journal of Muslim Mental Health Volume 10.1 Michigan Journal of Sustainability Volume 4 Journal of the Southern Association for Information Systems Volume 4 Film Criticism – 2 new reviews Philosophers’ Imprint – 4 new articles Diderot Encyclopedia – 39 new translations released


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It’s been a busy summer for Michigan Publishing Services! Over the last three months, we published the following publications:   JUNE Journals Film Criticism Vol 40.2 Michigan Botanist  – 3 New Issues Diderot Encyclopedia Project – 17 new translations added Philosophers’ Imprint – 3 new articles Philosophy & Theory in Biology – 1 new article Books Launched the CRMS Toolkit JULY Journals Human Figurations Vol 5.2 Philosophers’ Imprint – 3 new articles Film Criticism – 6…

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Michigan Publishing Services will be exhibiting at Kerrytown BookFest for the first time this year on Sunday, September 11, 2016, 10:30am-5pm at the Ann Arbor Farmers Market alongside a diverse group of local booksellers and publishers. Michigan Publishing Services publishes scholarly print and digital monographs, edited volumes, anthologies, and journals authored and edited by University of Michigan faculty, staff, and students, including institutional histories, conference volumes, and faculty reprints, as well as course materials, innovative digital…

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The University of Michigan Library and Press have received $10,000 from the Samuel H. Kress Foundation to fund a workshop in fall 2016 focused on the development of guidelines for describing visual resources within digital publications. Textual description of visual resources is a requirement for accessible digital publications and fundamental to the discoverability and sustainability of visual content in the digital publishing ecosystem. The workshop will bring together professionals from the fields of art and…

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