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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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The University of Michigan Press/Michigan Publishing is proud to announce the launch of new video content on its publishing platform, Fulcrum. Animal Acts: Performing Species Today, a multidisciplinary anthology, is the first book from University of Michigan Press to have material on Fulcrum. The book examines how personal anecdotes about animals influence our understanding of what it means to be human. Eleven leading theater artists share their stories in this collection, and the writing—which explores race,…

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The University of Michigan Press is one division of what makes up the whole of Michigan Publishing, which is closely affiliated with the U-M Library. Because of this unique collaborative structure, we have many opportunities to work with scholars to develop innovative ways to present their research. Throw Back to the Future could not be a more appropriate theme under which to introduce two major projects from Michigan Publishing; the first being a digital, interactive…

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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 American Philosophical Association (APA) recently awarded an article published in Michigan Publishing‘s highly regarded, open access journal of philosophy, Philosopher’s Imprint, the Routledge, Taylor & Francis Prize. The prize of $1000 goes to Benjamin Lennertz from Colgate University for his article, “Quantificational Credences,” published in March 2015 (Vol. 15, No. 9) in Philosophers’ Imprint. The Routledge, Taylor & Francis Prize, which was created in 2013 and is funded by Routledge (part of the Taylor & Francis publishing group), is given annually…

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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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