January 24, 2022
Short news items from around the University of Michigan.
January 18, 2022
Google will turn off the ability to edit classic Google Sites on June 1 and will begin deactivating those sites July 1. Google announced its plans to retire classic Google Sites in August 2020.
July 28, 2021
Google is releasing an update to Drive files on Sept. 13 that will change links used to share non-Google files that were created before November 2017.
March 25, 2020
As the U-M community adjusts and responds to the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are working from home and connecting online with colleagues, often for the first time. ITS is here to help.
August 26, 2016
The university’s M+Google and M+Box services are transitioning to new wordmarks and names to more effectively align with the institution’s branding model.
May 3, 2016
A partnership between Google and U-M’s Flint and Ann Arbor campuses aims to provide a smartphone app and other digital tools to help Flint residents and officials manage that city’s ongoing water crisis.
March 10, 2014
President Mary Sue Coleman was a strong public advocate for U-M’s collaboration with the Google Books Library Project.
November 14, 2013
A federal judge ruled Thursday that Google’s use of copyrighted works in its library books digitization project is “fair use” under copyright laws and therefore does not infringe on authors. U-M was the first library to sign a book scanning agreement with Google.