U-M Library

  1. May 6, 2024

    It Happened at Michigan — The university’s first gift, in 13 volumes

    The first recorded gift from an individual to the university came from a well-to-do fur trader who never set foot in Ann Arbor.

  2. May 3, 2024

    UM-Flint archive helps digitize historical Black newspapers

    A collaboration involving UM-Flint’s Frances Willson Thompson Library and the Digital Collections Service at the U-M Library is digitizing Flint’s Black historical newspapers.

  3. March 4, 2024

    Librarian sees beauty in tools of the trade

    Paul Schaffner manages the creation of electronic texts as well as the revision and upkeep of the university’s 90-year-old Middle English Dictionary.

  4. November 13, 2023

    Library launches campuswide survey to inform future direction

    The U-M Library has launched a campuswide survey to gather information about the university community’s experiences and needs regarding its collections, services and spaces.

  5. October 2, 2023

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the University of Michigan.

  6. September 28, 2023

    U-M Library offering free copies of banned books Oct. 3-5

    The U-M Library is offering 16 titles — almost 2,000 free books — that have been recently challenged or banned and that span themes, topics and depictions that are most often challenged.

  7. August 14, 2023

    Six to receive Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Awards

    Six faculty members will receive 2023 Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Awards for their exceptional contributions to the development of a culturally and ethnically diverse U-M community.

  8. March 8, 2023

    Rare museums and herbarium books now available online

    Rare and special books in the Museums and Herbarium Collections have now been digitized and made available online via the HathiTrust Digital Library.

  9. March 8, 2023

    New open access options for U-M authors

    An agreement between the publisher Wiley and the Big Ten Academic Alliance is offering new subsidized open access publishing options for U-M authors.

  10. January 9, 2023

    Civil rights attorney to talk about the power of restorative justice

    A social justice activist and civil rights trial attorney who says restorative justice can promote peace and healing will give a virtual lecture during U-M’s Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium.