U-M Library

  1. March 9, 2022

    Wiley agreement expands open access options for U-M authors

    A new agreement between Wiley, publisher of more than 1,500 academic journals, and the Big Ten Academic Alliance offers new open access publishing opportunities to the U-M community.

  2. January 31, 2022

    Heritage Project — Birds in the library

    Frustrated by the lack of action taken by a books and research equipment committee in 1838, Regent Zina Pitcher acted on his own to get the university’s first library going.

  3. January 24, 2022

    Library taking steps to remediate harmful metadata language

    The U-M Library, the William L. Clements Library, and the Bentley Historical Library are working to remediate harmful language in the metadata.

  4. January 24, 2022

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the University of Michigan.

  5. November 1, 2021

    Library staffer delights others with artist’s books

    Lara Unger, digital conversion supervisor at the U-M Library, has made more than 50 artist’s books over the years, ranging from a book made largely of computer items to one that resembles a movie camera.

  6. September 27, 2021

    Librarian captures scientists’ lives through graphic novels

    Jim Ottaviani, a U-M librarian, has been writing graphic novels about scientists for more than two decades. Ottaviani’s writing career grew out of two hobbies that started in childhood: reading comic books and studying science.

  7. September 14, 2021

    U-M Library preserves computer and video games

    Since its establishment in the 1970s, the U-M Library’s popular Computer and Video Game Archive has offered students, staff, faculty and the general public a space to take a break, study, conduct research or play games among friends.

  8. September 8, 2021

    U-M Library updates service information for fall semester

    This fall library visitors can expect in-person and remote services, open and by-reservation study spaces, and a fully circulating collection, with pickup at multiple locations and delivery to campus addresses.

  9. June 11, 2021

    Library tech upgrade begins June 16; service delays expected

    The migration of the U-M Library’s technology system to a new platform begins June 16 and is expected to take up to six weeks. There will be some delays and interruptions during the transition process.

  10. May 5, 2021

    HathiTrust emergency access to end; request fall materials now

    The U-M Library is getting ready to fully serve the activities associated with more in-person learning, teaching and research this fall with the return of many in-person services and access.