U-M Library

  1. February 6, 2015

    U-M teaching and learning professionals invited to virtual conference

    A three-day conference of teaching and learning professionals from around the world will be broadcast to U-M staff and faculty for free Monday-Wednesday.

  2. February 2, 2015

    Foundations, grants librarian promotes learning across differences

    Darlene Nichols is working at the grassroots level to encourage productive conversations about a vitally important topic: race.

  3. January 27, 2015

    U-M helps open more than 25,000 early English books to public

    A partnership that includes the U-M Library has made public more than 25,000 manually transcribed texts from 1473-1700 — the first 200 years of the printed book.

  4. January 12, 2015

    Lawsuit over HathiTrust Digital Library resolved

    The lawsuit brought by the Author’s Guild alleging copyright infringement by U-M and additional HathiTrust institutions came to a formal conclusion on Jan. 6.

  5. September 2, 2014

    U-M acquires papers of alumnus and activist Tom Hayden

    Scholars of contemporary American history, social justice and political reform have a rich new resource to mine in the Tom Hayden Papers at the U-M Library.

  6. July 14, 2014

    Mechanical engineering students take on book scanning challenge

    Students in the Mechanical Engineering 450 class are taking on the challenge of creating a low-cost, automatic page-turning scanner to aid small libraries and cultural organizations seeking to preserve local collections.

  7. July 1, 2014

    Charles Watkinson to lead university’s publishing enterprise

    Charles Watkinson has been named to the position of associate university librarian for publishing and director of the University of Michigan Press.

  8. June 11, 2014

    Federal appeals court upholds library digitization project

    A federal appeals court has upheld library digitization practices as well as certain uses of in-copyright volumes in the HathiTrust Digital Library, in which U-M is a partner.

  9. May 8, 2014

    Bentley receives Mellon Foundation grant to aid digital archiving

    The Bentley Historical Library has received a $355,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to partner with the U-M Library in developing a digital archives workflow.

  10. May 5, 2014

    Annual Preservation Clinic a way to protect treasured items

    Whether it’s family treasures, antique documents or moldy photo albums, the experts at the annual Preservation Clinic will offer guidance on how to preserve or restore valued items.