University of Michigan

University Library

Michigan Publishing
United States

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Program Overview

Michigan Publishing is the hub of scholarly publishing at the University of Michigan, and is a part of its dynamic and innovative University Library. Our mission as publishers, librarians, copyright experts, and technologists is to support the communications needs of scholars, and to publish, promote, and preserve the scholarly record.

Year publishing activities began: 2001

Organization: centralized library publishing unit/department

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Funding sources (%): library operating budget (60); sales revenue (40)

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Internal partners: campus departments or programs; individual faculty; graduate students; undergraduate students

External partners: Open Humanities Press; American Council of Learned Societies

Publishing platform(s): DSpace; WordPress; locally developed software

Digital preservation strategy: HathiTrust; in-house

Additional services: typesetting; copy-editing; marketing; outreach; training; analytics; cataloging; metadata; ISSN registration; DOI assignment/allocation of identifiers; contract/license preparation; author copyright advisory; other author advisory

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