[MDL] FW: [Lyroffers] NEW University of Michigan Press Ebook Collection Now Available

Maryland Digital Library mdl at lyrasis.org
Fri Nov 2 11:58:35 EDT 2018

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New University of Michigan Press Ebook Collection Now Available

LYRASIS is very excited to announce the new University of Michigan Press Ebook Collection!

The University of Michigan Press Ebook Collection (UMP EBC)<https://www.lyrasis.org/content/Pages/product-details.aspx?pid=8D37544B-F9AA-E811-9416-00155DA0E429> is a comprehensive collection of the University of Michigan Press's scholarly ebooks. This community-supported scholarly research collection features peer-reviewed, faculty-selected content in the arts, humanities, and social sciences, with particular strength in political science, performing arts, classics and archaeology, and American studies.

The University of Michigan Press<https://www.press.umich.edu/>, part of the University of Michigan Library, has gone to great lengths to advance the values of the library community and adhere to best practices when creating, presenting, and selling this collection. The new collection is hosted on Fulcrum, a community-based, open source publishing platform available in its entirety through an exclusive partnership with LYRASIS, making this a fully not-for-profit model committed to enriching the community and making more valuable content available for libraries.

The UMP Ebook Collection Features

  *   Complete coverage of new and forthcoming UMP scholarly ebook titles with perpetual access rights
  *   At least 80 new books annually
  *   Term access to over 1,000 backlist titles
  *   Download a spreadsheet of available titles<https://umich.box.com/s/3ylk40n7lo3oyl62j9wlvvhus69ocf0v>
  *   Sample Open Access titles are available to view at https://www.fulcrum.org/michigan


The Fulcrum hosting platform was developed at the University of Michigan Press with initial funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. As well as books, the UMP EBC contains long-form digital works featuring integrated multimedia, podcasts, and even 3D models. As a leading community-developed, open source platform for digital scholarship, Fulcrum offers the best possible version of UMP titles, including features such as:

  *   Accessibility Statement<https://www.fulcrum.org/accessibility/> and a Public VPAT 2.1<https://www.fulcrum.org/docs/Fulcrum-VPAT2.1-20180818.pdf>
  *   EPUB 3 reader optimized for mobile devices
  *   EPUB 3 and PDF downloads
  *   Select titles enhanced with multimedia
  *   Zoomable online images
  *   Embedded audio and video
  *   OpenURL compliant
  *   Metrics dashboard including COUNTER stats


LYRASIS has negotiated a central license including desirable terms in accordance with the Charlotte Initiative<http://charlotteinitiative.uncc.edu/> principles:

  *   Irrevocable perpetual access and archival rights
  *   Unlimited simultaneous users
  *   Freedom from any Digital Rights Management (DRM)

  *   ADA Compliance
  *   Interlibrary Loan Rights
  *   Free KBART and MARC records created by University of Michigan Libraries
  *   Enhanced discovery through partnerships with ProQuest, EBSCO and OCLC
  *   Access the license<http://lyrasis.org/content/Documents/LYRASIS%20University%20of%20Michigan%20Press%20eBook%20Collection%20License.pdf>

2019 Collection Pricing

One-time purchase with perpetual rights plus term access to backfile, with options for print add-on.


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**2019 Fall Special Offer

Early Adopter Discount: Receive an extra 5% discount with a purchase of the 2019 Collection by December 31, 2018.

Informational Webinar
If you would like to learn more about the University of Michigan Press Ebook Collection then please join us at 11 a.m. EST on Friday, November 16. Registration information is below.

The University of Michigan Ebook Collection: An investment in open source, community accountable infrastructure
11 a.m. EST
Friday, November 16, 2018
Register here<https://www.lyrasis.org/Content/Pages/Event-Details.aspx?Eid=03DD49DB-BDD7-E811-80F1-00155DF5E41E>

LYRASIS is proud to be a part of this entirely not-for-profit and mission-driven initiative, developed and supported by the scholarly and library communities.

To obtain quotes or more information about this or any of the current New & Special Offers<https://www.lyrasis.org/content/Pages/New-and-Special-Offers.aspx>, please contact LYRASIS Member Support<mailto:membersupport at lyrasis.org?subject=Quote%20Request> or your Member Representative<https://www.lyrasis.org/about/Pages/Member-Outreach-Team.aspx>.

Thank you,

Sharla Lair
LYRASIS Licensing and Strategic Partnerships Team<https://www.lyrasis.org/about/Pages/Licensing-and-Partnerships-Team.aspx>


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