[MDL] FW: University of Michigan Press Ebook Collection | 2020 Featured Fall Offer | Announcing: Dialogues in Democracy

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From: lyroffers-bounces at lyralists.lyrasis.org <lyroffers-bounces at lyralists.lyrasis.org> On Behalf Of Sharla Lair
Sent: Thursday, September 10, 2020 10:10 AM
To: 'lyroffers at lyralists.lyrasis.org' <lyroffers at lyralists.lyrasis.org>
Subject: [Lyroffers] University of Michigan Press Ebook Collection | 2020 Featured Fall Offer | Announcing: Dialogues in Democracy

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Hello everyone. I hope this email finds you all safe and healthy as the fall semester progresses. Today we want to share with you two new things from the University of Michigan Press: Dialogues in Democracy and the 2020 Featured Fall Offer for the University of Michigan Press Ebook Collection.

While LYRASIS partners with a variety of scholarly publishing programs to help member institutions' dollars go further, we encourage prioritizing investing in mission-aligned, scholarly publishing programs, like the University of Michigan Press. LYRASIS is committed to serving our members where they are, all the while trying to inspire and empower our members to invest in infrastructure that supports sustainable publishing of scholarly content.

University of Michigan Press Special Programs: Dialogues in Democracy - Core titles in politics and public policy now "free-to-read"

The University of Michigan Press is pleased to announce the launch of "Dialogues in Democracy," a collection of at least 25 free-to-read books contextualized by multimedia resources including author podcasts and videos. Ideal for students and the engaged voter alike, these resources illustrate the core tensions in American political culture-tensions that erupt every four years during the presidential election and are particularly apparent during these unusual times.

In fall 2020, University of Michigan students, faculty, and staff will join together in a university-wide educational initiative<https://speakactvote.umich.edu/> to explore what it means to a member of a democratic society. The free titles featured in "Dialogues in Democracy" allow the public to join this "theme semester" from anywhere in the world, with a curated selection from the Press's world-renowned political science list <https://www.publishing.umich.edu/features/reading-the-2020-presidential-election> enriched by interviews with the leading scholars who work with the Press.

Learn more: https://www.publishing.umich.edu/features/reading-the-2020-presidential-election.

2020 Featured Fall Offer - 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. 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. UMP EBC 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.

Fall Offer

  *   5% End of Year Discount on 2020 Frontlist Collection with commitment to purchase made by December 18, 2020
  *   5% Early Adopter Discount on 2021 Frontlist Collection with commitment to purchase made by December 18, 2020
  *   Additional 5% All Books Discount on purchase of all books in UMP EBC with commitment to purchase made by December 18, 2020
     *   Includes
        *   2021 Frontlist Collection
        *   2020 Frontlist Collection
        *   2012 - 2019 Backlist Collections

The UMP Ebook Collection Features

  *   Frontlists include complete coverage of new and forthcoming UMP scholarly DRM-free ebook titles with perpetual access rights
     *   At least 80 new books annually
     *   Purchase of frontlist includes term access to over 1,000 backlist titles
     *   Download UMP EBC Title List<https://umich.box.com/s/3ylk40n7lo3oyl62j9wlvvhus69ocf0v>
     *   Sample Open Access titles are available to view: https://www.fulcrum.org/michigan<https://www.fulcrum.org/michigan?f%5Bopen_access_sim%5D%5B%5D=yes&locale=en>
  *   Irrevocable perpetual access and archival preservation rights
     *   Fulcrum Preservation Statement<https://www.fulcrum.org/preservation/> (recently updated)
  *   Dedication to meet the highest accessibility standards
     *   Accessibility Statement<https://www.fulcrum.org/accessibility/>
  *   License and Pricing information is located at http://bit.ly/LYRUMPEBC

Please contact LYRASIS Member Support<mailto:membersupport at lyrasis.org?subject=2015%20Spring%20Year-End%20New%20&%20Special%20Offers%20Question> or your Member Representative<https://www.lyrasis.org/about/Pages/Member-Outreach-Team.aspx> to request a quote.

Thank you,

Sharla Lair
LYRASIS Content & Scholarly Communication Initiatives<https://www.lyrasis.org/about/Pages/Licensing-and-Partnerships-Team.aspx>


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