University of Michigan Press Ebook Collection







  Ending Soon   Special Offer  

  • Built on an entirely not-for-profit and mission-driven initiative, developed and supported by the scholarly and library communities, this collection includes complete coverage of new and forthcoming UMP scholarly ebook titles with perpetual access rights
    • Key subject areas include: arts, humanities and social sciences, with particular strength in political science, performing arts, classics and archaeology, and American Studies
  • 5% Early Adopter Discount on 2020 Frontlist Collection with commitment to purchase made by December 20, 2019
  • 5% End of Year Discount on 2019 Frontlist Collection with commitment to purchase made by December 20, 2019
  • 5% All Books Discount on combined purchase of 2020 Frontlist, 2019 Frontlist and Complete Backlist with commitment to purchase made by December 20, 2019
  • Charleston Conference Webinar: "Sustainable Publishing for Digital Scholarship in the Humanities hosted by University of Michigan Press" October 2 - Webinar Recording Available







The University of Michigan Press Ebook Collection (UMP EBC) is a comprehensive collection of scholarly ebooks from the University of Michigan Press, which includes:
  • Complete coverage of new and forthcoming UMP scholarly ebook titles with perpetual access rights hosted on an open source, community accountable infrastructure
  • At least 80 new books annually
  • Term access to over 1,000 backlist titles
  • Download a spreadsheet of available titles.


When a library invests in UMP EBC content it is also supporting the sustainability of open source, community accountable infrastructure.

The Platform - Fulcrum



The Fulcrum hosting platform was developed at the University of Michigan Press with initial funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Fulcrum is a community-based, open source publishing platform that helps publishers present the full richness of research outputs in a durable, discoverable, accessible and flexible form from their authors. 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:

Licensing



LYRASIS has negotiated a central license including desirable terms in accordance with the Charlotte Initiative principles:
  • Irrevocable perpetual access and archival preservation rights
  • Fulcrum Preservation Statement
  • Unlimited simultaneous users
  • Freedom from any Digital Rights Management (DRM)
  • Interlibrary Loan Rights
  • Free KBART and MARC records created by University of Michigan Libraries
  • COUNTER-compliant statistics
  • Enhanced discovery through partnerships with ProQuest, EBSCO and OCLC


2020 Frontlist Pricing

One-time purchase with perpetual rights plus term access to backfile.

Tier Carnegie Classification CRKN Bands Price
5 15 Bands 12, 13 $5,959
4 16-18 Bands 11, 10 $4,469
3 19-21 Bands 9, 8 $2,979
2 22-23 Bands 7, 6, 5 $1,490
1 1-14 Bands 4, 3, 2, 1 $715

2019 Frontlist Pricing

One-time purchase with perpetual rights plus term access to backfile.

Tier Carnegie Classification CRKN Bands Price
5 15 Bands 12, 13 $5,780
4 16-18 Bands 11, 10 $4,335
3 19-21 Bands 9, 8 $2,890
2 22-23 Bands 7, 6, 5 $1,445
1 1-14 Bands 4, 3, 2, 1 $694

About the University of Michigan Press

University of Michigan Press (UMP), a library-based publisher, endeavors to advance the values of the library community and adhere to best practices when creating, presenting, and selling its peer-reviewed, faculty-selected titles. UMP aims to make its books available as broadly as possible with library-friendly terms, while fulfilling the requirements from the University of Michigan for it to be largely self-sustaining.

About Fulcrum




More information is available at University of Michigan Press Ebook Collection

Licensing

LYRASIS has negotiated a central license with the best possible terms. Participating institutions placing new orders will be asked to agree to abide by the terms at that time.

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