Michigan and Kentucky University Presses Using Ingram’s CoreSource

January 12th, 2011 · Comments Off

Wow, University Presses are in the news this week.  This is the 5th press release I’ve gotten! Ingram Content Group Inc., announced agreements with two notable university presses for e-content management. The University of Michigan Press and The University Press of Kentucky have selected Ingram’s digital asset management platform, CoreSource®, to archive and distribute materials […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Business Models/Pricing · Discovery · Interfaces/Platforms · Preservation · Press Releases · Print on demand · Publishing · Vendor News

Univ. of Michigan Press Launches eBook Rental Program

August 31st, 2010 · Comments Off

From the UM Press blog: The University of Michigan Press announced today that it launched a new ebook rental program for more than 250 of its scholarly titles, allowing students or faculty to rent digital copies of the books at a discount for a month or six months.  Costs will range from 40% of list […]

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Thoughts on the UM Press Digital Move

March 24th, 2009 · Comments Off

You’ve probably read the news about the University of Michigan Press going digital only with most of their titles.  They’ve decided to jump to the future business model ahead of many publishers, by going digital now, rather than later.  I like their reasoning for the move.  Phil Pochoda, Director of the UM Press was quoted […]

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Tags: Print on demand