Michigan's Free, Online Textbooks Include Factual Errors, Poor GrammarThe first four books produced in the Michigan Open Book Project were written by Michigan social studies teachers and lack the editing and review used by traditional publishers.
U-M Halts Book Digitizing Project After LawsuitThe University of Michigan says it has committed some serious errors in its legally challenged book digitizing project and is putting new releases on hold.
Authors Guild Sues U-M Over Online BooksAuthors and authors' groups are suing the University of Michigan and four other universities, hoping to stop the creation of online libraries made up of as many as 7 million copyright-protected books they say were scanned without authorization.
ProQuest Acquires EbraryAs its content-unifying new search platform rolls out to libraries around the world, Ann Arbor-based ProQuest has acquired acclaimed e-book pioneer Ebrary, setting the stage for significant acceleration of the process of serious research.

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