May 28, 2022

Video: Fulcrum Digital Publishing Platform Will Power ACLS Humanities Ebook

From the University of Michigan Library (via YouTube)

Michigan Publishing visits the staff of ACLS Humanities E-Book in New York to discuss their selection of Fulcrum as their next-generation platform for reading, discovery, and preservation. The Fulcrum platform, hosted by the U-M Library and developed with the support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, presents audiovisual materials, 3D models, and other complex digital objects in close relationship with the text.


  • November 2017
    Showcasing Beta Version of Platform at Librarian Focus Group at Charleston Conference.
  • Feedback and development cycle.
  • April 2018
    Humanities Open Book (OA) Content Launches on New Platform.
  • Feedback and development cycle.
  • August 2018
    ACLS HEB Goes Live on Fulcrum.

See Also: Video: “Building the Better Ebook and Beyond” Session at CNI Fall Meeting (February 8, 2017)

See Also: Michigan Publishing Announces Beta Launch of New Publishing Platform, Fulcrum (October 28, 2016)

Direct to Fulcrum Website

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