When ‘an increasingly globalized and educated population’ demands more, ‘publishers are faced with the challenge of redefining an industry,’ in the United Arab Emirates.
‘The problem with the Kenyan society is that we read mostly for exams.’ The country’s publishers say they’re troubled by children’s lack of a reading habit.
A preview of BISG’s upcoming ‘Making Information Pay: Publishers Making a Profit By Making a Difference’ conference on May 26 focusing on the benefits of corporate social responsibility in publishing.
Colombia is still “a young country” in literacy. The Bogotá Book Fair is helping to change that, says the publishing association chief.
A report from Nielsen about India’s book market shows rising literacy rates and education, complicated by 22 languages and over 1,600 dialects.
Literacy nonprofit Worldreader was named by Fast Company magazine as one of the year’s most innovative companies for its work using digital books to fight poverty.
India’s Pratham Books’ StoryWeaver platform offers open source of children’s books and encourages users to translate, adapt and use the content for free.
Jet Blue, Random House and Mary Pope Osborne are giving away free kids books through a program that places book vending machines in underprivileged neighborhoods.
In honor of World Book Day, the International Publishers Association has an infographic on how much children should read and why literacy is important.
The Indigenous Literacy Foundation has spent a decade leveraging the skills of publishing pros bring the love of books to remote communities in Australia.