Accessible Books Consortium

The short-list for the 2020 ABC International Excellence Award in Accessible Publishing was announced on February 10, 2020. 3 publishers and 3 initiatives are competing for the two awards in the respective categories. The names of the winners will be unveiled at the awards ceremony taking place at the London Book Fair on March 10, 2020.

Blog

Michiel Kolman
26 September 2023
Freedom to publish
Publishing industry
Diversity and Inclusion
Actors have an amazing profession: on stage or in a movie they become a character, someone else than their own personality. The sky seems the limit on the roles you can play as an actor: rich or poor, introvert or extrovert, young or old, anything go...
Michiel Kolman
20 September 2023
Partnership
Publishing industry
Diversity and Inclusion

Michiel Kolman, Chair of the IPA's Inclusive Publishing and Literacy Committee spoke to Dan Conway, CEO of the Publishers Association (UK) about their Inclusivity Action Plan and their past work on diversity and inclusion. 

Flavia Bravin
18 September 2023
Partnership
Publishing industry
Diversity and Inclusion
In September, one of the most significant book events in Brazil took place, the Rio de Janeiro Book Fair (Bienal do Livro do Rio de Janeiro), with record-breaking numbers of attendees and sales, and for the first time, featuring an internat...
Gvantsa Jobava
08 September 2023
Freedom to publish
Book policy
Literacy
Publishing industry
Diversity and Inclusion
The 8 September marks UNESCO’s World Literacy Day. The theme chosen by UNESCO for this year is Promoting literacy for a world in transition: Building the foundation for sustainable and peaceful societies. Literacy is the foundation for sustainable an...
Michiel Kolman
28 August 2023
Publishing industry
Diversity and Inclusion
Earlier this month, the Pride season arrived in my hometown Amsterdam where Elsevier is also headquartered. Two weeks of events to celebrate Pride but also a moment of protest as the LGBTIQ+ community is increasingly under attack globally. We started...
Gautier Chomel
25 July 2023
Partnership
Publishing industry
Accessibility
Diversity and Inclusion
Books are playing a major role in spreading ideas, enriching the culture and turning our democracies into flourishing debated places. No matter whether they are used to escape from our reality or to dive into it, access to books remains a fundamental...
Gautier Chomel
21 July 2023
Partnership
Publishing industry
Accessibility
The European Digital Reading Lab (EDRLab) is a digital innovation laboratory by and for the publishing industry. We are an international, non-profit development laboratory, working on the deployment of an open, interoperable and accessible digital pu...
Hugo Setzer
20 July 2023
Partnership
Book policy
Publishing industry
Accessibility
Diversity and Inclusion

I write this post while returning home from a board meeting of the Accessible Books Consortium (ABC) and the celebration of the Marrakesh Treaty’s 10th anniversary at the World Intellectual Property Organization, WIPO, in Geneva.

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