DIGITAL

Smartphones connect 4.7 billion people to the Internet.
Virtual libraries can put a bookshelf in every pocket.

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LICENSING

Speeding up permissions helped libraries and schools better serve readers with blindness and other print disabilities.

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FAIR USE

Libraries and book charities can invoke existing legal flexibility to translate children's books into underserved languages.

 

LEGAL REFORM

Lawmakers can legalize translations into disadvantaged languages, without impacting publishing income.

 

OPEN BOOKS

Creative Commons licenses helped one nonprofit go from producing a few dozen new books each year, to producing thousands.

Image Credit: Nirja Desai at Pratham Books' Storyweaver.org.in

 

VOLUNTEERS

One in ten Icelanders will publish a book.
It's not because they hope to get rich.

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SCALING UP

We can end childhood book hunger by 2030, but only through a strategy of mass translation, free eBooks, and cheap copies.

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YOU CAN HELP

Learn how YOU can help end childhood book hunger.