Initiative to Increase the Availability of International Literature
The Global Literature in Libraries Initiative is intended to raise the visibility of world literature for adults and children at the local, national, and international levels by facilitating close and direct collaboration between translators, librarians, publishers, editors, and educators. The program offers booklists and guides tied to major translation awards and library themes; programming ideas for various library user groups (children, teens, college students, adults, English language learners, and others); reviews of non-US translations to help librarians become better informed about what is being published around the world; and general education efforts to help librarians understand more thoroughly the value of translated and contemporary world-language literature. The website links to Literature Journals (electronic and print); InternationalLiterature Blogs; International Literature TED Talks; InternationalLiterature Podcasts; and more.
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