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The Accessible Books Consortium announces the winners of the International Excellence Award 2016

Submitted by veraliah on Wed, 04/13/2016 - 15:34
The Accessible Books Consortium (ABC) has announced the winners of the International Excellence Award for Accessible Publishing 2016, during an awards ceremony at the London Book Fair on 13 April. 

Elsevier won in the publisher category, whilst the Action on Disability Rights and Development (ADRAD), an NGO, and the DK Braille Concept Development Team (part of Penguin Random House) won in the project initiative category.

All three above mentioned organizations were recognized for providing outstanding leadership and achievements in advancing the accessibility of commercial e-books or other digital publications for persons who are blind, visually impaired or otherwise print disabled.

Further information on the awards and the winners is available on the ABC website