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Benetech Human Rights Data Analysis Group Releases Statistical Report for the Liberian Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Results of Analysis Identifies Perpetrators Most Responsible For Violence During Liberia’s 24 Years of Conflict Former Liberian President Charles Taylor — already on trial for war crimes and crimes against humanity for his role in Sierra Leone’s civil war &mdash also led the Liberian rebel group responsible for the largest number of reported violations during […]

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Benetech’s Bookshare Library Expands Partnership With Publisher HarperCollins

Agreement Will Provide More Accessible Books To People With Print Disabilities Bookshare and HarperCollins Publishers have expanded their partnership to provide digital books for Bookshare’s accessible online library for people with print disabilities. Since 2005, HarperCollins has provided Bookshare with digital book files; it has now agreed to donate its full ebook catalog. “We are […]

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U.S. Trade and Textbook Publishers Partner with Bookshare

Agreements Increase the Quantity of Digital Accessible Books for Individuals with Print Disabilities April 29, 2009, Washington, D.C., The National Press Club — In an effort to improve the availability and quantity of digital accessible educational books, textbooks and trade books, Bookshare, the world’s largest online accessible library for individuals with print disabilities, today announced […]

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Benetech CEO Jim Fruchterman to Speak at the National Press Club

Bookshare Partnerships with Universities and Publishers Will Be Announced Benetech® CEO Jim Fruchterman has been invited to speak at the National Press Club about Bookshare’s leadership in global initiatives that increase the availability of accessible published materials for individuals with print disabilities. The event will take place on April 29, at 10 am in the […]

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Hachette Book Group Partners with Bookshare

Partnership Makes Thousands of Books Available to People with Print Disabilities Bookshare and Hachette Book Group (HBG) announced today that they have entered into a partnership to provide digital books for Bookshare’s accessible online library for people with print disabilities. This partnership has two components that break new ground in the publishing industry. First, Hachette […]

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