Global digital library

The Global Digital Library (GDL) is being developed to increase the availability of high quality mother tongue learning resources worldwide.

The GDL-project is currently in an initial stage; establishing the implementation plan and steering structure and piloting the technical platform.

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About the Global Digital Library

The Global Digital Library will expand access to mother tongue (MT) content by providing openly licensed, downloadable materials that allow sharing, electronic use and large scale printing, as well as linking to other sources for those materials.

The initial focus will be on learning resources that can support children’s literacy learning. Other learning resources will be included at a later stage.

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Compilation of digital libraries

If you are looking for reading resources, All Children Reading have made a compilation of digital libraries, carefully curated to feature a variety of sites that provide local language early grade reading materials.

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Project Partners

The Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD) and Norwegian Digital Learning Arena (NDLA) are leading the development of the Global Digital Library as part of the Global Book Alliance. Other collaborating partners include the All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development partners (USAID, World Vision, and the Australian Government).

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