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Translation matters: protocols and practices for book production in low-income and remote communities

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When delivering children’s books and educational resources into low-income and remote environments experiencing resource poverty, questions around how best to translate a text have a unique relevance. This Working Paper surveys academic and NGO research activities in support of Libraries For All’s approach to translation within the challenging conditions of remote and low-income communities. It summarises translation theory, best practice protocols, and the considerations of working with unstable and evolving languages.

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