Making your content accessible: a guide for ELT publishers

It’s estimated that one billion people, or 15% of the world's population, experience some form of disability. Although there is a moral and business case for ELT publishers to make their books accessible to disabled students currently less than 10% of the world’s printed materials can be read by someone with a print disability. This [...]

Do you know your known knowns?: A Reflection from BookMachine's 5th Birthday

As Assistant Production Editor at emc design, one part of my job that I really enjoy is attending events within the publishing industry. My first blog post is inspired by the BookMachine talk we attended in London in September. George Walkley at BookMachine: The Next Five Years of Publishing. Credit: Sam Perkins BookMachine celebrated their fifth [...]

Into the vaults at The Higgins Bedford

Mike (Cryer), his son Sam and friend Jason Pinny recently had an exciting opportunity to look at the Edward Bawden collection at The Higgins (http://www.thehigginsbedford.org.uk) in Bedford. Prompted by Mike and Sam developing an interest in linocutting (see previous blogs), Sam asked The Higgins Bedford if we might be allowed a private viewing. Bawden donated [...]