Links to Essential Resources, Containers and API’s
The Global Digital Library (GDL) was launched in 2016 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The GDL aims to promote early-grade literacy worldwide by making storybooks and other reading materials available in more than 100 languages.
All GDL resources are free and available in digital and print-ready form. The Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) is leading the development of the GDL, with support from All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development partners (USAID, World Vision, and the Australian government).
Among the materials included on the website are texts from the Enabling Writers Workshop Program, which is funded by the ACR GCD partners, with technical support from Reading within Reach
The Global Reading Network brings together donors, practitioners, government officials, national and international civil society organizations, and other stakeholders committed to improving reading outcomes for primary grade children around the world. With support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and other key donor and development partners.
The World Digital Library (WDL) is a project of the U.S. Library of Congress, carried out with the support of the United Nations Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization (UNESCO), and in cooperation with libraries, archives, museums, educational institutions, and international organizations from around the world.
The principal objectives of the WDL are to:
Promote international and intercultural understanding;
Expand the volume and variety of cultural content on the Internet;
Provide resources for educators, scholars, and general audiences;
Build capacity in partner institutions to narrow the digital divide within and between countries.
Choose among free epub and Kindle eBooks, download them or read them online.
You will find the world’s great literature here, with focus on older works for which U.S. copyright has expired.
Thousands of volunteers digitized and diligently proofread the eBooks, for enjoyment and education.
No fee or registration! Everything from Project Gutenberg is gratis, libre, and completely without cost to readers.
Free Programming Books is a collaboratively maintained list of courses, podcasts/screencasts and other free resources about programming and related topics
To date, over 1,000 different contributors have compiled over 3,000 links to free programming resources.
It’s github repo has been “starred” more than any other project on Github except Twitter Bootstrap. https://ebookfoundation.github.io/free-programming-books/