Transparent Language Online Wins 8th Modern Library Award Posted by meaghan on Jan 24, 2023 in For Libraries
Move over seven, eight is our lucky number now.
We’re thrilled to receive our 8th consecutive Modern Library Awards Platinum Award for Transparent Language Online!
The Modern Library Awards (MLAs) are like the People’s Choice Awards, but better because the voters are librarians evaluating the products they provide to their patrons. For the 8th year in a row, Transparent Language Online has received a Platinum Award, the highest honor possible.
Our Library Programs Manager, Lauren, gives all the credit back to our library customers:
“Communities constantly expect more and more from their libraries. In turn, libraries expect more from us to help meet their changing needs—and we love that! Their feedback helps us improve. In 2022, public libraries were a primary resource for incoming refugees from Afghanistan, Ukraine, and beyond. Their requests inspired us to create new ESL courses for those populations. We see how hard librarians work to serve their diverse, expanding communities. It’s rewarding to play a small part and have them recognize our hard work too.”
Transparent Language Online updates that libraries loved in 2022 include:
- English for Ukrainian speakers and English for Pashto and Dari speakers
- our first American Sign Language course (more to come in 2023!)
- 8 new indigenous languages courses: Cherokee, Deg Xinag, Dinak’i (Upper Kuskokwim), Hän, Laz, Tanacross, Upper Tanana (Nee’aanèegn’), and Yup’ik
- beginner and intermediate courses for professionals learning Chinese, French, Spanish, and Russian
To our existing library partners, thank you, merci, gracias, 谢谢, and beyond. It’s a joy to help you bring and promote language learning to your communities!
If you are looking for inspiration and materials to help spread the word, check out the Library Marketing Kit, which we update throughout the year. And if you’d like to request any special materials, you can reach out to us at: email@example.com.
To librarians curious about bringing language learning opportunities to your community, we’re excited to speak with you in 2023 and show you what’s possible with Transparent Language Online for Libraries.
Build vocabulary, practice pronunciation, and more with Transparent Language Online. Available anytime, anywhere, on any device.