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SAGE Publishing named Accessible Publisher of the Year

March 20, 2017

London, UK. SAGE Publishing is delighted to share the news that it has won the Accessible Books Consortium International Excellence Award for Accessible Publishing at the London Book Fair.  All of the nominees were judged on the criteria of outstanding leadership or achievements in improving the accessibility of books or other digital publications for persons who are blind, visually impaired or otherwise print disabled.

On winning the award, SAGE’s Digital Sales Manager, Huw Alexander made the following remarks:

“Since our founding, we have firmly believed that education is at the heart of any healthy society. Ensuring that we, as an academic industry, create a level playing field in which research can be accessed by all, is central to that belief and mission. Being named as the ABC Accessible Publisher of the year is a great honour for us – it is a great credit to the work done by the team and clearly illustrates SAGE’s commitment to ensuring that teaching and research is accessed by all on a global scale. We will continue to work even harder to improve accessibility standards at SAGE and throughout the publishing industry."

Find out more about accessibility at SAGE here and more about the London Book Fair International Excellence Awards here.

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