August 19, 2010
ICDL search tools now available in Polish
College Park, MDThanks to help from our partners at the National Library of Poland, the ICDL search tools are now available in Polish. View Polish interface.
March 12, 2010
ICDL for iPad
College Park, MDWe are always hard at work developing versions of the ICDL for new devices. Lately, we have been developing for the “light tablet” style computer such as Apple’s “iPad” and HP's upcoming slates. On about April 3rd, we will release a version for the new iPad. It will include the full, beautiful collection of ICDL books. You will finally be able to read ICDL books to your child sitting in your lap – or easily hold up the “books” at digital story time. These screenshots show what it looks like – very exciting!
September 14, 2009
StoryKit iPhone application released
College Park, MDCreate your own electronic storybook on an iPhone. ICDL Researchers at the University of Maryland have just released a new iPhone app that lets you write and share multimedia stories with text, images, sound and drawings. The app, called "StoryKit," even includes some books from the ICDL. Download for free - search for "StoryKit" in the Apple AppStore. Every time you use it, you will be helping us better understand the use and impact of the ICDL.
April 23, 2008
Improving the readability of books in ICDLImportant and exciting enhancements were made to the ICDL. Thanks to a series of technical innovations developed at the University of Maryland, our books are now much easier to read. We can now display translations of books so you can read books in their original language, and in your language! The translation process is not fast, so it will take some time for all books to be translated. If you cannot wait, we encourage you to help by volunteering to translate and review books.
March 22, 2006
Introducing our new URL: www.childrenslibrary.org
February 15, 2006
Introducing a new and improved Standard Book Reader
January 18, 2006
Introducing new Advanced Search functionality
December 16, 2005
Introducing the ICDL Book of the Day at Google
November 28, 2005
Introducing multilingual metadata for dozens of books
October 26, 2005
Introducing our redesigned Web site, a customizable bookshelf, and a new interface language
May 25, 2005
The ICDL searching and reading tools now available in nine languages
October 18, 2004
Introducing two new search interfaces: "Simple" and "Advanced
February 6, 2004
New version of ICDL Basic released
December 2, 2003
New version of ICDL Basic supports multiple languages
July 15, 2003
Further enhancements to ICDL Basic
May 28, 2003
Introducing a more widely accessible version of ICDL: "ICDL Basic"
November 20, 2002
Introducing the International Children's Digital Library (aka "ICDL")
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