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Every Library in Denmark Now Offers Free Online Courses in 120+ Languages

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Digital Content Associates (DCA) brokers deal between Transparent Language, Inc. and Danish
Central Libraries to bring free language learning to libraries nationwide.


London January 21 st 2024 – DCA and Transparent Language, Inc., a leading provider of
language-learning solutions, are pleased to announce a new partnership with the Danish
Central Libraries. This agreement brings free online language learning to every library
community across Denmark, supporting the country’s commitment to multilingualism and
cultural diversity.

Transparent Language, Inc. will provide its flagship library e-resource, Transparent Language
Online for Libraries, to all branches of the Danish Central Libraries system. Library patrons can
choose from courses in more than 120 languages, including Danish. Courses include interactive
activities targeting listening, speaking, reading, writing, grammar, and more. Learners can
access the platform at the library, at home on their laptops or phones, and even download
lessons to learn offline in the mobile app.


Jim Schmidt, Vice President of Library Sales, highlights how this partnership aims to enhance
language education nationwide: “We’re thrilled to announce our newest national partnership, and we believe it is a significant step forward for both organizations. No one is more passionate about improving their communities than librarians, and by expanding access to Transparent Language Online to all
libraries across Denmark, we can bring language education in over 120 languages to all Danes.”


Dorte Thuesen, project lead for Danish Central Libraries, said: “We are pleased that from January 2024 we can offer online language courses for all citizens in Denmark. We have seen strong demand for this service from both citizens and public libraries, and we have therefore entered into a two-year agreement with Transparent Language Online.”


Barney Allan of DCA said: “We are very pleased and proud to have the opportunity to work with the Danish library authority and TLO on this project. TLO are planning on some exciting enhancements to localize the service for Danish users. Our goal is to make this collaboration a model for other library
systems in the region and beyond.”


About Transparent Language
At Transparent Language, we leverage our expertise in technology and in the research and
practice of language learning and teaching to build unique capabilities for use by US
Government agencies and organizations, as well as hundreds of public libraries, thousands of
schools, and millions of individuals. We care about all languages, regardless of commercial
value. We believe that language technology needs to work for all courses and curricula, not just
a few courses. It needs to benefit not only individuals, but entire programs. We believe that
great language technology not only changes the user experience; it transforms the economics,
logistics, and reliability of language learning.

About Digital Content Associates Ltd 
DCA represents several leading content providers for the international library sector. Our
mission is to help libraries grow usage, attract new cardholders, and protect budgets and jobs.
We bring libraries a range of compelling digital content and effective online learning tools to
support library success.

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