Translating, proofing, printing, and then finally distributing Bibles to new people groups used to take up to thirty years. Now, when partners send us new translations, as soon as we upload them onto our servers, they become available worldwide…within minutes. And since last October alone, these partners have already provided us with 50 new versions in 39 new languages.
1206 text entries
958 unique languages
389 complete Bibles
773 New Testaments
131 contributing entities
The Digital Bible Library 4.4 was released on January 27, 2016. It is primarily a bug fix release. [Read more…]
DBL 4.4 includes a new feature which will automate the creation of an ePub 3.0 file for any text entry stored in DBL.
The generated ePub includes a standard table of contents, an embedded HTML contents page, chapter and verse navigation links, and live links for all scripture references which were properly checked and validated within Paratext before submission to DBL. Vernacular book names and abbreviations used throughout the ePub are configured from the metadata supplied for the text in DBL. A variety of options are provided for configuring the ePub fonts, styles, and structure. [Read more…]
The Digital Bible Library 4.4 was released on November 27, 2015. It provides a collection of new features and updates for licensing, API access, ePub generation, USX and text metadata improvements, and a general UI refresh. [Read more…]