Category Archives: Digital Publishing

News and analysis about digital publishing and related technology in Brazil

Saraiva Launches “Publique-se!” Self-publishing Platform

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Saraiva has launched its own self-publishing portal, “Publique-se!,” which translates to “Publish it yourself,” and offers 35% royalties to authors. Read More

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Brazil’s Government Debates Future of Digital Publishing

Congresso Nacional Brasilia

A high level meeting in Brasilia debated the future of digital publishing, focusing on reducing taxes on ebooks and devices and using digital to promote the democratization of reading.
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Total Number of Portuguese Brazilian Ebook Titles Reaches 25,000

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The latest Simplissimo survey revealed there are currently 25,000 Portuguese titles available in the digital format in Brazil, a jump from 16,000 in August 2012. Read More

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Unesp Offers Another 53 Free E-books; 134,000 Downloaded Since 2010

José Castilho, president of publisher Unesp

State University of São Paulo, Unesp, has added another 53 titles to its free e-book collection, Propg/FEU Digital, bringing the total to 191. Since the 2010 launch, the free ebooks have been downloaded 134,000 times.  Read More

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Academic Ebooks Added to SciELO Digital Library

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SciELO will now offer open access and commercial ebooks from university research presses, in addition to academic articles and journals. Read More

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