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Brazil’s Government Debates Future of Digital Publishing

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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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New E-book Library for Brazilian Mobile Devices

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Mobile phone company Claro, with 61 million users in Brazil, is adding a new cloud based subscription e-book library, Claro Leitura, with 1,500 titles.  Read More

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Wiley Exec Philip Kisray Explains Plans for Building Business in Brazil

Philip Kirsay recently visited Brazil in anticipation of Wiley entering the market.

Wiley says the plan is not to become a Brazilian publisher, but to be more proactive, improve our distribution, develop new products and sell more rights. Read More

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Pearson Expands University E-Library to 1,500 Titles, 40 Subjects

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Pearson has expanded Biblioteca Virtual Universitária to 1,500 titles in 40 subject areas and 5 new publishers. The service was launched in 2005 with just 100 titles. Read More

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Gov’t Investment Turns “Portal de Periódicos” Into a Top Global Virtual Library

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Brazil, spent R$133.2 million (US$66.6 million) to fill Portal de Periódicos in 2011, making it one of the biggest online libraries in the world. Read More

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