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Brazilian University Presses Flirt With Free, Open Access Books

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SciELO Books is a pilot project for University Presses to offer free books around Brazil, and has put 250 titles online, with a goal of 500 by the end of the year.  Read More

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Brazil’s E-book Market: Order, But Slow Progress

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E-book distribution and retailing is ramping up, but only 4,000 e-book titles are available in Brazilian Portuguese. Over the past 12 months, Brazilians put aside their fears that the e-book would be the death of […] Read More

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DLD Launches Group Brazilian E-book Distribution Platform This Month

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In March 2010, six Brazilian publishers –- Objetiva (partially owned by Santillana), Record, Sextante, Rocco, Planeta and L&PM — got together to launch an e-book distribution company called Distribuidora de Livros Digitais (DLD). The business […] Read More

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Xeriph, E-book Aggregator and Distributor, Gets $1.8 million Investment

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Xeriph, a Brazilian e-book aggregator based in Rio de Janeiro, has just received an investment of US$ 1.8 million from a national Brazilian group. Xeriph was founded in 2010 and is currently the only active […] Read More

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Southern Brazilian Bookstore Chain Livrarias Curitiba Goes Digital

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Livrarias Curitiba is the fifth largest bookstore chain in Brazil, with 18 stores located mainly in southern Brazil. Last month, they quietly launched their e-bookstore, powered by Xeriph, the first indigenous e-book distributor in operation […] Read More

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