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Timeline of the Brazilian Publishing Marketplace: 1995-2012

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International interest, digitization, and market consolidation are not new phenomenon in Brazil, and many began more than ten years ago, as evidenced by this brief timeline of publishing market since 1995.
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Can Brazil Build 39 Libraries Per Day Until 2020?

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Brazil’s is demanding that every school in the country house a library by 2020. To meet that goal, 128,020 libraries will have to be built, or 39 per day. Read More

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Brazilian Government Commits $194.6 Million to Support Literary Initiatives

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Ministry of Culture in Brazil announced investments of R$373.7 million to the National Plan for Books and Literature. Read More

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Publishers Trade Union forms Association to Fight ‘Censorship’ Law

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Snel, the Brazilian publishers’ trade union, has created Anel, Associação Nacional dos Editores de Livros (National Association of Book Publishers), to fight the 20th amendment of the Brazilian Civil Code at the country’s Supreme Court, […] Read More

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Brazilian Gov’t Announces Plan to Buy Digital Content for Schools in 2014

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The Programa Nacional do Livro Didático (PNLD), which acquires all educational books used in Brazilian public schools, has officially announced plans to begin buying digital content from publishing houses as of 2014. Initially, the plan […] Read More

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