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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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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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Gov’t Hopes to Double Number of Books Brazilians Read Annually

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The Brazilian Ministry of Culture’s Plano Nacional de Cultura (National Plan of Culture), was released on December 13 and outlined 53 goals to be achieved by 2020. The Plan, which is intended to guide the […] Read More

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Brazil Gov’t Backs Literary Programs, Libraries with R$211 Million

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By Roberta Campassi Fundação Biblioteca Nacional (FBN), the government institution responsible for reading politics and public libraries in Brazil, will invest a total of R$211 million this year in programs. This will include the construction […] Read More

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