By Hannah Johnson
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- Textbook Consortium Launch “Minha Biblioteca” E-book Service for University Libraries
- Brazil’s 2nd International Congress of the Digital Book Scheduled for July 26-27
- British Pubs Plan September Visit to Brazil and Argentina in Search of Opportunities
- São Paulo Elite Lecture Series to Feature Pamuk, Walesa and More
Four major publishers — Grupo A, GEN, Saraiva and Atlas — with a strong presence in the textbook market have launched an e-book distribution service aimed primarily at university libraries.
The Brazilian Book Chamber is hplanning the second edition of The International Congress of Digital Book, scheduled for July 26-27 in São Paulo, with some 500 people from the book industry are expected to attend.
From September 7-17, the UK’s Publishers Association and the Independent Publishers Guild is hosting a delegation of British publishers on a trip through Brazil and Argentina, to introduce them to these markets.
The Fronteiras do Pensamento (Frontiers of Thought) is amonthly lecture series in São Paulo and Porto Alegre. The latest will feature high-calibre speakers including Orhan Pamuk and Lech Walesa.