Libworld – Brazil

Brazil ranks first in concentration of servers and using internet in Latin America 1) www.lateinamerika-studien.at
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Concerning quality and quantity the scientific offer is barely short of the European. Not only the National Library offers some online services on her homepage. For instance you can save queries (Minha estante, my shelf) and compile your own profile (Cadastro, personal entry) including an alerting service. Also unofficial contributions are interesting, for a thing the virtual library Bibvirt created by Brazilian students. It records a significant number of Brazilian and Portuguese literary works, some of them in full-text version.

Today our guest author Moreno Albuquerque de Barros will define the role of the Brazilian biblioblogosphere. He is a Brazilian librarian and editor of ExtraLibris and BSF (“Blog direcionado aos profissionais e estudantes de Biblioteconomia, Ciência e Gestão da Informação”) blog and has already written a few articles on the blogging subject.
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Carnival of the Infosciences

We’ve been carnivalized. The Carnival of the Infosciences mentioned our LibWorld series:

Christian Hauschke presents Libworld – an introduction posted at Infobib. This article introduces a series of postings, in which information professionals from diverse countries portray their local library and library related blog sphere. It started very successful with Spain and Hungary, and we are told that others will follow soon.

Right, Norway followed, and others like Brazil or Sweden will follow soon, too.

The Carnival is a weekly weblog post that endeavors to showcase the best posts in the blogosphere about topics related to the wide world of Library and Information Science. To be alerted when a new Carnival is posted, subscribe to the RSS feed. (from the Carnival’s wiki).

The 70th issue can be found at InfoSciPhi.