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General Directorate for Book, Archives and Libraries

General Directorate for Book, Archives and Libraries

The General Directorate for Book, Archives and Libraries (DGLAB) is a public body under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture. Its aim is to define and oversee the coordination and implementation of an integrated non-school and library book policy at national level, and the dissemination of Portuguese literary works and writers at an international level.

Portuguese Books Database

Portuguese books translated and published abroad are now available on a database:

It contains information on works that were translated from Portuguese language, by Portuguese and African authors, as well as picture books and comics.

Easily manageable information is provided with immediate results for all users.