Portal de Periódicos da CAPES

Consortial Abbreviation: 
Periódicos/CAPES
Slogan or Motto: 
Programa Brasileiro de Acesso à Informação Científica e Tecnológica.
Brief Description: 

The CAPES Portal de Periódicos is the Brazilian national electronic library consortium for science and technology that was created during the year 2000 to make scientific knowledge more easily accessible in Brazil. It is a virtual library that aggregates high quality content, provided through publishers and international scientific associations. The program is maintained by CAPES, a public foundation attached to the Ministry of Education, whose mission includes the consolidation of post-graduate strictu sensu system (Master and PhD level) in Brazil. It's rule includes evaluation or post-graduate courses, access and communication of scientific production, investiment on preparation of high-level human resources (such as professors and researchers) using national and international academic institions and promotion of international scientific cooperation. Today more than 3 millions faculty members, researchers, graduate and undergraduate students and technical personnel of more than 400 institutions have free access to full-text of more that 32,000 leading journals and the premier multidisciplinary and subject databases covering all areas of academic activity. In 2011 we had more than 69 millions access, the CAPES Portal de Periodicos is a successful government service to the academic community in Brazil.

Principal Consortial Functions: 
Electronic content licensing
Electronic content loading/presentation
Preservation
Training
Mailing Address: 
CAPES/DPB/GCPP Setor Bancário Norte Quadra 02 Bloco "L" - Lote 06 - 11º andar 70.040-020 Brasilia - DF Brazil
Country: 
Brazil
Generic Phone Number: 
+ 55 61 2022.6200
Fax: 
+ 55 61 2022.6200
Staff Contacts: 
Jorge Almeida Guimarães President, Marcio de Castro Silva Filho Director, Elenara Chaves Edler de Almeida General Coordinator of Portal de Periódicos
Number of Member Libraries (full or core members): 
425
Types of Member Libraries: 
Academic
Public
School
Number of Staff: 
20.00