Novo: WorldCat.org Interface Available in Portuguese
Alice Sneary on the WorldCat.org blog announces that the WorldCat database is now available in Portuguese.
Now, wherever you are, you can self-select your language preference as Portuguese or one of the other six languages: Simplified Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Spanish and Portuguese.
For example, at the bottom of any WorldCat.org page you can self-select a language.
Alice Also Shares the Following Statistics in Her WorldCat Blog Post:
- WorldCat Total: 225 million bibliographic records
- Portuguese-Language Records: More Than 2 million of 225 Million Records in Database
- Libraries, museums and archives in Brazil and Portugal have contributed nearly 700,000 Portuguese-language records since June 30, 2010.
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