Digital Libraries

Special Secretariat for Culture (then Ministry of Culture)
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 
Through a public notice launched in 2018, projects were selected and supported toward the implementation of digital libraries, with financial resources to be applied in creating the appropriate environment to enhance the use of information and communication technologies, in order to facilitate the use of these technologies in the environment of public libraries in Brazil, with the acquisition of equipment for digital reading, licenses for digital books, and compatible furniture.
What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?: 
The Digital Libraries Notice supported 19 projects for the implementation in public libraries in different cities. They received US$ 27,365.77 each to fund projects for use in their information and communication technology spaces. The selection was made by a committee that evaluated 86 institutions qualified to participate in the contest.
Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD: 
US$ 547,315.41
Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partnerType of entity
Public libraries selected in the Public Notice.
Public Sector
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)