What is Portudois

Portudois is the search engine for Portuguese culture that resides in Portugal's libraries, archives, museums and digital repertoires.
Our search engine collects all the information you need, relating your query to data and contents obtained in the semantic web.
With Portudois you will obtain bibliographic results, objects and pieces of museums, photographs and all kinds of topics related to your query.

Sources of information

Portudois retrieves information from the main knowledge bases of the culture of Portugal so you do not lose looking; Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal, Porbase Base Nacional de Dados Bibliográficos, Registro Nacional de objectos Digitais, Bibliografia Nacional Portuguesa, Bibliotecas Patrimonio Cultural, Arquivo Nacional Torre do Tombo, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, MatrizNet, MatrizPix, Europeana.
Once you have collected the information from different sources, order the results according to their relevance, to always provide the best contents.

Project source

The Portuguese search engine has its origins in the investigation of systems for the reuse of public information, the big data and the development of search engines in the field of Librarianship and Documentation.
Portudois is a search engine developed by the professor Manuel Blázquez, of the Department Of Librarianship and Documentation of the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, during his research stay in the Centro de História d'Aquém e d'Além-Mar of the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences of the Universidade Nova de Lisboa, in the quarter of April-June 2017. This means that everything you see was created, edited, programmed and designed by me. And very clear experimental, but above all pretends to be an aid tool for any researcher and person interested in the culture of Portugal.


If you want to get in touch with Portudois, you can use the following form and send your message indicating your name, filiation and subject to be treated. Thanks in advance.
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