If you are studying abroad, you can still use your UIUC library privileges, especially for electronic resources. The library maintains a guide on how to use library resources for distance learners. The instructions should help you connect to our resources. If you have questions or concerns about access, feel free to ask a librarian!
is the online portal of CAPES that exists to support access to international periodicals for universities and colleges in Brazil. The portal contains over 20,000 full-text journals that are accessed by over 300 universities and colleges in Brazil.
The Law Library of Congress offers a substantial legal research guide to Brazil online. The links are mostly organized by governmental branch (executive, judicial, legislative, etc.)
Law resources for Brazil organized by subject. A very detailed guide!
An additional resource from the Library of Congress. Detailed information about Brazil last updated in 2010.
The LDS church offers this PDF with guidelines for doing genealogical research in Brazil. Though some of the contact details may be out of date, as the maps appear to be dated from the 1990s, the historical information about how to search religious community records are very detailed and useful.
Some libraries may be available to you during your stay in Brazil. Be sure to check at your local branches for more information.
Here is some helpful information on libraries in Brazil:
Brazil's National Library - The Fundacao Biblioteca Nacional is one of the largest libraries in the world and is the largest library in Latin America, holding approximately 9 million items.
Brazil's National Library also maintains a digital collection of 18,000 scanned images: Brazil National Digital Library
Also worth a visit is Brazil's e-government service, located here.
Biblioteca Mario de Andrade is Sao Paulo's largest public library.