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Among the advantages that owns this new form of presentation of the library, can be mentioned: do not there are timetables for consultations or retreats. Visiting at the moment in which one available. All persons have access to it even if not they can move to a traditional library by problems of diverse nature; There are even texts in Braille on the network, to provide access to blind people. Do not have to remove, move and return books, with trouble on occasions, as in traditional libraries, they are required by other readers. Digital books are not damaged or worn. Can talk, listen to music or work on group, while viewing the Digital Library. The paper book will remain the ideal for those who like to read in bed, or to take to the beach or vacation or resting places.

In no way, Digital Library will move to the traditional library, but the important thing is that it opens a new path to new readers, or to encourage readers of another type of support and access to other works and libraries of distant places, that before these new technologies of information and communication, the researcher was often made it impossible to consult. Virtual libraries do not require furniture or large shelves, even though they depend on a server where the site is installed and a software. Perhaps not notable in the near future that the Virtual Library will be very profitable, but the important thing is to allow the transmission of knowledge, access to information and the incentive of the investigation, three of the most important goals of any similar means. But perhaps the more important purpose, so it is necessary to support and expand the virtual libraries, is essentially auxiliary element of teaching, which is also more accessible with these new forms of communication, with distance studies, which will be gradually introducing more options.-Governmental organizations related to education and the universities are joining the formation of virtual libraries and archives of documentation for research.