Tool for import and process data from 'Lattes' curriculum platform (< http://lattes.cnpq.br/>). The Brazilian government keeps an extensive base of curricula for academics from all over the country, with over 5 million registrations. The academic life of the Brazilian researcher, or related to Brazilian universities, is documented in 'Lattes'. Some information that can be obtained: professional formation, research area, publications, academics advisories, projects, etc. 'getLattes' package allows work with 'Lattes' data exported to XML format.