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{excerpt} is an Europeana aggregator that contributes Bulgarian cultural heritage{excerpt}

Bulgariana initiative is supported by Ontotext !Ontotext-logo.JPG!
and partially sponsored by !ITCC-logo.JPG! Korean-Bulgarian IT Cooperation Center.

h1. Mission Statement
[] will be a Bulgarian aggregator to [Europeana|] that will include
- Public website
- Confluence for discussion, technical materials, coordination and collaboration
- Digital repository for storing and presenting digitized cultural heritage
- Conversion/ingestion tools for converting objects to the required Europeana formats (ESE and in the future EDM)
- OAI/PMH endpoint for serving content to Europeana
- Semantic search using [OWLIM|] (in the future)

h1. Bulgariana Collections
- Pra-historic and Thracian Civilizations
-- unpublished Thracian archeological objects collected by Prof. Valeria Fol, Center of Thracology at the Institute for Balkan Studies at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
- Golden Pages from the Bulgarian Renaissance
-- unique manuscripts of Bulgarian folk songs collected in 19th century by Miladinov Brothers, renowned Bulgarian Folklorists published in 2008 by D-r Luchia Antonova, Institute of Bulgarian Language, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

h1. Bulgariana Digital Repository

[Bulgariana Digital repository|] is a platform providing hosting of cultural heritage objects and the metadata describing them. It gives free or controlled access to these objects.

h1. Other Bulgarian Collections published in Europeana
- WebFolk - [Example record |]
-- published within Athena project
an online collection of Bulgarian folk songs gathered in 1997 by a team from the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences Website funded by “Open Society” Foundation, available in English and Bulgarian. Originally, a collection made by the Bosnian-Croatian Stefan Verkovitch, 1874
Entitled “Bulgarian Folk Songs from the Prehistoric and Prechristian Times”.
- Varna Regional Library collection
-- published within [Europeana Local initiative |]
- National Archeological Museum collection
-- [Carare project |]
- Library of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences collection
-- [Athena project |], [Linked Heritage |]
- National Library "Cyril and Methodius collection

h1. Digital Collections of Bulgarian Cultural Heritage
- [A map of the cultural heritage sites in Bulgaria|]
- [Bulgarian collection in F-Museum|]
- [Museum of Kjustendil|]
- [SU Digital|]
- [SU Digital |]
- [Plovdiv Archeological museum|]
- [Varna Museum of Archeology|]
- Digital Repository of Information and Knowledge - Fund "Bell Know" - Galina Bogdanova, Todor Todorov, Nikolay Noev (IMI-BAS)
- Bulgarian Folk Songs in a Digital Library - Lozanka Peycheva (Institute for Ethnology and Folklore Studies with Ethnographic Museum, BAS), Mikolay Kirov (IMI-BAS)
- [Multimedia Digital Libraries|]
- [Virtual Bulgaria|], [presentation of the author|^document_64.docx]

h1. Collections of Bulgarian Cultural Heritage
- Collection of Bulgarian Folklore
- Iconography
- Medieval church-slavonic texts

h1. Collections of Bulgarian Cultural Heritage to be published in Europeana via Bulgariana

- British Museum collection of Bulgarian Cultural Heritage
- British Museum collection of Korean Cultural Heritage

For inquiries and expression of interest, please email to or to

h1. Administrative Procedures for becoming Europeana Aggregator
- [Europeana Aggregator's Handbook |]
- [Europeana partner Request Form |^Europeana Partner Request Form.doc]
- [Data Exchange Agreement|]
- [Copy Right Guidelines |^CopyRightGuidelines.pdf]

h1. The Future of the Past

- [Horizon 2020|]
- [FP7 - ICT Call 9 - Digicult|]