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{excerpt}Bulgariana.eu is an Europeana aggregator that contributes Bulgarian cultural heritage{excerpt}
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Bulgariana initiative is sponsored by !ITCC-logo.JPG! Corean-Bulgarian IT Cooperation Center.

h1. Mission Statement
[http://bulgariana.eu] will be a Bulgarian aggregator to [Europeana|http://www.europeana.eu] 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|http://www.ontotext.com/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-- unpublished Thracian archeological objects collected by Prof.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. Other Bulgarian Collections published in Europeana
- WebFolk
-- 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 Museum Collection
-- published within Europeana Local initiative

h1. Bulgarian Digital Collections of Cultural Heritage
- [Bulgarian collection in F-Museum|http://www.europeanvirtualmuseum.net/virtual_museum/virtual_museum.asp?lingua=en&tab=0]
- [Museum of Kjustendil|http://www.kyustendilmuseum.primasoft.bg/en/mod.php?mod=userpage&menu=36&page_id=141]
- [SU Digital|http://lib.sudigital.org/?ln=bg]
- [Plovdiv Archeological museum|http://www.archaeologicalmuseumplovdiv.org/_m1709/The%20Collection]
- [Varna Museum of Archeology|http://www.amvarna.com/gindex.php?lang=2&lid=3&slid=&slid=13]
- [TELAMON|http://telamon.proclassics.org/]

h1. Bulgarian Collections Cultural Heritage

- Bell Know
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h1. Bulgarian Collections to be published in Europeana via Bulgariana

h1. Administrative Procedures for becoming Europeana Aggregator
- [Europeana Aggregator's Handbook | http://group.europeana.eu/c/document_library/get_file?uuid=94bcddbf-3625-4e6d-8135-c7375d6bbc62&groupId=10602]
- [Europeana partner Request Form | Europeana Partner Request Form.doc]
- [Data Exchange Agreement| http://version1.europeana.eu/web/europeana-project/newagreement/]