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Formula Aggregation Service of the National Library of Finland

Kansalliskirjasto National Library of Finland
Themes: Cultural heritage
Working language(s): MUL(Multilingual Content)
Content language: MUL(Multilingual Content)

GLAM

https://www.digime.fi/en/availability/europeana

Unioninkatu 36 15 Helsinki 00014 University of Helsinki Finland

Formula Aggregation Service of the National Library of Finland is the country's national aggregator, providing Europeana with digital objects from Finnish institutions. Working languages of the aggregator are Finnish and Swedish.

In addition to data publication Formula Aggregation Service of the National Library of Finland also offers: 

  • Data mapping and conversion to EDM, 
  • Data storage for converted metadata (MongoDB),
  • Advice on metadata, 
  • Technical support, 
  • Rights issues support, 
  • Providing information to participants regarding the guidelines, standards and recommendations of Europeana,
  • Regular training on the basics of Formula aggregation service and Europeana.

Technical conditions for working with Formula Aggregation Service of the National Library of Finland: 

  • Using OAI-PMH protocol for harvesting metadata,

  • Metadata can be provided in LIDO, MARC or Dublin Core. Support for EAD is coming up. 

Limitations: Only cultural heritage institutions under the auspices of the Ministry of Education and Culture can participate.

Financial conditions: None.

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