The article updates for the first time the information about the representation of Ukrainian archival institutions on European portals of representation of digital copies of cultural heritage. The research is based on archival documents, special literature and information messages from open sources (Internet media and official web portals of Ukrainian and European authorities). The methodological basis is the general scientific principles of objectivity, systematics, historicism. In order to analyze the functioning of information resources of European documentary heritage, system-structural and comparative research methods were used. Research results. The problem of improper representation of Ukrainian archives in European digital cultural heritage projects is outlined. In particular, the basic principles of work, purpose of creation and practice of the sites «Europeana.eu» and «Archivesportaleurope.net» are described. There are described the process of creation and attempts to present on these portals the first Ukrainian archival collections: «Trident — a symbol of the Ukrainian revolution of 1917—1921» from the fonds of the Branch State Archives of the Security Service of Ukraine and the collection «The Unique Documents of the National Archival Holdings» from the web portal of the State Archival Service of Ukraine. The importance of disseminating in the digital space documents with the image of the state emblem of the Ukrainian People’s Republic in order to inform the European environment about the longevity of state traditions of the Ukrainian people and the tradition of using state symbols. Prospects for further research. The State Archival Service of Ukraine intends to act as the official representative of the web portal «Archives of Europe» in Ukraine and further provide advisory and methodological assistance to Ukrainian archives on the online placement of digitized archival documents. In the long run, this experience should be useful for all public and private archives of Ukraine and will help to ensure a dignified representation of Ukraine in the European space of digitized cultural heritage.
Source: Khromov A. (2020) The Portal «Archives of Europe» and Representation of Ukraine in the European Sphere of Digital Cultural Heritage. Arkhivy Ukrayiny. 2(323): 7-16
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