Digital Archive of the Macedonian Language

Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts

Research Center for Areal Linguistics
(ICAL)

       
Digital Archive of the Macedonian Language
       
   


 In a time when the European Union and the other democratic countries are making efforts to preserve and incite preservation of the cultural heritage (material as well as spiritual) of the nations in digital form, arises the need for digitalization of rare books and materials related to the Macedonian language. This digital archive could increase the chances for penetration of the Macedonian language, literature and culture in the world, and it would also make the materials easily available. Scientists, linguists, researchers of the culture, history and tradition of Macedonia and the Macedonian language will now have access to the resources that would be of help to them and would incite those studies, thus contributing to a greater promotion of the Macedonian language worldwide.

The digital archive of the Macedonian language is created by collecting, categorizing, scanning and digitally processing rare books and materials concerning the Macedonian language, culture and tradition. As time goes by, it will be supplemented and its size will be increasing with the added manuscripts, materials and rare books.

The digital archive of the Macedonian language is above all intended for promoting the Macedonian language throughout the world and is completely free for anyone who would like to use, search through and download the materials.

Results:

- The Macedonian language, literature and culture will be made available to everyone interested, not only in Macedonia but throughout the whole world. With this, the opportunities for studying and promoting the Macedonian language by simply downloading the contents from the internet will substantially increase.

- This will also contribute to the trends of the European Union and the wider community for preserving the spiritual cultural heritage in a digital form.

- The digital archive of the Macedonian language will be the basis for creating an electronic corpus of the Macedonian language, thus increasing the presence and promotion of the Macedonian language worldwide.

 

   
 

Digital Archive of the Macedonian Language

2008 – Year of the Macedonian Language

 
       
 



Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts


UNESCO - International Year of Languages

 
     
 



Research Center for Areal Linguistics


Contact:

Project Coordinator

Prof. Marjan Markovik, Ph.D

e-mail: markovic@ukim.edu.mk

 
       
 


   
       
 
   


Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts

Research Center for Areal Linguistics

"Krste Misirkov" 2
1000 Skopje, R. Macedonia

tel.: +389 2 3235-400
fax: +389 2 3235-500

e-mail: ical@manu.edu.mk
web: www.manu.edu.mk

   
 
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