Improving Access to Museum Library Information

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Improving Access to Museum Library Information
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Community Name: Bulgaria
Country: Bulgaria
Volunteer(s) Name: J Bash
Volunteer(s) Homestate: California
Funds community contributed: $649.35
Percentage community contributed: 27%
Funds needed were: $1753.20
Funds requested were: $1753.20
PPCP #: 313-123
Year of project approval: 2009
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Projects started in Bulgaria 2009 (10).
"Together We Can Do More" 2009 Summer Camp, A Healthier Future for Children, A Stage for Everyone, After-School Learning Center, Community Fitness Center, Development of a Youth Basketball Program, Educational Center, Improving Access to Museum Library Information, Multi-Ethnic Camp, Seminar for Improving the Business Sector
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Other Projects in Bulgaria (33).
"Together We Can Do More" 2009 Summer Camp, 2005 Camp GLOW, A Healthier Future for Children, A Stage for Everyone, After-School Learning Center, Borino Community Education Center, Bring a Buddy Volunteer Campaign, Building Hope Through Basketball, Camp GLOW - Bulgaria 2004, Camp GLOW - Veliko Turnovo, Center for Education and Upbringing, Children with Different Destinies - Common Dreams and Ambitions, Come On Inside - A Safe Place, Community Fitness Center, Community Youth Center … further results
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Thaine H. Allison, Jr., An Improved School for the Entire Community, Bob Arias, Audio-Visual and Duplicating Resources for Bobur School, Erica Barajas, Mark Barajas, Thomas Barakatt, Basketball Court, Beaders' Community Workshop, Jeff Blyth, Build Your Dreams: Youth Entrepreneur Project, Build a Library, Build a Future, Joe Busch, Camp GLOW, Candlelight Memorial … further results
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Info about the Improving Access to Museum Library Information


The library room of the Archaeological Museum in a Bulgarian city is currently disorganized and lacking updated information. The books, articles and papers presently kept in the library room are not filed or alphabetized, and are kept on old metal shelved cabinets.

This project aims to purchase new books and shelves for the library, and add a computer to keep all information organized and catalogued. By mounting new shelves on the wall, there will be more room to install the new computer and monitor screen in the library. The improved library will encourage interested individuals to either go online or personally visit and examine relevant text material regarding the museum’s artifacts.

The museum staff will allocate the time to input data into the computer and install shelving to better accommodate the inventoried pieces. The improved library will allow the community greater access to historically valuable information.

Note: This summary was provided by a Peace Corps Volunteer and the community administering this project.

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