Dr. Milena Dobreva is a research fellow at the Computer and Information Science Department, University of Strathclyde. In 2008-2009 she managed the DiSCmap project on user priorities in digitisation of special collections funded by JISC and recently coordinated the Europeana user and functionality study. Since 1990 she has worked at IMI-BAS where she earned her PhD degree in Informatics and Applied Mathematics. Milena coordinated a Transfer of Knowledge action in digitisation of cultural and scientific heritage within FP6 and was the lead IMI-BAS researcher in the projects COMTOOCI (Culture 2000 programme) and DIGMAP (eContentPlus programme). In 2002-2005 she collaborated with HATII at the University of Glasgow on three technology watch reports on the application of new/core/emerging technologies in the cultural and scientific heritage sector for the DigiCULT project funded by the EC, and in 2007-2008 she contributed in the work on the Policy and Quality domains within the DELOS DLRM (Digital Libraries Reference Model). A member of WG3 (object model) of Europeana v1.0, a chair of the Bulgarian national committee of the Memory of the World programme of UNESCO. She is one of the founding members of SEEDI.