He was born on the August 31 1965. He is an Associated Professor in Chair of Archival Studies at Tartu University. He is the Vice-Chairman of Estonian Preservation Council

(See my biography page for more information).


Publications:
Books as Artifacts: An Estimation of their Structural Complexity

Article presents an attempt to conceptualise the informational structure of communicative artifacts. Describing of the information occurring in books will be shown on the example of structural characteristics of publications.

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Informational Structure of Books and Preservation

This article presents an attempt to conceptualise the informational structure of books. Preservation is not passive action from the point of view of the informational structure of the artefact.

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The Physical Deterioration of Books: Preservation Principles

Accurate prediction of the current and future conditions of printed materials in libraries using condition surveys data is crucial for developing appropriate proactive maintenance and conservation strategies.

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Relations between Culture, Environment and Technology: Concept of Artificialisation

The artificialisation means the disappearance of clear boundary between nature and artifical. The artificialisation of culture means actually creating artificial cultures according to our aims and needs.

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Preservation Priorities: Red Book of Estonian Publications, 1535-1850

One of the most difficult aspects of preservation planning is prioritizing. This article presents a systematic approach to setting preservation priorities of Estonian Publications (1535-1850).

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Managing the Culture of Diversity: An Artificial Culture Approach

This article deals with culture from the viewpoint of artificialisation, and indicates some of the possibilities for creating artificial cultures. As an example we could discuss the learning-centered artificial culture.

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Books as Physical Objects: Damage Atlas and Condition Calculator

Books represent an important part of our world`s cultural heritage. An accurate description of physical condition and damages of books is crucial for developing appropriate proactive maintenance and conservation strategies.

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Natural and Cultural Heritage: Framing Meanings and Practices

Nature conservation and management of cultural heritage are two fields that exemplify how the world is discursively divided into specific parts and managed based on this division.

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Published online: September 26, 2016

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