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My main research interest is the significance of cultural heritage, understood as artefacts of the past that are systematically collected by memory institutions. Especially, its audiences and people's perception of it in the context of its ongoing digitization. I am currently a doctoral student in European ethnography and have an academic background on media studies.
Newspapers help teachers to connect their classes with the real world. Their role in education is widely researched, but the use of historical newspapers has attracted little attention. Using social practice theory, this article examines the practices they enable, and how such practices relate to the skills and knowledge upper-secondary students ar...
Digital humanities (DH) as a research field has been developing rapidly in Finland during the past few years, mainly due to increased funding and profiling activities. Although these infrastructural developments have created (smaller and larger) centres, hubs and clusters related directly or indirectly to digital humanities, the future of Finnish r...
During 2016/17 two Finnish newspapers, from their first issue to their last, were made available to schools in eastern Finland through the digital collections of the National Library of Finland (http://digi.kansalliskirjasto.fi). This paper presents the case study of one upper-secondary class making use of these materials.
Presentation is based in responses (n=128) to a survey conducted on digi.kansalliskirjasto.fi between May and September 2016. Abstract published in: ITY ry, Informaatiotutkimus lehti, Vol 35, Nro 3 (2016): Informaatiotutkimuksen päivät, 2016 (pp. 48-49) ISSN 1797-9129
This presentation is based in responses (n=128) to a survey realised in digi.kansalliskirjasto.fi -the portal for digitised and digital newspapers, journals and ephemera of the National Library of Finland, between May and September 2016. This presentation compares researchers to other kind of users of Digi.
Interview report with the creators of the web project "1933. The beginning of the End of German Jewry" from the Jewish Museum Berlin. In retrospective, after a year online, this interview reflects upon the creation process and the reception of this project and highlights the particularities of providing web access to cultural heritage collections.