Robert Darnton outlines his vision on new forms of electronic publishing and its effects on libraries and journals, universities and on ways of bookreading. As an historian concerned with the history of the book, Darnton connects historical ways of reading and book publishing with the latest revolutions brought upon by the internet.
born 1973, historian, editor at Vikerkaar and at the Publishing House Varrak. Lecturer at the University of Tartu and at the Institute of Humanities (Tallinn). Ph.D candidate at the EHESS (Paris). Author of some thirty essays and articles published in Estonian, in French and in English, and of numerous translations from French.