Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Berlin School of Library and Information Science

Prof. Michael Seadle, PhD

Director of the School and Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Humanities
Prof. Michael Seadle PhD
seadle (at)

Humboldt-Universität → Präsidium → Philosophische Fakultät → Institut für Bibliotheks- und Informationswissenschaft
Function / Working Area
Professor /
Digital Libraries
Visiting address
Dorotheenstraße 26 , Room 3
Phone number
+49 (0)30 2093-70952
+49 (0)30 2093-4335
Consultation hours

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Mailing address

Contact for

Research team 'Digital Libraries'
NatHosting, National Hosting of electronic Resources
HEADT Centre (Humboldt Elsevier Advanced Data and Text Centre) - Research Integrity


Fields of Research Digital Libraries
Evaluating Digital Libraries
User Studies
Longterm Preservation
Open Archives Initiative
Informion science history
Courses Course list for the current semester
Professional Involvement

Past Chair and executive director, iSchool Caucus
Former Editor Library Hi Tech
Editor-in-chief, World Digital Libraries: An International Journal, India
Editorial Board, Reference Services Review, UK
Editorial Board, Bibliothek: Forschung und Praxis, Germany

Commitees Institutional board
Committee on Teaching and Learning
Faculty Council of the Faculty of Humanities
Chairman of the Humboldt-Universität Commission on Research Ethics
Former chairman, council of the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin


List of publications of the 'Digital Libraries' team



Please note that I grade papers on the basis of my guidelines. You must follow them to get a good grade.

Important Links


IFLA Dyslexia Guidelines

Festschrift for Michael Seadle on the Occasion of his 65th Birthday: Paperless Science in Bibliothek Forschung und Praxis, Band 39, Heft 2 (Jun 2015)


Photo credit: Melanie Rügenhagen