Brief Biography

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David Seaman in his Dartmouth College Library office

David Seaman is the Associate Librarian for Information Management at Dartmouth College Library, where his areas of responsibility include the Jones Media Center, the Digital Library Technologies Group, Preservation Services (including the Book Arts Workshop), the Digital Program, and Dartmouth College Records Management.

Prior to moving to New Hampshire, he was the Executive Director of the Digital Library Federation (DLF) from 2002-2006, an international consortium of major academic libraries. David came to the DLF from the Electronic Text Center at the University of Virginia Library, where he was the Center’s founding Director (1992-2002).

He has lectured and published extensively in the fields of humanities computing and digital libraries, and has taught digitization courses at UVA’s Rare Book School since 1993.

See also David’s Library Administration page.