José Luis Gonzalo Sánchez-Molero is a senior lecturer in the Faculty of Documentation Sciences (Complutense University), where he has been Dean since 2015. He studied Geography and History at the same university, specializing in Modern History. He received his PhD in 1997 with a thesis on Erasmism and the education of Philip II. Between 1998 and 2006 he was a postdoctoral fellow at the Universidad de Alcalá de Henares,the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas and the Complutense University of Madrid. His lines of research have focused on the study of the history of books and libraries from the ancient world to the present day, with special attention to certain themes and periods, such as courtly and royal bibliophilia in Spain in the sixteenth century, Erasmism in Spain, pedagogy in the Modern Age, the works of Miguel de Cervantes, the ancient book in the East, and the digitization and dissemination of bibliographical heritage. He has received the Prize for Bibliography from the Biblioteca Nacional (1997) and the Bartolomé José Gallardo prize for bibliographical research (2002). His most important publications include the following monographs: La ‘Librería rica’ de Felipe II. Estudio histórico y catalogación (1998), Regia Bibliotheca. El libro en la corte española de Carlos V (2005), La Epístola a Mateo Vázquez: historia de una polémica literaria en torno a Cervantes (2010), Leyendo en Edo: breve introducción al mundo del libro antiguo japonés (2013), and Felipe II. La educación de un “felicísimo príncipe” (1527-1545) (2013). He has curated several exhibitions related to antiquarian books.