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About meI started out as a librarian - after a Traineeship at The British Library I worked there as a Cataloguer. I left to become Deputy Systems Manager at the Science Museum. I got into academia as a lecturer in library and information studies at Leeds Polytechnic and later at Loughborough University. My last academic post was at Strathclyde University in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences, where I taught information management and librianship courses for fifteen years until retiring in 2015. I am a member of CILIP (the professional association for librarians in the UK).
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