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Martin Geoffrey Ford

Martin Geoffrey Ford, South African, British librarian. Member of Chartered Institute Library. Association Professionals (associate Robinson medal 1972).

Background

  • Ford, Martin Geoffrey was born on January 24, 1942 in Simonstown, Cape Province, South Africa. Son of George Frederick and Muriel Ford.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Geology, University Leicester, 1963. Master of Science in Information Studies, University Sheffield, 1973.

    Career

    • Sub-library University Southampton, England, 1978—1987, deputy library, 1987—1989. Library University Bristol, England, 1990—2002, director information services England, 1999—2002. Member editorial board Journal Documentation, 1988—2002, Journal American Society Information Science & Technology, since 2002.

      Chairman SCONUL, London, 1998—2000, South West Regional Library. Systems, 1998—1999.

    Works

    • Author: Review of Methods Employed in Determining the Use of Library Stock, 1990. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member of Chartered Institute Library. Association Professionals (associate Robinson medal 1972).

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Jill Barker.
    • father: George Frederick
    • mother: Muriel Ford
    • spouse: Elizabeth Jill Barker.
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    Born January 24, 1942
    (age 74)
    Nationality
    • 1963
      University Leicester
    • 1973
      University Sheffield
    • 1978 - 1987
      Sub-library University Southampton
      England, Arkansas, United States
    • 1987 - 1989
      Sub-library University Southampton
    • 1990 - 2002
      library University Bristol
      England, Arkansas, United States