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John Pliny Feather

writer , library science educator

John Pliny Feather, British library science educator, writer.

Background

Feather, John Pliny was born on December 20, 1947 in Leeds, England. Son of Harold R. and Ethel M. (Barrett) Feather.

Education

Bachelor, Oxford University, England, 1968. BLitt, Master of Arts, Oxford University, England, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, Loughborough University, England, 1986.

Career

Assistant librarian Bodleian Library, Oxford, 1972-1979. Fellow in bibliography Cambridge University Library, England, 1977-1978. From lecturer library science to professor Loughborough University, Leicester, England, 1979—2003, professor, since 2003, head Department library science, 2003—2006.

Dean Graduate School, since 2010. Visiting professor University of California at Los Angeles, 1982. Consultant British Council, since 1983, United Nations Educational, 1984-1985.

Works

book ENGLISH BOOK PROSPECTUSES, AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY book The Provincial Book Trade in Eighteenth-Century England (Cambridge Studies in Publishing and Printing History) book [(The Provincial Book Trade in Eighteenth-century England )] [Author: John Feather] [Mar-2008] book [ [ [ The Provincial Book Trade in Eighteenth-Century England[ THE PROVINCIAL BOOK TRADE IN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY ENGLAND ] By Feather, John ( Author )Mar-01-2008 Paperback book A Dictionary of Book History book A History of British Publishing book Adult Learning in the Digital Age: Information Technology and the Learning Society book A History of British Publishing book [(A History of British Publishing )] [Author: John Feather] [Nov-2005] book How the News Makes Us Dumb: The Death of Wisdom in an Information Society book A History of British Publishing 2nd edition by Feather, John (2005) Paperback book Educational Research: Planning, Conducting, and Evaluating Quantitative and Qualitative Research, Enhanced Pearson eText with Loose-Leaf Version -- Access Card Package (5th Edition) book Adult Learning in the Digital Age: Information Technology and the Learning Society book Celebrate Recovery Revised Edition Participant's Guide Set: A Program for Implementing a Christ-centered Recovery Ministry in Your Church book Information Society: A Study of Continuity and Change, Sixth Edition (Facet Publications (All Titles as Published)) book Conceptual Physical Science (5th Edition) book THE CHURCH OF ST MARY OF OTTERY IN THE COUNTY OF DEVON A Short History and Guide with a foreword by the Vicar by John A. Whitham (1964 Third edition Softcover stapled format 5 x 7 1/4 inches 44 pages British Publishing Co. Ltd.) book Celebrate Recovery Revised Edition Participant's Guide Set: A Program for Implementing a Christ-centered Recovery Ministry in Your Church book Insider's Guide to Graduate Programs in Clinical and Counseling Psychology, Revised 2014/2015 Edition book Conceptual Physical Science (5th Edition) book The Slang Dictionary. The History of Signboards. The Book of Vagabonds and Beggars. Artemus Ward. Christmas carols, ancient and modern.: John Camden Hotten book A History of British Publishing book History of British Publishing (05) by Feather, John [Paperback (2005)]

Membership

Fellow Royal Society Arts, Chartered Institute Library and Information Professionals (editor Rare Books Group newsletter 1974-1978, chair rare books group 1994-1998). Member Oxford Bibiog. Society (general editor 1975-1988, president 1988-1992), Bibliographical Society (council 1982-1985), International Federation Library Associations (committee on conservation 1985-1991, British national committee 1985-1991).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Photography, cooking, music.

Connections

Married Sarah Rees, July 10, 1971.