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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.

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.