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Peter FOX, British university librarian. British Library Project on Teaching and Learning Skills for Librarians 1978-1979, SCONUL Advisory Committee on Information Services since 1979.

Background

Fox, Peter Kendrew was born on March 23, 1949 in Beverley, Yorkshire, England. Son of Thomas Kendrew and Dorothy Fox.

Education

Baines Grammar School, Poulton-leFylde, Lancs., King's College London and University of Sheffield.

Career

Assistant library officer University Library, Cambridge, England, 1973-1977, assistant under-library, 1977-1978, under-library, 1978-1979. Deputy library Trinity College, Dublin, 1979-1984, library, 1984-1994. University library University Cambridge, England, since 1994.

Member An Chomhairle Leabharlanna, Dublin, 1982—1994, Committee on Library. Cooperation in Ireland, 1983—1994, National Preservation Advisory Committee, London, 1984—1995, National Preservation Office Management Committee, 1996—2001. Chairman National Preservation Office Board, 2002—2005, Sconul Advisory Committee on Information Services, London, 1987—1990.

Member Wellcome Trust Library. Advisory Committee, 1996—2005, chairman, 2000—2005. Member Lambeth Palace Library.

Committee, 1996—2001, Lord Chancellor's Advisory Council National Records and Archives, 2001—2006. Chairman board directors Consortium of University Research Libraries, 1997—2000. Chairman Brotherton Collection Advisory Committee, 1999—2002.

Member Humanities and Social Sciences advisory committee British Library., 2000—2002. General secretary Ligue des Bibliothèques Européennes de Recherche (LIBER), 2003—2006, vice president, since 2007. Member legal deposit advisory panel Department Culture, Media and Sport, since 2005.

Member Curaors University Libraries Oxford, since 2007.

Works

Membership

British Library Project on Teaching and Learning Skills for Librarians 1978-1979, SCONUL Advisory Committee on Information Services since 1979.

Connections

Married Isobel McConnell, March 28, 1983. 2 children.

father:
Thomas Kendrew Fox

mother:
Dorothy Wildbore

spouse:
Isobel McConnell