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William Michael Wakeling, British librarian, director. Member of Society Scholarly Public, History Science Society, American Library Association.

Background

Wakeling, William Michael was born on September 26, 1951 in Southampton, United Kingdom. Son of George Dennis and Barbara Dyson Wakeling.

Education

Bachelor in English Literature, Leeds University, 1974. Master of Arts, 1975. Master of Arts in Librarianship, University Sheffield, 1977.

Career

Senior library assistant University Bristol, 1977—1980. Assistant library University York, 1980—1990. Sub-librarian, technical services,U. library University Birmingham, 1991—1992, head collection management, University libraries, 1992—1995, assistant director, information services, 1995—1998.

Collection development officer, University libraries Northeastern University, Boston, 1998—2002, associate dean, University libraries, 2002—2008, dean libraries, since 2008. Board directors Boston Library. Consortium, since 2007.

Member, board trustees Neponset Valley Philarmonic Orchestra.

Membership

Member of Society Scholarly Public, History Science Society, American Library Association.

Connections

Married October Ivins, 2001. Children: Katharine, Simon.

father:
George Dennis

mother:
Barbara Dyson Wakeling

spouse:
October Ivins

child:
Katharine Wakeling

child:
Simon Wakeling