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Hon. Editor of Monographs (2010– )
Chairman, Publications Committee, 2000–2002, 2005–2010; President, 2002–2004.

Member of the Library Committees of Canterbury Cathedral and Durham Cathedral

Member of the Council of the Friends of the British Library.

Canterbury Archaeological Trust

Trustee/director, Chairman of the Trust's Management Committee

Previously Chairman, Friends of the Canterbury Archaeological Trust.

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University of Kent
Honorary Senior Research Fellow
(previously Senior Lecturer in French, retired August 2002).

Specialist in the history of printing in Europe (especially France) in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.

Consortium of European Research Libraries (CERL)
Consultant (previously Secretary, 2002–2009), helping to develop CERL's provenance resources, on-line recording of previous owners of books in the hand-press period
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  Events; Membership.

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The Canterbury Waits
Member of Canterbury early music group, playing alto shawm, renaissance recorders, renaissance flute, tenor crumhorn, tenor and bass curtal.

Member of The Musick Cabinet

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DLitt conferred by the Archbishop of Canterbury, 7 September 2004,
(Degree of Doctor of Letters) in recognition of work as Editor-in-Chief of the Bibliographical Society’s Cathedral Libraries Catalogue project.

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