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Dr Frederick Nesta

Frederick Nesta

Senior Lecturer in Library and Information Studies
f.nesta@ucl.ac.uk
Tel: +974 4000 2809

Dr Frederick Nesta is Senior Lecturer and degree coordinator for the MA in Library and Information Studies. Dr Nesta's library career has included supervisory positions at major research libraries, including New York Public Library and Columbia University Library, as well as experience in corporate and special libraries, and directorships at academic libraries in New York, London, and Hong Kong. From 2004 to 2011 he was University Librarian at Lingnan University in Hong Kong.

Dr Nesta holds an MLS from Columbia University and a PhD from the Department of Information Studies of Aberystwyth University.  His research interests include the history, economics and marketing of late Victorian books; the history and culture of the book in China; and the interactions between people and digital and printed texts. He is also the founder and Executive Director of the Centre for the History of the Book in China and is currently writing a book on the marketing of the late Victorian novel.

Selected Publications