Nick is Map Librarian at the Bodleian Library, University of Oxford, one of the ten largest collections of maps in the World. He has a BA in Geography from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, and a Postgraduate Diploma in Library and Information Studies from Manchester Metropolitan University. His professional career has taken in stints curating the map collections for Northumberland County Libraries (1989-90), University of Sussex (1990-92), and the Bodleian (1992- ).|
Nick has written books on sea charts, street mapping and medieval cartography, and published numerous articles on map librarianship. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.