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Tom Roper

  • BA (Hons) DipLib MCLIP
  • Clinical Librarian
  • Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust
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Journal of Librarianship and Information Science

Editorial Board Member

2008 - Present

Journal of EAHIL

Guest Editor


Recent publications

  • Incidence of Medication-Related Harm in Older Adults After Hospital Discharge: A Systematic Review

    • Parekh N
    • Ali K
    • Page A
    • et al.
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  • Incidence of medication-related harm in older adults following hospital discharge: A systematic review

    • Parekh, N. , Ali, K. , Page, A. , Roper, T. , Rajkumar C
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Professional experience

Clinical Librarian

Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust

April 2013 - Present

Primary Care Librarian

West Sussex Knowledge & Libraries

September 2011 - April 2013(2 years)

Information Officer

Royal College of General Practitioners

August 2011 - September 2011(a month)

Information Specialist/Librarian

NHS Evidence Eyes and Vision

October 2010 - March 2011(5 months)

Head of Learning Resources

South Thames College, Wandsworth, London

March 2008 - July 2010(2 years)

Resources Co-ordinator

Sussex Language Institute, University of Sussex

January 2007 - February 2008(a year)

Information Resources Development Co-ordinator

Brighton and Sussex Medical School

January 2003 - March 2006(3 years)

Head of Library and Information Services

Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons

January 1997 - December 2002(6 years)


PG Dip Librarianship

Polytechnic of North London

January 1983 - December 1983(a year)

BA Hons History and Economic and Social History

University of Kent

October 1974 - June 1978(4 years)

The Perse School

September 1966 - July 1973(7 years)

Research interests

social media in librarieslibraries in antiquitylibrary historyLibraries


Tom started his career in North London public libraries in the 1970s, qualifying with the Polytechnic of North London’s Postgraduate Diploma in 1983. He has since worked for the British Council, in the private sector, in health libraries including the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and Brighton and Sussex Medical School, and for the University of Sussex.


Co-authors (10)