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Durham University

University Library

Staff List

Mr Anthony Cleeve, BMus (Hons), MSc

Library Assistant (Part-time) in the University Library and Collections

Contact Mr Anthony Cleeve (email at

Tony Cleeve divides his time between the Document Delivery Service and the Cataloguing and Reclassification team at the Bill Bryson Library.

Research interests include various classification systems, but especially the usability problems caused by highly specific classification in the Dewey Decimal System.

Also a professional musician, Tony has been a counter-tenor layclerk at Durham Cathedral for 20 years and is also the Choir Librarian.

As welll as singing daily services at the cathedral, Tony regularly performs in concert venues across the region and is involved in broadcasts on radio and television.

Musical interests include composition, Northumbrian folk music, and 16th century European lush choral polyphony.