Christopher Ashill joined the staff of the Institute of Classical Studies Library in June 2009 as Periodicals Library Assistant. His main responsibilities include the day-to-day administration of the Library's periodical collection, and maintaining a programme of publication exchanges with libraries, museums, universities, professional associations and individual scholars across the world. He also enjoys assisting the Library's readers while staffing the enquiry desk. After graduating in History from Worcester College Oxford, Christopher completed a Masters qualification in Information and Library Studies at the University of Wales Aberystwyth. Thereafter he enjoyed working in a variety of academic and specialist libraries, including the Lindley Library of the Royal Horticultural Society and the University of London Library (now Senate House Library).