David James Shaw
BA PhD DLitt
- born 1941, in Loughborough, Leicestershire
- educated at
- Rosebery Primary School, Loughborough
- Loughborough Grammar School
- University of Sheffield
- BA Sheffield (Latin and French, first-class Honours)
- PhD Sheffield (Latin and French)
Thesis on 'The influence of Juvenal on French Renaissance verse satire'
- DLitt (Cantuar) for work as Editor in Chief of the Bibliographical Society's Cathedral Libraries Catalogue project
- lives in Canterbury, Kent
- retired university teacher (Renaissance French literature), University of Kent, 1966–2002.
- Secretary, Consortium of European Research Libraries (CERL), 2002–2009.
- Current positions
- Chairman, Board of Management, Canterbury Archaeological Trust
- Honorary Editor of Electronic Publications, The Bibliographical Society
- Treasurer, Southern Early Music Forum
- Honorary Senior Research Fellow, School of History, University of Kent
- Volunteer at
- Canterbury Cathedral Library
- British Library
- Friends of the Canterbury Archaeological Trust
- Council member, Friends of the British Library