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An Interview with Endia Sowers Paige, Legal Reference Librarian

This week’s interview is with Endia Sowers Paige, a legal reference librarian with the Public Services Division of the Law Library of Congress. Describe your background I am from South Carolina, but I grew up living in several places including North Carolina, Michigan and Germany. I spent childhood summers at my grandmother’s house in rural […]

An Interview with Hector Morey, African Section Head in the African, Latin America and Western European Division

The following is an interview with Hector Morey, head of the African Section in the African, Latin American and Western European Division, Library of Congress. Describe your background. I am originally from Puerto Rico, where I also went to college with the plan to study psychology and earn a doctoral degree in clinical psychology. After […]

An Interview with Elizabeth Pugh, General Counsel

In celebration of Women’s History Month, this week’s interview is with Elizabeth Pugh, general counsel of the Library of Congress. Ms. Pugh has had an illustrious legal career in the federal government that spans over thirty years. Prior to joining the Library, she served at the Department of Housing and Urban Development, Department of Education, […]

An Interview with Anna Bryan, Rare Book Cataloger

This week’s interview is with Anna Bryan, cataloger in the Rare Materials Section, U.S./Anglo Division, Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access at the Library of Congress. Describe your background. I am one of those rare DC natives, born at George Washington University Hospital, lived on a farm in Oxon Hill, then moved to Hyattsville when I was 7. […]

An Interview with Randall Hicks, Scholar-in-Residence

This week’s interview is with Randall Hicks, Scholar-in-Residence at the Law Library of Congress and International Relations Officer in the Office of Child Labor, Forced Labor, and Human Trafficking (OCFT) at the United States Department of Labor. As Scholar-in-Residence, Randall is conducting research on the cultural foundations of law and their impact on rule of […]

An Interview with Jill James, Chief of the Digital Resources Division

This week’s interview is with Jill James, chief of the Digital Resources Division at the Global Legal Collection Directorate. Welcome on board, Jill. Describe your background I live in College Park, Maryland, with my husband, and our young daughter and son. I grew up in northern Delaware. My parents, younger sister, and most of my […]

An Interview with Robert Patrick, Director of the Veterans History Project

Once again, for Veterans Day, we decided to highlight the Veterans History Project (VHP) of the Library of Congress American Folklife Center. The VHP was established following the passage of the Veterans’ Oral History Project Act in October 2000, with the primary purpose of collecting “video and audio recordings of personal histories and testimonials of American […]

An Interview with Sheila Hollis, New Chair of the ABA Standing Committee on the Law Library of Congress

This week’s interview is with Sheila Hollis, new chair of the ABA Standing Committee on the Law Library of Congress. Ms. Hollis is also chair of the Washington, D.C. office of Duane Morris LLP, where she specializes in domestic and international energy and environmental matters. Please describe your background. Westerner, great affection for Colorado, Northern […]