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An Interview with Margaret Wood, Legal Reference Specialist

This week’s interview is with Margaret Wood, a Legal Reference Specialist in the Public Services Division. Describe your background. I was born in Boston, Massachusetts, where my father, a solid state theoretical physicist, taught at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  When I was five we moved to Los Alamos, New Mexico, where my dad went […]

An Interview with William Mahannah, Assistant Reference Librarian

This week’s interview is with William Mahannah, an Assistant Reference Librarian in the Public Services Division. Describe your background. Baltimore, MD, is my home. While my immediate family is deceased, I am extremely fortunate in having a great god-niece who will receive a Ph.D. in biophysics this year. Her progress is a continual joy. What […]

An Interview with Robert Newlen, Assistant Law Librarian for Collections, Outreach, and Services

This week’s interview is with Robert Newlen.  He is the Assistant Law Librarian for Collections, Outreach, and Services.  Robert is an active participant on our blog.  He reviews items before posting.  Robert has been extremely busy leading up to this week coordinating the Wickersham Award Ceremony. Describe your background. I am a third generation Washingtonian (although I now live […]

An Interview with Bacilio Mendez II, Public Services Division Intern

This week’s interview is with Bacilio Mendez II, an intern in the Public Services Division of the Law Library of Congress. Describe your background. I’m a gay, first-generation, Puerto Rican from Reading, Pennsylvania. Most people recognize the name of my hometown because of the long-defunct railroad that lives on Monopoly boards, but thanks to my […]