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A Congress.gov Interview with Barry Priest, Web DevAdmin

This week’s interview is with Barry Priest, Web DevAdmin.  This is the third in the new series of interviews that focus on Library of Congress staff who contributed to Congress.gov. Describe your background. My degree is in Theater Design and Technology from Purdue University. That program allowed me the flexibility to pursue interests in CAD/3D rendering, computer science […]

A Congress.gov Interview with Rich Larson, Information Technology Specialist

This week’s interview is with Rich Larson, an Information Technology Specialist within Information Technology Services (ITS).  This is the second in the new series of interviews that focus on Library of Congress staff who contributed to Congress.gov.  The first interview was with Meg. Describe your background. I am from Takoma Park, MD.  I went to Macalester College in St. […]

An Interview with Penelope Fay Heavner, Special Assistant to the Assistant Law Librarian for Collections, Outreach and Services

This week’s interview is with Penelope Fay Heavner, Special Assistant to the Assistant Law Librarian for Collections, Outreach and Services. Penelope, known here as Penny, is a lovely, cheerful lady with British accent and knowledge and experience in many areas including reference librarianship and outreach activities. Describe your background I have lived in Washington, D.C. for so many […]

An Interview with Emily Carr, Senior Legal Research Specialist

This week’s interview is with Emily Carr, a Senior Legal Research Specialist in our Public Services Division. Describe your background. As a native of northern Virginia born into a Red Sox-Yankees household, I choose to be neutral and am actually a Nationals fan. Growing up in suburban Washington, I was fortunate to have access to the capital’s […]

An Interview with Sophia Schick, Foreign Law Intern

This week’s interview is with Sophia Schick.  Sophia is spending time working for the Law Library this summer as an intern in the Global Legal Research Center. In addition to the valuable contribution she is making, Sophia brings tremendous enthusiasm to her work. Describe your background.  I grew up in Meersburg, a small town of five  thousand inhabitants, […]

An Interview with Joanne Hsu, Summer Intern

Describe your background. I grew up in Taipei City, Taiwan, with a younger brother and a younger sister. Taipei is a busy city that never sleeps. There are always lots of events going on. My parents own a small international trading company. Business was more straightforward back when my parents established their company; your store […]