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An Interview with Samuel Urueta, Intern in the Office of the Law Librarian

As it is summer, it is official summer intern season. Because there are so many post-secondary education institutions in Washington, D.C.  and the greater Washington Metropolitan Area, the Law Library is fortunate to be able to draw from a vast  pool of talented people—from all around the globe—looking to gain professional experience and exposure to the […]

An Interview with Patrick Ouellette, Information Technology Specialist

This week’s interview is with Patrick who works as an Information Technology Specialist in the Law Library’s Information Technology Office (ITO). Describe your background. I am a Midwesterner and small-city person.  I was born and raised in Sandusky, Ohio.  Sandusky is a city on the shore of Lake Erie, about midway between Cleveland and Toledo.  […]

An Interview with Roberto Salazar, Senior Program Specialist for the Office of Opportunity, Inclusiveness & Compliance at the Library of Congress

In our day-to-day operations, as part of the greater Library of Congress (LC), the personnel of the Law Library have the opportunity and necessity to exchange and gain guidance, expertise, and insight from other personnel of the LC.  The Office of Opportunity, Inclusiveness and Compliance (OIC), formerly the Office of Workforce Diversity (OWD), is one […]

Meet Alexander Hoffmann: A Law Library of Congress Patron

The following is a guest post by Megan Lulofs Kuhagen, a Legal Information Analyst in the Public Services Division.  Meg has previously posted on a variety of topics including States in the Senate, House Committee Hearings Video, the Cardiff Giant, the Canadian Library of Parliament, football blackouts, and librarian services. We have interviewed Law Library staff and our colleagues from around the Library of Congress here at In Custodia Legis. But, […]

An Interview with Audrey Fischer, Public Affairs Specialist, Office of Communications

Audrey works in the Office of Communications of the Library of Congress as a Public Affairs Specialist.  She has previously blogged about our Law Day event for the Library of Congress blog.  Audrey also helps craft Law Library of Congress press releases including one on the same Law Day event and on David‘s appointment as the Law Librarian of Congress. Describe your background. I was born […]

An Interview with Dan Paterson, Preservation Specialist/Rare Book Conservator at the Library of Congress

We often have the pleasure of working collaboratively with members of other service units throughout the Library of Congress.  Today’s interview is with Dan Paterson, Preservation Specialist/Rare Book Conservator in the Preservation Directorate’s Conservation Division at the Library of Congress.  We are happy to give the public a brief glimpse into his life and his path toward […]

An Interview with Barbara Moore, Program Specialist for the Office of the Law Librarian

Today’s interview is with Barbara Moore, Program Specialist for the Office of the Law Librarian of Congress, of whom you may have read recently in a blog post concerning the “Career Development Program Graduation.” Describe your background I am originally from Kenbridge, Virginia, a very small town about 71 miles west of Richmond.  I grew […]

An Interview with Candice Townsend, Head of the Reference Section in the CALM Division, Library of Congress

The Collections Access, Loan and Management Division (commonly known as CALM) of the Library of Congress is responsible for “maintaining and serving the [Library’s] General Collections, while ensuring, through appropriate security and preservation measures, that the collection will be available for future generations.”  One of the many functions of CALM is managing interlibrary loans, a […]