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September Retrospective

We posted 26 times in September!  That is only one behind our previous high.  Kelly’s Inspiring Story of Nelson Mandela finally lost its grip on our top spot that it had held in July and August.  What topped it?  Nathan’s fascinating post Templar Secrets at the Law Library of Congress?

An old favorite from January jumped up to number two: Slavery in the French Colonies: Le Code Noir (the Black Code) of 1685.  We celebrated Constitution Day this month with a post on The Articles of Confederation: The First Constitution of the United States.

The top ten posts are a good highlight for September:
1. Templar Secrets at the Law Library of Congress?
2. Slavery in the French Colonies: Le Code Noir (the Black Code) of 1685
3. The Articles of Confederation: The First Constitution of the United States
4. The Inspiring Story of Nelson Mandela
5. Tops in THOMAS at the August Recess of the 112th Congress
6. Getting Ready for the National Book Festival – Pic of the Week
7. The Curious History of the 2011 Debt Ceiling Legislation
8. Nameday of a Nation – Pic of the Week
9. Learning About the Supreme Court Library
10. An Interview with Peter Roudik, Director of the Global Legal Research Center

Our top commented on posts were Israel’s Social Protest and the Two-Year Budget Cycle: Any Lessons? and Templar Secrets at the Law Library of Congress?

On our Facebook page, the most liked posts were Celebrating Constitution Day and Citizenship Day and A Pirate’s Life for Me (in honor of Talk Like a Pirate Day).  These older post were put back on our Facebook page on their respective celebrated day.  The most clicked through post on Facebook was Templar Secrets at the Law Library of Congress? and on Twitter it was Getting Ready for the National Book Festival.

This month we had interviews with Peter Roudik, Director of the Global Legal Research Center; Frank Herch, Legal Reference Consultant; Mary-Jane Deeb, Chief of the African and Middle Eastern Division; and Jim Thurn, Preservation Specialist.  Peter was also one of our staff featured on Federal News Radio’s Cool Jobs: The Global Lawyer.

My favorite pictures from September are:

 

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