Top of page

Search results for: China

Ornate red and ivory wall decoration, with plaque and symbols

A View of the World from China – Pic of the Week

Posted by: Andrew Weber

Last week we were fortunate to have a guest post by Laney Zhang, our Chinese Foreign Law Specialist.  This Pic of the Week comes from inside her office.  It is the map she has displayed with a China-centric perspective.  Not surprisingly, it is similar to Kelly’s Pacific-centered map from New Zealand (aside from the addition …

Ornate red and ivory wall decoration, with plaque and symbols

A Congress.gov Interview with Qun Lai, Quality Assurance Specialist

Posted by: Andrew Weber

This week’s interview is with Qun Lai, a quality assurance specialist within the Office of the Chief Information Officer of the Library of Congress. Describe your background. I was born and raised in China. I came to the United States for my graduate studies in my twenties and have stayed since. I have a Bachelor of Science from …

Ornate red and ivory wall decoration, with plaque and symbols

Lessons Learned from the AALL 2016 Annual Conference in Chicago

Posted by: Andrew Weber

We are back from the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) 2016 Annual Conference in Chicago. I was happy to present with Abbie Grotke at the Legal Information Preservation Alliance’s annual meeting.  I discussed several Law Library related web archiving initiatives, including: adding the historic Congressional Record from THOMAS to Congress.gov; the recent Archives Unleashed event; using Perma.cc in our research …

Ornate red and ivory wall decoration, with plaque and symbols

Browse Law Library of Congress Content by Jurisdiction

Posted by: Andrew Weber

We recently started to do some user testing on our website, Law.gov.  It has been interesting to listen to the feedback because I know the answers and sometimes people are close but miss what I can clearly see.  I’m sitting in my office occasionally saying things to the screen (while my phone is muted). I have sat …

Ornate red and ivory wall decoration, with plaque and symbols

An Interview with Rob Sukol, Deputy Law Revision Counsel

Posted by: Andrew Weber

This week’s interview is with Rob Sukol, Deputy Law Revision Counsel of the U.S. House of Representatives.  Rob previously did the guest post titled “The United States Code Online – Downloadable XML Files and More” on In Custodia Legis. Describe your background. I was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The music scene in Philly grabbed …

Ornate red and ivory wall decoration, with plaque and symbols

A Look inside the British Library

Posted by: Andrew Weber

The following is a guest post by Tammie Nelson, project manager of Congress.gov and an Information Technology Specialist at the Library of Congress. Ever since I have been working at the Library of Congress, I have made it a practice to find and photograph the national library when I visit a new country. Judging by many of the Pics of …

Ornate red and ivory wall decoration, with plaque and symbols

Lessons Learned from AALL in Seattle

Posted by: Andrew Weber

This year I attended my third American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) Annual Meeting.  Two years ago in Philadelphia I did a presentation with Christine, Tammie, and Bob on THOMAS.  Last year in Boston, I presented with David, Tina, and Emily Feltren on Law.gov. This year, Tammie, Jeanine, and I went to Seattle to talk …

Ornate red and ivory wall decoration, with plaque and symbols

Happy Lunar New Year!

Posted by: Andrew Weber

The following is a guest post by Laney Zhang, our Chinese law specialist at the Law Library of Congress.  Laney has previously written posts for In Custodia Legis about pandas, trains and corruption, and Chinese supreme court clothing.  Earlier this week she wrote Crouching Tiger, Hidden Author. My favorite traditional Chinese holiday is coming next week! Yes, …