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An Interview with Bernadette Smith, Government Documents Technician

This week’s interview is with Bernadette Smith, a Government Documents Technician in the Public Services Division. Describe your background. I was born in Oklahoma, but grew up in south-central Pennsylvania.  My dad taught elementary band, and my mom was a journalist for the local newspaper.  I have two younger brothers; one is a currently a […]

An Interview with Alex LoBianco, Public Services Assistant

This week’s interview is with Alex LoBianco, a Public Services Assistant in the Law Library Reading Room. Describe your background. I was born and raised in Washington, DC, with my immediate family and maternal grandparents living nearby. My parents and grandparents were Italian immigrants so we spoke Italian at home and English outside. What is […]

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 […]