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An Interview with Margaret Wood, Legal Reference Specialist

Posted by: Christine Sellers

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 …

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An Interview with Robert Newlen, Assistant Law Librarian for Collections, Outreach, and Services

Posted by: Andrew Weber

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 …

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An Interview with Hope O’Keeffe, Associate General Counsel

Posted by: Andrew Weber

This week’s interview is with Hope O’Keeffe.  Hope works in the Office of General Counsel of the Library of Congress.  There are many attorneys who work in the Library of Congress who work outside of the Law Library.  Among other duties, she helps work out agreements so we can use social media like Twitter, Facebook, …

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An Interview with Bacilio Mendez II, Public Services Division Intern

Posted by: Christine Sellers

This week’s interview is with Bacilio Mendez II, an intern in the Public Services Division of the Law Library of Congress. Describe your background. I’m a gay, first-generation, Puerto Rican from Reading, Pennsylvania. Most people recognize the name of my hometown because of the long-defunct railroad that lives on Monopoly boards, but thanks to my …

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An Interview with Mike Newman, Information Technology Specialist

Posted by: Andrew Weber

This week’s interview is with Mike Newman, an Information Technology Specialist at the Library of Congress.  Mike works with Tammie in Information Technology Service of the Library.  He knows all the technical ins and outs of THOMAS.gov.  Chances are if I get a call about how THOMAS works that I can’t answer, I can ask Mike …

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An Interview with Tammie Nelson, Information Technology Specialist

Posted by: Andrew Weber

This week’s interview is with Tammie Nelson.  Tammie is an Information Technology Specialist in ITS (which stands for Information Technology Service) here at the Library of Congress.  She is wonderful at managing projects and plays a key role in our completion of so many enhancements to THOMAS.gov. Describe your background. I grew up in New …