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Meet the Remote DRD Interns! (4 of 4)

Posted by: Jennifer González

This is the final part of our four-part mini-series containing mini-biographies of the summer remote interns working with the Digital Resources Division. (Read parts one, two, and three if you missed them!) The interns’ research and writing has been extraordinary and we can’t wait to share their work. Topics this summer have spanned pigeons, alchemy, …

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Meet the Remote DRD Interns! (2 of 4)

Posted by: Jennifer González

We hope you enjoyed part one of our four-part mini-bios of our remote interns working on data and creative projects with the Digital Resources Division! Our interns this summer represented 60 schools from 30 different states or countries. The University of Washington had the biggest representation with 11 students, followed by San José State University …

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Law Library Launches Refreshed Website, Law.gov

Posted by: Jennifer González

The Law Library of Congress is proud to announce that we have refreshed our website, as of today, June 30, 2021. Our new, cleaner look should help you find the resources you are looking for in a more modern and streamlined way. Our homepage will take you to the most used and most requested Law …

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An Interview with Joseph Kolodrubetz, Junior Fellow

Posted by: Jennifer González

Today’s interview is with Joseph Kolodrubetz, a Junior Fellow working with the Digital Resources Division on the Foreign Legal Gazettes. Describe your background. I grew up in the DMV area, and then spent college getting used to other sights and sounds while living in sunny South Florida and Latin America. My parents became natural scientists …

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Browse Law.gov Content by Topic or Jurisdiction

Posted by: Jennifer González

A few years ago, Andrew mentioned the possibility of adding a page where users could browse by jurisdiction among our different content types.  Our content types include In Custodia Legis, the Guide to Law Online, the Global Legal Monitor, Legal Reports, and other content materials such as research guides. We are adding more content in …

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World Meteorological Day

Posted by: Jennifer González

Today, March 23rd, is World Meteorological Day, as dubbed by the United Nations in WMO/EC-XII/Res. 6 and celebrated around the world. The United Nations’ World Meteorological Organization (WMO) provides the framework for international cooperation on weather issues that know no political boundaries. This year’s theme for the event is “Understanding Clouds,” and their website has …

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An Interview with Daina Andries, Metadata Technician

Posted by: Jennifer González

This interview is with Daina Andries, a volunteer metadata technician with the Digital Resources Division of the Law Library of Congress. Describe your background. I grew up in the suburbs of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. My dad’s family is from Pennsylvania and Michigan. My mom’s family immigrated to Wisconsin from Lithuania after World War II and eventually …