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An Interview with Kimberly Zellars, Program Specialist

This week’s interview is with Kimberly Zellars, Program Specialist at the Law Library of Congress. Describe your background. I am a native Washingtonian, born and raised in Southwest Washington, DC.  I am  a middle child with an older sister and younger brother, southern parents, and a Catholic school education. What is your academic/professional history? I […]

Legislative Status Steps – Pic of the Week

Sometimes the legislative process is a little more confusing than I’m Just a Bill.  As Margaret mentioned in The Curious History of the 2011 Debt Ceiling Legislation earlier this week, sometimes the legislative process takes interesting turns.  Christine also blogged about the unique situation of vehicle bills.  The poster below details the various status steps […]

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 […]

Humboldt University Law Faculty – Pic of the Week

The following is a guest post by Robert Newlen, the Assistant Law Librarian for Collections, Outreach and Services in the Law Library of Congress.  Robert has previously blogged about the Kellogg Biennial Lecture and Souvenirs from Moscow. I was recently in Berlin and explored Humboldt University of Berlin (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin), the oldest university in Berlin.  The impressive building […]

Water Rights at Star Island

The following is a guest post by Constance Johnson, a Legal Research Analyst in the Law Library’s Global Legal Research Center. Last month I was lucky enough to attend the annual international affairs conference on Star Island, off the coast of New Hampshire.  I heard several very interesting speakers on the issue of water as a […]

Twitter on THOMAS

Today we launched another update to THOMAS: our @THOMASdotgov Twitter feed is now dynamically updating on the homepage in the right column.  It is just below the Weekly Top Five.  Did you know if you hover over any item in the top five you can see the title?  One of our goals with the Twitter […]