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We’re Here to Serve

The following is a guest post by Megan Lulofs, who works as a contractor from CGI in our Collection Services Division, and as an independent consultant in our Public Services Division of the Law Library of Congress. Just last week I started answering questions from our Ask A Librarian service–and I love it. I’ve been looking forward […]

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 […]

June Retrospective

Thanks for visiting In Custodia Legis in June!  Our page views went up from May, our email subscribers surpassed 14,500, and we posted our 250th item.  Christine talked about Congressional apps for a variety of mobile devices, which was our most popular post.  I blogged about our latest tweaks to THOMAS.  Somehow we even managed […]

Loving the Job – Pic of the Week

If you want to know how much fun it is to be a part of the In Custodia Legis blog team, take a look at this outtake from Hanibal’s bio picture photo shoot. Hanibal enjoyed contributing guest posts so much (Nigerian Election, No Place Like Home, Interesting Topics, and Women’s Rights in Africa) that he […]

PACER: Access and Education Program

The following is a guest post by Debora Keysor, a Legal Reference Specialist in our Public Services Division. Starting July 1, the Law Library of Congress will be one of two law libraries to serve as test hosts of the Access and Education Program for PACER (Public Access to Court Electronic Records). Working in collaboration, […]