K.F. Shovlin is a Senior Library Technician in the Processing and Preparation Section of the Preservation Services Division at the Library of Congress. Over the past 15 years, K.F. has processed thousands of paperback books for long term preservation as well as serials and occasional special items. In addition to writing for this blog, he is currently the newsletter coordinator for the Library of Congress Professional Association and has written three books, Polk’s Soliloquy, a novel; Life’s Penance; and 48 Game Misconduct. He graduated from American University in 2004 with a BA in American Studies and minors in Communications and History. He then studied historic preservation at the Northern Virginia Community College and completed a Masters of Business Administration specializing in Museum Marketing at the George Washington University in 2011.
Most Recent Posts
- For Preservation staffer, the Library is a family business November 17th, 2022
- Librarians on the hunt: Finding a missing book among thousands October 6th, 2022
- When the Paper Fails the Test July 14th, 2022
- 21-B100: How a collections-focused office learned to telework in a global pandemic June 30th, 2022
- Finding Freedom on the Library Shelves April 7th, 2022
- So Many Islands in the Sea of Stories June 21st, 2021