January 23, 2012
Congratulations to Linda Maslow, 11th Librarian of the Supreme Court of the United States
Last week SCOTUS announced the appointment of the Court's 11th Librarian, Linda Maslow, to replace Judy Gaskell, who retired in September, 2011. Maslow has had a long and distinguished career at the Supreme Court's library. Quoting from the Jan. 17, 2012 press release:
Maslow has served as Assistant Librarian for Research Services at the Court for 23 years, responsible for the planning and implementing of all research services to the Court. She administered a department of 7 staff, including 6 professional research librarians. She was a member of the Library’s senior management team, handling matters including space planning, collection development, electronic resource management, budget planning and technological innovations.
The press release adds that Maslow served as Acting Librarian since Gaskell’s retirement and worked at the University of Michigan Law Library, starting in 1984 as a reference librarian and then serving for four years as chief reference librarian before joining the Supreme Court library's staff.