News from the Library of Congress

May 1998

  • May 13, 1998  (98-076)
    Kresh Named Director for Public Service Collections Associate Librarian for Library Services Winston Tabb has announced the appointment of Diane Kresh as Director of Public Service Collections. Ms Kresh has served as acting director since August 1996."Diane Kresh is well known to Library of Congress staff through her exceptional service as acting director for the past one and a half years and also through her service in many parts of the...
    • Date: 1998-05-13

February 1997

  • February 25, 1997  (97-024)
    Library of Congress Names Music Division Chief Jon W. Newsom, a 30-year Library of Congress veteran who has been serving as acting chief of the Music Division since January 1995, was recently named chief of the division.Mr. Newsom, who also served as acting chief from 1985 to 1987, began his career at the Library in the Music Division in October 1966 as a music reference librarian. He also worked as a...
    • Date: 1997-02-25
  • February 10, 1997  (97-025)
    Librarian of Congress Names Kenneth E. Lopez Director of Security James H. Billington, the Librarian of Congress, has named Kenneth E. Lopez director of security for the Library of Congress. Mr. Lopez will assume his duties Feb. 18."Ken Lopez has a distinguished record of accomplishment in the federal security field," said Dr. Billington. "His broad experience in all facets of security management will stand us in good stead as we continue our progress in...
    • Date: 1997-02-10

January 1996

  • January 26, 1996  (96-018)
    Library of Congress Names Thomas P. Carney Acting Deputy Librarian James H. Billington, Librarian of Congress, today announced the temporary appointment of Thomas P. Carney as Deputy Librarian of Congress, effective February 4.Mr. Carney will serve as the Library's chief operating officer and will be a member of the Library's executive committee, the institution's top policy-making body.Dr. Billington said Mr. Carney would be "responsible for the overall administration and management of internal Library operations,...
    • Date: 1996-01-26
  • January 3, 1996  (96-008)
    Hiram Davis To Head New Staff Development Initiative at the Library of Congress Librarian of Congress James H. Billington announced today that Hiram L. Davis will head a long-term effort to train and develop the Library's current work force for the next century.Davis will relinquish his duties as Deputy Librarian this month to focus full-time on the work force program, informally referred to as the "internal university." He will assume the title of Senior Advisor for Staff...
    • Date: 1996-01-03