Interview With Director of Information Technology at Law Library of Congress
Today, the tenth interview in the series appeared. It is with Henry Rossman, Director of Information Technology:
"I manage the IT infrastructure for the Law Library of Congress. This means that when anything goes wrong, it is my fault; when we pull rabbits out of hats and perform IT miracles, it’s just doing my job (...)"The full list of interviews is available on the blog website.
"Overall, the most interesting fact that I have come to appreciate about librarians is that they are the original Information Technology workers. Back in the day of the Great Library of Alexandria, librarians had metadata; they could find one scroll out of 600,000 and put it back, after use, in its proper place."