Barbara Bavis

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Bibliographic and Research Instruction Librarian
Law Library of Congress

Barbara Bavis is the Bibliographic and Research Instruction Librarian for the Law Library of Congress. In this position, she provides legal and legislative research presentations to a wide range of patrons, including congressional staff members, federal government employees, and members of the public.  She also provides legal research services to patrons, both at the reference desk in the Law Library Reading Room and via the Law Library’s Ask a Librarian service.  Before joining the Law Library of Congress, Barbara was a Faculty Services Librarian at Lincoln Memorial University Duncan School of Law and practiced labor and employment and immigration law at LeClairRyan.  Barbara holds a BA in history from Duke University, a JD from the University of North Carolina School of Law, and an MSLIS with a specialization in law librarianship from Catholic University.