Bill Ryan

Law Librarian

Office: Room 112
Phone: 202-274-4331
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William Ryan serves as one of the Foreign and International Law Librarians as well as the administrator of the European Union document depository. Mr. Ryan has been a Foreign and International Law specialist for over 20 years. He is a 1985 graduate of the Washington College of Law and is a member of the Virginia bar. He received his B.A. from Boston University majoring in History and International Relations. His M.L.S. is from the University of Maryland, College Park. He is active in the American Association of Law Libraries, the American Society of International Law, and the International Association of Law Libraries. He has served as a officer on numerous local and national law library association committees. His current research interests are: the development and mentoring of law librarians especially as to how it relates the achievement of tenure; and the development of a research guide to international trade law sources. His interests include cooking, traveling, baseball, book collecting, small spaniels, and seventeenth century British history. He lives with his spouse and two small dogs, Prince Rupert and Abbegail, in Silver Spring.



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Degrees & Universities

  • J.D., American University Washington College of Law 1985
  • B.A., History and International Relations, Boston University
  • M.L.S., University of Maryland