Faces of the Library: Reid Rendon and Felicia de León

Staff Spotlight reid and felicia

We would like to send a special congratulations to our newly engaged student staff members Reid and Felicia! Check out this adorable couple’s profile here:

What tasks do you do for the TTU Law Library?

We check books in and out, organize and clean the desk area, ensure books are in their proper place, and generally help out students and visitors with anything they may need.

What is your favorite thing about working at the TTU Law Library?

Our favorite part of working in the library is interacting with students and local attorneys.  The library staff are also very helpful and are really great people!

What is one thing about the law library that current and prospective students should know?

There are a lot of resources to help you research any legal issue you may need for class, clinic, or even work. Most of the are also available online!

What is your favorite place in Lubbock?

The Plaza Mexican Restaurant and Jalisco’s.

What hobbies or activities do you like to do outside the law library?

Playing with our dogs, watching Netflix. Reid also likes to play video games.

 

Faces of the Library: Sydni Emery

Staff Spotlight Sydni

Sydni is one of the sweetest and friendliest students at Texas Tech University School of Law Library. We are happy she is a part of the library team! Please, read her profile here:

What tasks do you do for the TTU Law Library?

I am Professor Baker’s RA. I help with the Monthly Faculty Publication Reports, Prisoner Letters, and I help Professor Black with his cybersecurity news stories.

What is your favorite thing about working at the TTU Law Library?

Everyone is so FRIENDLY! It is a nice place to escape after having cold calls and class.

What is one thing about the law library that current and prospective students should know?

The library staff is constantly trying to find new ways to help students achieve during school and after in their careers. One example is the ELR program.

What is your favorite place in Lubbock?

This is a tough one, because I love food. I would have to say La Sirena takes the win, every time!

What hobbies or activities do you like to do outside the law library?

I love reading, so a good cup of tea (or wine) with a good book. I also have a very interesting cat, Poppy, she keeps me busy cleaning up the many messes she makes. I enjoy going to Two Docs brewery and hanging out with friends.

 

Faces of the Library: Sidney Wiltshire

Staff Spotlight sidney

Meet Sidney. She is one of the busiest 3L’s at Texas Tech School of Law Library. She is on the BLSA Board, she is the Chair of Outreach and Recruitment at TTU Law, she is a graduate assistant for the Gender and Equity Council at Texas Tech University, and she is also in the Criminal Defense Clinic. Although she is from Michigan, Sidney got to Texas as fast as she could. Read her profile here:

What tasks do you do for the TTU Law Library?

Part of my job as a student assistant requires me toassist students and patrons at the circulation desk.

What is your favorite thing about working at the TTU Law Library?

My favorite things about working at the TTU Law Library is being able to interact with students and staff that I typically wouldn’t interact with.

What is one thing about the law library that current and prospective students should know?

One thing you all should know is that the law library is responsible for so much more than your typical library. If you have a question, ask the library staff and chances are, they’ll be able to help you or point you in the right direction!

What is your favorite place in Lubbock?

My favorite restaurant in Lubbock is Italian Garden.

What hobbies or activities do you like to do outside the law library?

In my spare time I enjoy participating in almost any fitness related activity and listening to music.

Faces of the Library: Allyson Pettus

Staff Spotlight allyson

Meet Allyson the Wise. She is full of great advice and makes really good mochi! Please read her profile to learn more about what she does at the library:

What tasks do you do for the TTU Law Library?

Front desk, give 1Ls advice and moral support, keep the library organized and in tip-top shape.

What is your favorite thing about working at the TTU Law Library?

I love the people, the staff and faculty, flexible work hours.

What is one thing about the law library that

current and prospective students should know?

Ask us stuff!! We know stuff. Call us! You can also reserve rooms and use online study guides at the library website.

What is your favorite place in Lubbock?

Cycle bar.

What hobbies or activities do you like to do outside the law library?

Watch Netflix and spend time with friends and family.

 

Faces of the Library: Jakob Reynolds

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Meet Jakob. We are very thankful for this talented 2L. Jakob is a fiddle player, a gardener, and a research rockstar! Enjoy reading his profile here:

What tasks do you do for the TTU Law Library?

I work as a research assistant. I research legal and historical issues for faculty members. I also help out at the front desk and assist Professor Drake with ELR.

What is your favorite thing about working at the TTU Law Library?

I love the staff and faculty. They are great mentors with wonderful personalities. I love helping and feeling like I contribute to the law school.

What is one thing about the law library that current and prospective students should know?

The library isn’t just books, it’s a valuable resource of knowledge, information, and services.

What is your favorite restaurant in Lubbock?

Bangkok Thai!!!

What hobbies or activities do you like to do outside the law library?

I play the fiddle, love folk music and enjoy gardening. I play board games when I am not working out with my section buddies.

 

Faces of the Library: Sal Becerra

Staff Spotlight sal

Meet Sal. No project is too tough for him. Sal knows everything about maintenance and can make a really good brisket. Please enjoy his profile here:

What are some of the tasks you do for the TTU Law Library?

Project management and maintenance of the building, along with general administrative duties.

What is your favorite thing about working at the TTU Law Library?

The breakroom.

What is one thing about the law library that current and prospective students should know?

The library is designated a “quiet” area except on the 1st floor commons.

What is your favorite restaurant in Lubbock?

Guadalajaras.

What hobbies or activities do you like to do outside the law library?

Barbecuing, grilling, and landscaping.

 

Faces of the Library: David Kelly

Staff Spotlight David

David is a tough guy with a big heart. He opens the library every morning and has the coffee ready for the staff. Read his profile here:

What are some of the tasks you do for the TTU Law Library?

I manage most of the operations staff.

What is your favorite thing about working at the TTU Law Library?

My favorite thing about working for the law library is the students and the people I work with.

What is one thing about the law library that current and prospective students should know?

If you have a questions, please stop by and ask us.  If we don’t know the answer we can find it for you or find someone that has the answer.

What is your favorite restaurant in Lubbock?

Right now I am a big fan of the Farmhouse.  I love breakfast!

What hobbies or activities do you like to do outside the law library?

Hobbies include gardening, camping and hiking, kayaking etc.