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Daniel Cornwall

Daniel Cornwall was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He lived in California, Texas and Florida before moving to Juneau, Alaska in 1998. Daniel graduated with a Masters of Library and Information Science from UT Austin. He works for the Alaska Division of Libraries, Archives & Museums, which is not associated in any way whatsoever with Free Government Information. Daniel is currently the Head of Technology and Instructional Services, but spent seven years (1999-2007) as the federal and state documents librarian for the Alaska State Library. His full professional history can be found on his LinkedIn profile. He remains active in government information through his coordination of the State Agency Databases project for the State and Local Documents Task Force of ALA GODORT.

In addition to his role at Free Government Information, Daniel maintains a personal blog and a professional Facebook page.

To learn about how Daniel became a librarian in the first place, visit his blog post for the Library Routes Project.

When not blogging, Daniel enjoys photography, astronomy, space exploration and nearly all things science fiction. Many of these interests are featured on his Tumblr blog.

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