Lucy Cox received her B.A. from Case Western Reserve University in 1961, her Ph. D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1975, and her M.L.S. from Drexel University in 1976. She has taught Russian at the University of Pennsylvania and at Widener University. Before coming to the library staff, she was in charge of reference and public services at Villanova Law School for three years. Her publications include a translation of a book on Soviet civil law, a web publication on sources of Russian Federation law, and book reviews. She has presented papers on the documentation of Soviet law at national conventions of the American Association of Slavic Studies and of the American Library Association.