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African Section Contact Information

Location and Hours for Reading Room Access and Reference Assistance

AMED Reading Room
Room LJ 229
Thomas Jefferson Building
Map showing location

Nearest Metro stops:
Capitol South (Blue/Orange Line)
Union Station (Red Line)

Public Service Hours
Monday - Friday:
8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Closed Saturday, Sunday
Federal Holidays

Telephone Number
African Section Fax:
(202) 252-3180

Mailing Address
African Section
African and Middle Eastern Division
Library of Congress
101 Independence Ave. SE
Washington, D.C. 20540-4821

African Section Staff and Areas of Expertise

View a list of African Section countries

Edward Miner
Head, African Section
Tel: (202) 707-
Fax: (202) 252-3180
[email protected]


Edward Miner (Backup)
Head, African Section
Tel: (202) 707-
FAX: (202) 252-3180
[email protected]

Fenta Tiruneh
Reference Specialist
Tel: (202) 707-4163
Fax: (202) 707- 3180
[email protected]

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