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For information regarding the types of assistance we can offer, please see our Research Reference Policies.

The Geography and Map Division will respond to requests that cannot be answered by a library in the inquirer's locality. It is not possible, however, to undertake extensive research projects or to assist students in preparing bibliographies, term papers, or other academic assignments. We will respond to inquiries received through the following points of contact, although we are only able to do limited research for inquiries made via the telephone.

question mark Ask-A-Librarian. We provide basic research assistance related to the cartographic collections in the Library of Congress and answers to queries requiring resources unique to the Library of Congress. We will provide a response to your question within 5 business days.
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Geography and Map Division
101 Independence Avenue, SE
Washington, D.C. 20540-4650
image of a telephone Only a limited amount of research is available through a phone inquiry. Submitting an email is easier and faster in many cases.

Phone: 202-707-6277 (MAPS)
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