National Library of Education (United States)

The National Library of Education is a library in the United States serving as a primary resource center for education information. The library provides collections and information services to the public, as well as to the education community and other government agencies on current and historical education programs, activities and publications of the U.S. Department of Education. The library was established in 1995.[1][2]

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The Library's current collection, in print and electronic formats, focuses on education and includes subject matter such as economics, law, psychology, and sociology, as they relate to education.

The Library maintains an historical collection including some 16,000 government reports on education dating back to 1870, education journals and monographs, and some 16,000 classroom textbooks on a variety of subjects.[3]


The library is located inside the Lyndon Baines Johnson Department of Education Building,[4] which serves as the headquarters of the Department of Education, at 400 Maryland Avenue SW, Washington, D.C., 20202.

See also

Further reading

  • Access for all: a new national library for tomorrow's learners: the report of the National Library of Education, Advisory Task Force, Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Education, 1997 via HathiTrust (fulltext)


  1. "Pressler nominates librarians to task force". Argus Leader. Sioux Falls, South Dakota. March 2, 1995. p. 2D. Retrieved April 28, 2019 via
  2. "Books and More". The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. April 25, 1995. p. B3. Retrieved April 28, 2019 via
  3. "National Library of Education". National Library of Education. Retrieved 13 September 2018.
  4. "LBJ Building Architecture Gallery". Retrieved April 27, 2019.

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