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District of Columbia


Resource Libraries

George Washington University Medical Center
Himmelfarb Health Sciences Library
2300 Eye Street, NW
Washington, DC 20037
Phone: 202-994-2853
Fax: 202-223-3691

Georgetown University Medical Center
John Vinton Dahlgren Memorial Library

Box 571420
Washington, DC 20057-1420
Phone: 202-687-1783
Fax: 202-687-1703

Howard University
Louis Stokes Health Sciences Library

501 W Street N.W.
Washington, DC 20059-0001
Phone: 202-884-1723
Fax: 202-884-1733


General Information

Washington, DC is located in the eastern United States, bordering both Virginia and Maryland, and is the capitol city of the United States. The city has over 120 defined neighborhoods distributed among 8 wards, which are political areas used to elect members of the City Council. Together with portions of Virginia and Maryland, Washington is part of the large Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area.

At the 2010 Census, Washington, DC had a population of 601,723. Though smaller than Delaware, covering just 68.3 square miles, DC's population is larger than that of Wyoming, the country's least populous state. The population is fairly evenly distributed among the 8 DC wards.


Library Associations/Consortia/Local Groups



District of Columbia Public Library

To locate libraries in the NN/LM Network, please use the NN/LM Members Directory.


Library School

Catholic University of America
School of Library and Information Science
620 Michigan Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20064
Phone: 202-319-5085
Fax: 202-319-5574

Contact us at:

National Network of Libraries of Medicine

National Network Office

National Library of Medicine

8600 Rockville Pike, Bldg. 38, Room B1-E03

Bethesda, Maryland 20894


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