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Research Center

Research Center The National Academies
The Research Center supports, and is committed to serving, the research needs of staff and committee members, adapting resources and methods of information delivery to meet the constantly evolving needs of the organization. Our mission is to develop, implement, and manage the strategy that will allow the organization to maximize, expand, and preserve access to, transfer and use of knowledge assets by providing research, reference, instructional training, document delivery and collection management services.

The National Academies Research Center reports collection is not open to the public for browsing. However, reports can be searched using the National Academies Press website  with many reports available in full-text PDF. Or, the publicly-available database can be searched for reports included in the National Academies Research Center. The Research Center staff will retrieve specific reports for visitors prior to scheduling an appointment.

Contact Us: 
Address:500 Fifth Street, NW
Keck 304
Washington, DC 20001
Email:research @
Hours:8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday

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