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Libraries, Technology, and Educational Media

Libraries, technology, and educational media



Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology (Smithsonian Institution),12th St. and Constitution Ave. N.W., NMAH 1041, MRC 672, 20560 (mailing address: P.O. Box 37012, MRC 154, Washington, D.C. 20013-7012); (202) 633-3872. Lilla Vekerdy, Head of Special Collections. Press, (202) 633-1522.

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Collection includes major holdings in the history of science and technology dating from the fifteenth century to the nineteenth century. Extensive collections in engineering, transportation, chemistry, mathematics, physics, electricity, and astronomy. Open to the public by appointment.

Education Dept., Educational Technology (OET),400 Maryland Ave. S.W., #5W114, 20202; (202) 401-1444. Joseph Conaty, Director (Acting).

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Web, and Twitter, @OfficeofEdTech

Develops national educational policy and advocates the transition from print-based to digital learning.

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