The Federal Research Division (FRD) is the research and analysis unit of the United States Library of Congress. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the The Library of Congress is the De facto National library of the United States and the research arm of the United States Congress
The Federal Research Division provides directed research and analysis on domestic and international subjects to agencies of the United States Government, the District of Columbia, and authorized Federal contractors. The federal government of the United States is the central United States Governmental body established by the United States Constitution. Washington DC ( formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington, the District, or simply D As expert users of the vast English and foreign-language collections of the Library of Congress, the Division’s area and subject specialists employ the resources of the world’s largest library and other information sources worldwide to produce impartial and comprehensive studies on a cost-recovery basis.
The Federal Research Division (FRD) is located on the fifth floor of the John Adams Building. The John Adams Building is one of three Library buildings of the Library of Congress in the United States. Visitors report to room LA-5281.