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History

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Congressional Records

The more you know about existing government records, the easier time you will have locating them.

You can search indexes of congressional documents online using Congressional Publications (ProQuest Congressional), GPO Access or THOMAS. None of these indexes are particularly user friendly; some may even seem user-hostile.

An alternate approach is to use the CQ Electronic Library to read summaries and legislative histories written by journalists in publications like Congressional Quarterly (CQ) Weekly. Those summaries can lead you to particular reports and hearing transcripts that can be located either online or in the microfiche Serials Set collection.

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Research Collections on Microform

Research Collections on microfilm & fiche

Browse or visit the web page to search brief descriptions of available microform research collections.

 

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US Government docs - online sources

Online Collections

These sites are excellent starting points for discovering the millions of historical resources available online.

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