This collection features the complete Congressional Record Bound version, as well as the daily version back to 1980. It also includes the three predecessor titles: Annals of Congress (1789-1824), Register of Debates (1824-1837) Congressional Globe (1833-1873), and Congressional Hearings (early 1900s-present), as well as other important congressional material such as hearings, CRS Reports, and much more.
Spanning more than two centuries with more than 17,000 bound volumes, the records in this series include House and Senate Documents, House and Senate Reports, the American State Papers, and much more. This ongoing project in HeinOnline will be released in phases and will soon contain complete coverage of the Serial Set. The Serial Set is indexed from inception to date and contains comprehensive full-text coverage from 1978-date. In addition, the HeinOnline interface is easy to search and browse and contains unique tools to help users quickly locate specific content.
The Annals of Congress are early summaries of debates and legislative actions. Organized by session in 42 volumes, the Annals are recognized as the best source for coverage of Congress during the first 18 congresses, 1789 through 1824.
Beginning in 1833, a newspaper type publication, the Congressional Globe, began daily coverage of congressional proceedings, with bound cumulative volumes being published at the end of a session. Coverage continued to 1873 (the 23rd to the 42nd Congress).
The Congressional Record began publication in 1873 (43rd Congress) when Congress decided that it would be more economical and satisfactory to publish its debates and proceedings under its own direction.
The Congressional Record began publication in 1873 (43rd Congress) when Congress decided that it would be more economical and satisfactory to publish its debates and proceedings under its own direction. Each Congressional Record volume covers one congressional session with consecutively numbered pages.
Congressional reports, documents, prints, bills, and hearings, plus legislative histories, regulatory and statutory resources, and member biographies.
Congressional provides comprehensive indexing and abstracting of Congressional publications, CIS legislative histories, and bill tracking. It includes the full text of Congressional reports, documents, prints, bills, the Congressional Record, selected testimony in hearings before Congress, Public laws, Statutes at Large, the United States Code Service, the Federal Register, the Code of Federal Regulations, and the National Journal. It also provides information about members of Congress, Congressional committees, and recent legislative activities and public policy issues in the news.
2004-present. Gain an inside view of U.S. policymaking with the Congressional Hearings Digital Collection. The collection forms an unparalleled documentary record of events and public policy issues faced by America, as well as the objectives and actions of Congress in dealing with these events and issues. Committee hearings are primary source documents offering multiple perspectives of public and private sector witnesses and are presented in everyday language that makes even the most complex issues easy to understand.
1916-present. Learn what was important to policymakers from 1830-present through this unique combination of CRS Reports and Committee Prints. This collection includes background reports and analysis written to provide members of Congress with the information needed to understand issues and make decisions.
1789-2020. Executive Orders are the formal means through which the President of the United States executes a wide range of actions related to the Federal Government’s internal operations and organization, as well as foreign and domestic policies. Historically, these proclamations and orders have included public announcements, Presidential decisions concerning private individuals, and general administration decisions relating to such things as the disposition of Federal Lands, Indian Affairs, the creation of Federal Agencies, White House operations, military matters, and the establishment of administrative and personnel policies at Federal agencies. This collection complements both the legislative and executive branch content and provides researchers with the missing piece needed to complete the picture of a historic event or trend.
The Register of Debates in Congress, was the first contemporaneous attempt to publish a substantially accurate report of all the leading debates and incidents of Congress. The Register covers the years 1824 to 1837 (the second session of the 18th Congress to the first session of the 25th Congress).