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Electronic Encyclopedia of American Government NYU Only
A source for information on U.S. government, politics, and
elections. Designed for use by students, political activists,
government employees, and interested citizens, it contains over
twelve hundred articles and more than six hundred illustrations.
This expansive coverage illuminates the history, structure,
dynamics, operation, and personalities of the three branches of U.S.
government and elections, and provides the who, what, where, when,
and how of every era of American history—from the American
Revolution to the present.
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state level contacts. More than 10,000 federal offices,
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West's Legal Directory, and other legal sources.
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to provide easy access to the full range of statistics and
information produced by more than 100 agencies in the United States
Federal Government for public use.
Charters of Freedom
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The CQ Researcher explores a single "hot"
issue in the news in depth each week. Topics range from social
and teen issues to environment, health, education and science
and technology. There are 44 reports produced each year
including four expanded reports.
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The CQ Weekly enables the researcher to follow the
developments in Congress on a weekly basis. It
includes the full text of all articles published in the paper
version since 1983. A user may browse through articles in the
current issue or search for past articles by words, dates,
subjects or other criteria.
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A comprehensive research tool
for federal legislative material. Some of its components are listed
Congressional Yellow Book
LexisNexis Historical Full-text (Serial Set) NYU Only
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American State Papers (1789-1969: database to be completed by
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Search by law number, bill number, statutes at large
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House & Senate Journals, Series I, 1789-1817
Senate Executive Journals, Series I, 1789-1866
Congressional Documents and Debates, 1774-1873
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Records, Statutes at Large, U.S. Serial Set, House Journal, Senate
Journal, Senate Executive Journal, Maclay's Journal, Annals of
Congress, Register of Debates, and Congressional Globe. Available in pdf
Formally known as the Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, the Annals cover the First Congress
through the first session of the Eighteenth Congress, from 1789 to
1824. Available in pdf format.
A record of the congressional debates of the 18th
Congress, 2nd session through the 25th Congress, 1st session (1824-37). It is
the second of the four series of publications containing the debates of Congress. It was
preceded by the Annals of Congress and succeeded by the Congressional Globe.
Available in pdf format.
Commonly referred to as the Globe, contains the debates
of Congress from the 23rd Congress, 1st Session through the 42nd
Congress (1833-73). The Globe is the third of the four series of
publications containing the debates of Congress. It was preceded by the Annals of Congress and the Register
of Debates and succeeded by the Congressional Record. Available in
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Selected CRS Reports
Research Service reports are not available in one location on the
Internet. The link to the reports refers the reader to a July
15, 2002 article entitled "CRS Reports" by Stephen Young, in which,
at the end of the article, he provides links to various
collections of the reports.
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