Articles & Databases
Explore our collection of hundreds of online resources and databases. Use our free online content to help with your research, whether it's finding a single article, tracing a family tree, learning a new language, or anything in between.
ProQuest Congressional Publications (1789 - present)
On-Site Access Only
Primary source collection of congressional documents, including hearings on all aspects of U.S. social, economic, and political history. Testimony is provided from a wide range of community leaders and ordinary citizens. House and Senate publications document the transformation of the U.S. from thirteen colonies into a world power, and featured topics include war, nuclear energy, space exploration, terrorism, and human rights, among others. Includes content previously available through Lexis Nexis Digital Congressional Hearings Digital Collection.
All Branch LibrariesSchomburg Center for Research in Black CultureStavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingThe New York Public Library for the Performing ArtsThomas Yoseloff Business Center
Government and Law, Law, United States History, Political Science, Statistics, History
<strong>Collection Overview</strong> Access the full text of congressional publications through basic subscription links or digital collection optional modules Read congressional testimony by experts, administration witnesses, and affected parties Discover a law's intent by tracing its legislative history Use research carried out by congressional committee staffers or Congressional Research Service experts as a source for your own research project Use well-known CIS Index abstracts and controlled vocabulary indexing to locate congressional publication content Retrieve authoritative statistics on a wide range of topics Search the Congressional Record, the U.S. Code, Statutes at Large, Code of Federal Regulations, Federal Register, Rules of Congress, and political news sources Use the Hot Bills & Hot Topics feature to obtain information on the leading legislative and political issues of the day