ProQuest Congressional – November Database of the Month

ProQuest Congressional ( formerly LexisNexis Congressional) has an all new look!

ProQuest Congressional is a  comprehensive collection of historic and current congressional information. Use this database to discover the original documentation that built America’s laws –  from reading expert congressional testimony, to tracing a law’s history.  Find selected full text of Congressional publications, regulations,  laws, legislative histories,  background information on members of Congress, and a bill tracking service. Also included is the Congressional Hearings Digital Collection (CHDC), a collection of published and unpublished hearings held by Congress.

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Collection overview:

  • New exclusive full-text digital collection of all U.S. bills and resolutions
  • Read congressional testimony by experts, administration witnesses, and affected parties
  • Discover a law’s intent by tracing its legislative history
  • Learn more about a wide variety of topics and issues from House and Senate Reports
  • 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

The new ProQuest Congressional platform features:

  • A completely new look and feel, similar to the other ProQuest databases
  • Arrange  results by document type, committee, agency, subject, or geographic subject
  • Retrieve an unlimited result set
  • Member Profiles include links from the Member record to campaign finance, voting reports, sponsored bills, and more