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Congressional Record: Online Access

Information and links for finding and using the U.S. Congressional Record.

Public Web Access

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Subscription Resources for the Smith Community

ProQuest Congressional (Smith Community Only) -- Use Advanced Search
Full text 1985 to present [formerly LexisNexis Congressional]

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Westlaw Campus Research
Full text of the daily edition of the Congressional Record, 1985 to present

Westlaw Campus Research Westlaw Campus Research Legislative History screen

Westlaw Campus Research Advanced Search: Congressional Record

Converting Congress Numbers to Years

The U.S. Senate Reference website lists numbered sessions of Congress with corresponding calendar years:

Legal Databases

Smith has access to academic versions of LexisNexis and Westlaw, as well as Hein Online.

Links are on the Government subject guide.

Or use Reseach Tools > Databases by Title