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Legislative Research: Federal Resources

General Catalogs

Search these catalogs to find books and publications about laws and legislation, including congressional hearings, reports, documents, and legislative histories.

Reference Online Center Databases

To locate reference books and resources, periodical articles, and newspaper articles about specific laws and legislation:

Search These Federal Government Databases/Websites:

  • To track or find the current status of legislation
  • To find a legislative history
  • To access summaries or the full-texts of bills, laws and legislative history publications