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Congressional Publications: Congressional Documents

What Are They?

Congressional documents originate from congressional committees and cover a wide variety of topics and may include reports of executive departments and independent organizations, reports of special investigations made for Congress, and annual reports of non-governmental organizations. Congressional documents, along with Congressional reports, are part of the U.S. Congressional Serial Set, commonly referred to as the Serial Set.

Text source: FDsys
Image source: The Library of Congress

Coverage: 1789-current

How to Find Them?

  1. Make sure to select "Advanced Search"

  2. Select "House & Senate Documents"

Other Resources

  • Congressional Documents (part of Serial Set) (Print)
    OWU Beeghly Government Documents Area
    SuDoc#: Y 1.1/3: & Y 1.1/7:
    SuDoc#:  Y 1.1/2:SERIAL (Serial Set)
  • Congressional Documents via FDsys (Online Full Text) (1975-current)

Proceeded by American State Papers, SuDoc# Y 1.1/2: