Wednesday, 12 June 2013

Finding or Compiling Federal Legislative Histories Electronially

Recently at a Congressional Information Symposium Federal Reserve Board law librarian Rick McKinney gave a presentation entitled "Finding or Compiling Federal Legislative Histories Electronically." The eight page PDF handout containing more than 240 links, which accompanied the presentation, can be found on the Legislative Source Book of the Law Librarians' Society of Washington, D.C. The topics of the Presentation include: -

  •  What Are Federal Legislative Histories and How Are They Used - 
  •  What Kind of Documents Are Included in a Federal Legislative History - 
  •  Some Helpful Resources for Federal Legislative History Research - 
  •  Major Electronic Sources for Compiled Federal Legislative Histories -
  •  Electronic Sources for Customary & Miscellaneous Federal Legislative History Documents - 
  • How Federal Legislative Histories Are Generally Arranged - 
  •  Options in Using Free and Commercial Electronic Legislative Sources - 
  •  Some Bibliographic, Print and Microfiche Sources for Federal Legislative Histories 

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