U.S. Congress: Sites And Documents

http://libguides.wlu.edu/congress

Important Publication Series

There are several prominent series of publications from the U.S. Congress, including those from committees and from subsidiary sites.  This list of  Types of Legislative Documents, created by the Law Librarians of Washington, D.C., might help to clarify.

Searching -- Commercial Sources (W&L Subscriptions)

A few commercial publishers have digitized large quantities of Congressional publications.  Searching and access often are easier than with free sources, but access is available only to current members of the W&L community.

Searching -- Free Sources

These collections of Congressional documents are provided without-charge for all users by the Federal Government. 
Online coverage generally begins with the early- to mid-1990's.

Laws

Official and free.