Electronic Resources

Electronic Resources

ProQuest Congressional

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ProQuest Congressional is a searchable, comprehensive collection of U.S. federal government publications, mostly in PDF. The current University of Iowa holdings in ProQuest Congressional are the following:

Congressional Publications   

  • Public and private bills and resolutions, 1789 - present 
  • House and Senate committee reports, 1817 - 2003 in PDF and 2004 - present in HTML
  • The Congressional Record and its predecessor publications, 1789 - 2009 in PDF and 2006 - present in HTML
  • House and Senate committee hearing transcripts published officially by the U.S. Government Publishing Office, 1824 - 2017
  • House and Senate committee hearing transcripts published unofficially, selected 1973 - 1992
  • House and Senate committee prints, 1830 - present 
  • The U.S. Congressional Serial Set, 1817 - present
  • The American State Papers, 1789 - 1838
  • Legislative histories, 1969 - present 
  • Congressional Research Service (CRS) reports, 1916 - present

Executive Branch Publications

  • Executive orders and presidential proclamations, 1789 - 1983 (complete), 1984 - 2014 (select)
  • Executive branch documents (department and agency publications), 1789 - 1945
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