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History and U.S. Public Policy

Books and Government Documents @ Rod Library

Use Rod Library's online catalog, UNISTAR, to search for books and government documents

Databases @ Rod Library

Online Resources & Websites

Newspapers & Journals

The Washington Post (1974-)

Congressional Digest (1921-)

Congressional Quarterly Almanac (1945-)
  • UNI Ref JK1.C66
National Journal
  • 1998-current available through multiple online databases
  • 1969-1970 available on UNI Microfilm
  • 1970-current available in UNI Stacks JK1.N28
Roll Call (1989-)
The Hill (1995-)

Federal Government Documents and Reference Materials

Congressional Serial Set
     UNI Docs v. 1037-13309 bound and shelved after Y.4: (incomplete)
     UNI Docs Fiche v.1-37 American State Papers and v. 1-2160 Serial Set

Congressional Record; 1873 –
(formerly Annals of Congress 1789-1824, Register of Debates 1824-1837, Congressional Globe 1833-1873)

     UNI Docs X 1: and X 1.1: (title varies)

Federal Register
     1994-current available online at
     1980-current available online through ProQuest Congressional

Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)
     1996-current available online at
     1981-current available online through ProQuest Congressional

United States Congressional Hearings
     UNI Docs Y.4:

Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States
    UNI Ref J80 .A283

Statutes at Large (United States) (1789-)
     UNI Documents AE 2.111: (e.g. 65 Stat 767 ... volume 65, p. 767)

Public and Private Laws

Compilation of Presidential Documents

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This guide was originally developed by Gretchen Gould.