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Congressional Basic is a no-frills collection of content that includes abstracts and indexing for all Congressional publications: Hearings, Committee Prints, Reports and Documents
ProQuest Congressional offers a basic subscription and optional digital modules to enable institutions to craft a congressional database that meets their specific needs in terms of both price and content. No other site anywhere offers customers the opportunity to purchase access to a comprehensive collection of congressional content.
Each type of congressional publication provides a unique window to the entire range of U.S. social, political, and economic history. Examine testimony, debate, research reports, and legislative history to gain a complete picture. Taken together, congressional publications present a unique documentary history of the U.S. from 1789 to the present.
Congressional information covering the entire sweep of U.S. history is an ideal source to facilitate critical thinking and writing. Assess the conflicts and compromise inherent in the Congressional system to form opinions on approaches to change and the development of public policy.
Compare witness opinions, language and rhetoric, and legislation over time. Understand the changing role of the fFederal government throughout the entire history of the U.S. Access statistical data. Analyze patterns of argumentation and reasoning.
Both the basic subscription and the optional digital modules provide primary source content offering multiple viewpoints from within a single, authoritative setting—the U.S. Congress.
Congressional content is uniquely suited to help both novice and sophisticated researchers understand the present and prepare for the future by learning the lessons of the past.
Understand emerging changes in defense, security, the environment, the economy, health, and all other factors that come together to shape our society.
“There is, in fact, no subject to which a Member of Congress may not have occasion to refer.” Thomas Jefferson