NEW YORK--(www.lexisnexis.com), a leading global provider of business information solutions, today announced the addition of more than 80,000 Congressional documents and enhancements to the LexisNexis® Congressional Digital Collection, the most comprehensive online collection of congressional information available. The latest additions include over 66,000 published hearings, completion of LexisNexis® Congressional Research Digital Collection, which includes Congressional Research Service reports from 1916 to present and Committee Prints from 1830 to present, data upgrades to the Serial Set collection, and over 26,000 additional high-resolution Serial Set map images.)--LexisNexis (
“Adding new documents and improving functionality provides even better tools for researchers and scholars of all areas so they can do their research faster and more efficiently.”
“We are constantly searching for ways to expand and improve access to our Congressional collection,” said Tim Fusco, vice president of Operations for Academic and Library Solutions at LexisNexis. “Adding new documents and improving functionality provides even better tools for researchers and scholars of all areas so they can do their research faster and more efficiently.”
LexisNexis will showcase the latest enhancements in Anaheim at the American Library Association Annual Meeting from June 28-July 1. LexisNexis will also have a special showing of its updated LexisNexis® Congressional Record Permanent Digital Collection, which provides researchers with access to more than 200 years of Congressional proceedings and debates, information not freely available anywhere else, all in a single search.
For the first time users can link from the Congressional Record to cited legislative reports, hearings and bill texts. The four titles included in this new collection, the Congressional Record (1873-to date), the Annals of Congress (1789-1824), the Register of Debates (1824-1837), and the Congressional Globe (1833-1873), cover all the concerns of the day, providing researchers with access to unique primary sources in U.S. history, public policy, business and economics, politics, international relations, sociology, and the law. The collection is scheduled to be completed in 2009.
To see the Congressional Record collection as well as the entire Congressional suite, stop by booth #1628 or visit http://academic.lexisnexis.com for more information.
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