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Political Science

A guide to library and quality web resources useful for political science research

Encyclopedias, Handbooks, Guides

Legislation & Documents

U.S. Historical Collections

Need Debates?

Where to find the early record of debate in congress chart

Need Hearings?

Congressional Hearings available at Middlebury are included in MIDCAT (1976+) and LibrarySearch. Hearings are increasingly being digitized and included in Hathitrust archive.  Recent hearings can often be found on Congressional Committee websites.

In addition, try:

Committee Prints, Documents, & Reports

What is the difference?  These publications are described and can be searched on the collection pages provided by the U.S. Government via FDsys:

These can also be found using the Serial Set (except prints) and

U.S. Congress Voting Records

Members of Congress

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