For everything there is a season…

For nearly twenty years has been the go-to spot for information pertaining to the United States Congress and soon that will change. As of November 19th, anyone attempting to access will be redirected to

Since its beta release in fall of 2012 by the Library of Congress, in collaboration with the U.S. Senate, U.S. House of Representatives and the Government Printing Office (GPO), has grown from its initial body of information of comprising of bill status and summary, member profiles and bill text from the two most recent congresses at that time — the 111th and 112th.  As the press release states, “ has expanded with the additions of the Congressional Record, committee reports, direct links from bills to cost estimates from the Congressional Budget Office, legislative process videos, committee profile pages and historic access reaching back to the 103rd Congress.”.

The Library of Congress is providing training on on January 16, March 11 and May 15th.  If you are interested in learning more about this new resource, please visit

About Jessica McGilvray

Jessica McGilvray is the Deputy Director of ALA Office of Government Relations (OGR).

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