Louis L. Manderino Library
U.S. GAO Federal Legislative Histories (1921-1995)
Comprehensive legislative histories for most U.S. Public Laws enacted from 1921 to 1995, as compiled by the U.S. Government Accountability Office. Includes the text of laws, bills, committee reports, Congressional Record documents, transcripts of hearings, and other documents. (Westlaw)
U.S. Political Transcripts
Transcripts of news conferences, press briefings, Twitter posts, and political speeches. Also includes oral testimony from congressional committee hearings. Covers 1994 to the present. (Westlaw)
U.S. Public Laws: Historical
Public Laws enacted during *previous*
terms of Congress, beginning with the 93rd Congress in 1973. For laws from more recent terms of Congress, see Congress.gov: Public Laws
Free Web Resources
ULS Digital Collections [Pitt Library]
A large collection of digitized items from several special collecting units at Pitt, including: Archives & Special Collections, Center for American Music, faculty, and regional partner institutions. From the University Library System (ULS) at the Univ. of Pittsburgh.
United Nations information, documents, activities, conferences, etc.
United States Copyright Office
The definitive site for federal copyright information.
United States Courts
Information on just about every aspect of the U.S. judicial system. If it relates to the U.S. court system, it is probably covered in this site.
U.S. Bilateral Relations Fact Sheets
Facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations for countries and areas of the world. From the U.S. Dept. of State.
U.S. Code: Table of Popular Names of Acts
Laws are often referred to by popular names--but this can make them difficult to locate. This site translates the popular name into the formal citation information. From the Cornell Law School.
U.S. Department of Education
Provides information on: initiatives and priorities, grant opportunities, offices, publications, research, and statistics. There are special collections of information for parents, teachers and students.
U.S. Small Business Administration
The U.S. SBA provides financial, technical, and management assistance to help Americans start, run, and grow their businesses. Their site offers a vast amount of information on these and other business related topics.
A brief discussion that answers questions students often have concerning the correct and effective use of sources in order to avoid plagiarism. From Hamilton College.
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