New Political Science Resource: CQ Almanac


The library recently licensed access to CQ Almanac, which brings  together over sixty years of authoritative reporting of U.S. Congress.  CQ Almanac offers original narrative accounts of every major piece of legislation that lawmakers considered during a congressional session.

The online version allows you to

  • Navigate over 60 years of authoritative coverage of the people, elections, legislation, and controversies in the U.S. Congress
  • Access in-depth reviews and analysis of legislation and policy for each year, organized by policy area (Energy and Environment, Health and Education, etc.).
  • Identify comprehensive roll call votes for all major legislation
  • View tables, graphs, and charts that help explain the issues
  • Browse by subject, decade, or by a particular year’s table of contents
  • Use Policy Tracker to explore a specific policy topic and see how it has changed over the years
  • Save useful documents or frequent searches for future consultation
  • Automatically generate citations in four styles with CQ Press’s CiteNow! feature

This source will be invaluable to students and faculty in Political Science, Public Administration, or any field that will be studying particular federal legislation.

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