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US Congressional Hearings - it's science, info tech, business, history, & politics

A major Libraries' resource reveals what elected federal official and top experts knew about cancer, oil spills, maritime disasters and much more.

Users of LexisNexis Congressional Publications: Hearings, 1824 - 2003 can obtain the full text of US Senate and House committee hearings, and documents submitted by expert witnesses, on topics such as:

  • the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal
  • Mobilizing world experts to find a cure for cancer
  • Competition, Innovation, and Public Policy in the Digital Age
  • Media concentration

Hearings include the testimony of noted experts such as Alexander Graham Bell, Andrew Carnegie, Thomas Edison, John K. Galbraith, Edward R. Murrow, and others.

To review the over 100,000 titles in the Libraries' US Congressional Hearings database, please see: http://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/cms/indexes/descriptions/congcomp. For assistance on using this resource, contact Tom Glynn at 732/932-7129 (x128) or glynn@rci.rutgers.edu.

Posted April 11, 2011