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Government Documents at WVU including federal and state holdings. View documents in print, microforms, data sets, maps, posters, CD’s, DVD’s and online and is is open to the public and is available during the service hours.

Congressional Bills and Resolutions

1st - 66th Congress (1789-1920)

Location: Microfilm 892 (Libraries Depository)


15th - 103rd Congress (1817-1994)

U.S. Congressional Serial Set (Online - WVU Access)


96th Congress (1979-1980)

Location: Microfiche 96-1: 96-2: (2nd floor, microfiche cabinets)


97th Congress - (1981-present)

Location: Microfiche Y 1.4/1: to Y 1.4/9: (2nd floor, microfiche cabinets)


101st Congress - (1989 -present)

Location: ProQeust (Online - WVU Access Only)


103rd Congress (1993-present)

Location: GOVinfo (Online)

Congressional Hearings and Committee Prints

15th - 103rd Congress (1817-1994)

U.S. Congressional Serial Set (Online - WVU Access)


82nd and 84th Congress (1951/1956) and (1955/1956)

Location: Location: Microfilm 4121 (2nd floor, microfilm cabinets)​


92nd-101st Congress (1972-1990)

Location: Location: CIS microfiche (2nd floor, microfiche cabinets)


98th Congress - (1983-Present)

Location: Microfiche Y4 call numbers (2nd floor, microfiche cabinets)

Location: Stacks (Lower Level, compact shelving) Miscellaneous Y4s available in print


99th Congress - Current (1985-Present) | Hearings

Location: GOVinfo (Online)


100th Congress - Current (1988-Present) | Hearings

Location: GOVinfo (Online)


104th Congress - (1995-Present) | Prints

Location: GOVinfo (Online)


103rd Congress - 108th Congress (1993 - 2004) | Prints

Location: ProQuest Congressional (Online - WVU Access Only)


Congressional Committee Reports & Documents (Current)

96th Congress (1979/1980)

Location: Microfiche X96-1: to X96-2 (2nd floor, microfiche cabinets)


97th Congress - (1981-present)

Location: Microfiche Y1.1/3: to Y1.1/8: (2nd floor, microfiche cabinets)

Location: Print Y1.1/3: to Y1.1/8: (Lower Level)


Reports: 101st Congress - (1990 -present)

ProQuest Congressional (Online - WVU Access Only)


Reports: 104th Congress - (1995-present)

GOVinfo (Online)


Documents: 94th Congress- (1985-present)

GOVinfo (Online)


Congressional Committee Reports & Documents (bound)

American State Papers (holdings incomplete)

Location: Libraries Depository (J33)


1st - 25th Congress (1789-1838)

Location: Library of Congress (Online)

Location: American State Papers, Series I, 1789-1817 (Online -WVU Access Only)


U.S. Congressional Serial Set (holdings incomplete)

Find Library holdings in WorldCat

Location: Print Y 1.1/2: (Lower Level, compact shelving) 1995 - Current (Most current published in bound form is 2011)

Location: Libraries Depository (Miscellaneous volumes)

U.S. Congressional Serial Set (Online - WVU Access)


Selected documents & reports (1833-35)

Location: Library of Congress (Online)


Debates and Proceedings of Congress

1st- 18th Congress (1789-1824) | Annals of Congress (incomplete set)

Location: Print X1 – X42 (Lower Level, compact shelving)

Location: Library of Congress (Online) 

Location: U.S. Congressional Serial Set (Online - WVU Access Only)

Location:House and Senate Journals, Series I (Online - WVU Access Only)

Location: Senate Executive Journals (Online - WVU Access Only)


18th - 24th Congress (1824-1837) | Register of Debates (incomplete set)

Location: Print X43-X69 (Lower Level, compact shelving)

Location: Library of Congress (Online)

Location: U.S. Congressional Serial Set (Online - WVU Access Only)

Location: Senate Executive Journals (Online - WVU Access Only)


23rd - 42nd Congress (1833-1873) | The Congressional Globe (incomplete set)

Location: Print X 72 - X 180 (Lower Level, compact shelving)

Location: Library of Congress (Online)

Location: U.S. Congressional Serial Set (Online - WVU Access Only)

Location: Senate Executive Journals (Online - WVU Access Only)


Congressional Record: Bound Volumes (incomplete set)

15th Congress - 103rd Congress (1817- 1994)

Location: U.S. Congressional Serial Set (Online - WVU Access Only)

43rd Congress - (1873- present)

Location: Print Vol. 1- (Lower Level, compact shelving)

95th Congress - (1977- present)

Location: Microfiche X. 95/1:123 pt 1- (2nd floor, microfiche cabinets)

97th Congress - 155th Congress (1951- 2007)

Location: GOVinfo (Online)


Congressional Record: Daily Issues

112th Congress - (2011-present)

Location: Print X 1.1/A: (Lower Level, compact shelving)

99th Congress - (1985- present)

Location: Microfiche X/A 99/1:131/1- (2nd floor, microfiche cabinets)

99th Congress - (1985 - present)

Location: CQ Congressional (Online - WVU Access Only)

103rd Congress - (1994- present)

Location: GOVinfo (Online)