January 24 - d Hearings as well i Need to know SUDOC number ii And CIS number 7 Older Laws Pre-1980 a Indexing available on a cd-rom b Not online c

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00:57:53 Library Day 1.) Learn how to find the information but not master the system 2.) Under class pages go to public policy making 3.) Chose 2 or 3 possible policies a. See which is appropriate 4.) Big Green Book – Congress and the Nation a. Broken down into policies b. Find specific policies in that time period c. Find a specific policy that is mentioned d. Pg 3 of packet (PL = passed into law) 5.) Finding the Law itself a. Lexis Nexis Congressional b. c. Statutes at Large d. Not always useful to have the words of the law 6.) Finding the documents about how the was formed a. Need to look for legislative history b. Gives links to references to debates and such i. Will get congressional record ii. THIS IS GOOD STUFF!!!! c. Reports for the Congress i. Have to look in the micro fiche
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Unformatted text preview: d. Hearings as well i. Need to know SUDOC number ii. And CIS number 7.) Older Laws Pre-1980 a. Indexing available on a cd-rom b. Not online c. Get it from the reference desk i. Search ii. Show list of titles iii. Find law looking for iv. Give references about the law v. Be sure to find the public law specifically vi. Be able to Trace the law from before it was passed vii. F6 mark the document viii.F7 print the document ix. Going to find hearings and committee reports 1. VERY VERY IMPORTANT 2. Hearings – question and answer 3. Reports of staffers a. Research the topic for the legislatures 4. Find the microfilm for the reports 8.) Do have books full of hearings and serial sets – Congressional Index Digest a. Print indexes b. Look up by session c....
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course POL 345 taught by Professor Candyyoung during the Spring '08 term at Truman State.

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January 24 - d Hearings as well i Need to know SUDOC number ii And CIS number 7 Older Laws Pre-1980 a Indexing available on a cd-rom b Not online c

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