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U.S. Congressional Serial Set (1817-1980)

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Der U.S. Congressional Serial Set 1817-1980 umfasst rund 350.000 Parlamentsschriften des U.S. Senate und des House of Representatives mit einem Gesamtumfang von rund 12 Millionen Seiten im Volltext- und Image-Format. Die Datenbank bietet damit eine Fülle an Materialien zu allen Bereichen der Geschichte, Politik, Wirtschaft und Kultur der Vereinigten Staaten, aber vielfach auch darüber hinaus, sofern die Beziehungen zu anderen Ländern miteinbezogen sind.

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Readex/NewsBank

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Bestellnummer bei digento :: digento order number

106481

Verlagsinformation :: Publisher's information

The U.S. Congressional Serial Set is an incomparably rich, yet largely untapped collection of primary source material detailing all aspects of American history. The acclaimed U.S. Congressional Serial Set, 1817-1980 from Readex is the most accurate and comprehensive digital edition of this national treasure, enabling researchers to quickly and easily explore U.S. history and culture in unprecedented depth and detail.

At the heart of this digital edition are superior bibliographic records created by Readex's expert editors. Upon completion, the U.S. Congressional Serial Set, 1817-1980 will contain nearly 14,000 volumes and more than 10 million pages from the original 350,000 publications, along with 52,000 maps and thousands of illustrations and statistical tables.

Partnerships in a national effort

Readex has partnered with academic institutions and government organizations to provide high-resolution, full-color digital images of every publication in this collection, each of which features fully searchable text and full bibliographic metadata. In cooperation with the Dartmouth College Library, Readex is digitizing the complete Serial Set from the outstanding printed editions housed in the Baker-Berry Library. Readex is digitizing 13,000 color maps from the Library of Congress. Also, Readex and Stanford University are creating Dublin Core (DC) records for every publication in the collection.

A rich resource for all aspects of American history and life

The U.S. Congressional Serial Set, 1817-1980 has proven invaluable to the research of U.S. political, social, cultural, military, science and ethnic history, as well as international relations, explorations, genealogy, commerce, industrial development and much more. Its contents come not only from the U.S. Congress, but also include key Executive Department publications. Beginning with Volume 1 in the first session of the 15th Congress (1817), the Readex U.S. Congressional Serial Set, 1817-1980 contains all publications from the 15th through the 96th Congresses. Readex's digital edition of the American State Papers, 1789-1838 - which contains every legislative and executive document of the 1st through 14th Congresses and more - complements the U.S. Congressional Serial Set, 1817-1980 and is cross-searchable with it. Additionally, OpenURLs enable users to create, view and email a custom collection of complete publications.

Quick facts

- U.S. Congressional Serial Set is an authoritative digital edition that includes every publication from the 15th through the 96th Congresses, totaling more than 10 million pages

- Cross-searchable with American State Papers, 1789-1838, which contains every legislative and executive document of the 1st through 14th Congresses

- Digitized from the original print volumes

- Features high-resolution full-color digital images, fully searchable OCR-generated ASCII text and full bibliographic metadata for every publication

- Includes primary source material enabling researchers to explore U.S. history in unprecedented depth and detail

- Offers the definitive edition through Readex's partnerships with leading academic institutions and government organizations

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