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U.S. Federal Legislative History Library

Index to published U.S. federal legislative histories as well as full-text access to a collection of legislative histories for key U.S. national legislation.

U.S. Patent Database

Publication coverage: 1790 - present (updated weekly)

The USPTO's patent databases contain more than 9 million patents issued from 1790 to the present and 3 million published applications from 2001 forward.

U.S. Statutes at Large Library

Publication coverage: 1789- [check online for most recent volume available]

Full-text access to the U.S. Statutes at Large which are the official source for the laws and resolutions passed by the U.S. Congress.

Underground and Independent Comics, Comix, and Graphic Novels

Publication coverage: 1960's-

Underground and Independent Comics, Comix, and Graphic Novels is the first ever scholarly, primary-source database focused on adult comic books and graphic novels. Here are the works of artists both celebrated and overlooked, alongside interviews, criticism, and journal articles that document the continual growth and evolution of this artform.

United Nations Official Documents System (ODS)

Provides web-based access to United Nations documents, including the full text of all United Nations parliamentary documents, and preliminary (masthead) versions of resolutions and decisions.

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