Answered By: Valerie Weis
Last Updated: Jun 10, 2019     Views: 41

ProQuest Congressional (Harvard Key and PIN are required) has the most comprehensive historical coverage of U.S. Congressional hearings with content going back to 1824. To limit your search to the Hearings database, click on the Advanced Search under the Legislative & Executive Publications tab. Deselect all the databases and place a checkmark next to the Hearings database.

The HKS Library has purchased text mining access to Proquest Congressional Hearings for Harvard affiliates. Contact an HKS Librarian for additional information on text mining coverage and access.

If you are searching for free access to recent hearings, govinfo (in beta) will replace FDsys as the go-to-site for U.S. government information like Congressional Hearings. You can use the advanced search to limit your search to Congressional Hearings as pictured here: