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Federal Government Resources: Congressional Research Service

Help locating what Tutt Library houses along with selected internet resources.

CRS Reports

Note: CRS Reports do not become public until a member of Congress releases the report.

The Congressional Research Service (CRS) researches public policy for the US Congress. It issues about 3,000 briefs, reports, short issue papers and longer position papers per year on topics under study by Congress; these papers are brief - under 50 pages. It is renowned for its non-partisanship and in-depth analysis.

Note: Sites have some but not all available reports, so check all to be complete.

General Search Site

Open CRS - report pages link to all available versions; include the wikileaks reports

CRS Reports - hosted by UNT Libraries collections all they find online back to 1990

CRS Reports - to search CRS reports available on the web -- This search looks into every* CRS report on the Web and only into CRS reports.

Congressional Research Service Reports - unofficial collection of CRS reports on national security-related topics.

Specific CRS Reports

European Focus - from the US Italian Embassy site

Legislation and Budgetary - compiled by the House Rules Committee

Information Warfare Military and National Security Documents Index - compiled by the Federation of American Scientists

Environmental Focus - the National Council for Science and the Environment

CRS Reports - focused on the GWOT and homeland security {Thurgood Marshall Law Library}


Note: Additional Resource

CU Page - list of resources {including subscription sources only available to CU}

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