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Thursday, May 26, 2011

Law Library of Congress Hearing Digitization Project

The Law Library of Congress has a collection of approximately 75,000 bound volumes of congressional hearings, and is partnering with Google on a pilot project to digitize all of them and make them freely available to the public.

Currently, there are selections relating to the U.S. Census, privacy and freedom of information, and immigration, with many more planned to follow. All of the digitized hearings are searchable PDFs, and full citation information is provided.

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