Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Move over THOMAS....

"The Library of Congress, in collaboration with the U.S. Senate, House of Representatives and the Government Printing Office (GPO), unveiled, a new public beta site for accessing free, fact-based legislative information. features platform mobility, comprehensive information retrieval and user-friendly presentation., at, eventually will replace the public THOMAS system and the congressional Legislative Information System (LIS)."

News from the Library of Congress:

From the release:" The Library is releasing as a beta site to enable a period of time for collecting user feedback and refining functionality while other content is incorporated. Other data, such as the Congressional Record, committee reports, nominations, treaties and communications, will be incorporated over time in a planned, prioritized order. The Library anticipates will operate as a beta site for approximately one year as this work is completed. During that time, both THOMAS and LIS will continue to operate as usual."

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