All fields except full text

Comprises all the search segments noted below, with the exception of full text.

All fields Including full text

Comprises all the search segments noted below, and the full text body of the publication from the first word on the title page to the last signatory on the final page.

Congressional source

The committee, subcommittee (if there is one), or CRS division that either authored the publication or to whom the publication in question was submitted. This segment also includes all Federal agencies, bureaus, commissions, and non-governmental entities authoring reports submitted to Congress. A complete list of the committees and agencies can be found by using the Index Terms look-up links located beneath each search box.

Subject

Controlled vocabulary subject indexing. The items in the subject index are terms that the editorial staff have assigned, at one time or another, to publications to describe subject matter. A complete listing of the vocabulary can be accessed by using the Index Terms look-up links located beneath each search box.

Title

The title as it exists on the actual publication, and titles of materials inserted into the document. For Serial Set materials it is the title as it exists on the actual publication, the descriptive title of the publication, and the section title of executive branch publications enclosed within larger publications in the Serial Set.

Witness

Names of witnesses who testified in hearings published as congressional reports or documents (in addition to or instead of being published as separate hearings volumes).

Witness Affiliation

Affiliations of witnesses who testified in hearings published as congressional reports or documents

Author (CRS and Serial Set only)

The author of a publication, the Member of the committee that submitted a congressional report or document, or the President of the United States.

Map Area/Subject (Serial Set maps only)

The geographical area presented in a Serial Set map.

Map relief method (Serial Set Maps only)

The relief method used to represent a Serial Set map.

Names on map (Serial Set Maps only)

The geographical names presented on a Serial Set map.

Illustration Caption (Serial Set only)

The captions of illustrations as they appear in the actual publication. Illustrations are defined as all non-textual entities that are not tables or cartographic in nature. These include drawings, paintings, photographs, lithographs, and the like.

Non-Congressional source (Serial Set only)

All Federal agencies, bureaus, commissions, and non-governmental entities authoring reports submitted to Congress. A complete list of the agencies and other entities can be found by using the Index Terms look-up links located beneath each search box.

Petitioner (Serial Set only)

The names of specific individuals who petitioned Congress for private legislation for relief (i.e., payment) in certain circumstances.

Table title (Serial Set only)

The title of every statistical table included in the Serial Set. For ease of use, the title of multi-page tables containing the same exact title is entered into this search segment only once.