Continuing Addition of New Features to Congress.gov Based on User Feedback

Please see:

New Features Added to Congress.gov Based On Your Feedback

From the above blog post, note in particular the intent of the Law Librarians of Congress:

“Since the unveiling of Congress.gov in September of 2012, we have been constantly adding new features with each release, and many of the features in this release are based directly on your feedback.

Accessibility
We want to make Congress.gov more accessible…. [Emphasis added]”

Cross-posted at Law Library Blog.

U.S. Library of Congress Adds the Congressional Record to Congress.gov

The U.S. Library of Congress has added — among other things — the Congressional Record to Congress.gov.

Please see here.

Cross-posted on Law Library Blog.

New Home Webpage at Law Library of Congress

The Law Library of Congress (LLoC) has announced a new, less “text-heavy, easier to scan” home webpage at:

http://loc.gov/law/

Two of the most-used LLoC products, Congress.gov and the Guide to Law Online, are more prominently displayed.

And the right-hand column contains the Twitter stream:LawLibraryofCongress

In general, there is a widened the webpage layout as well as improved search function from the addition of metadata and related facets.

For information on an earlier (June 2012) update, please see:

http://blogs.loc.gov/law/2012/06/we-have-a-new-look-changes-to-the-law-library-of-congress-website/

The LLoC also invites visitors to its blog, In Custodia Legis, at:

http://blogs.loc.gov/law/2012/10/welcome-to-our-new-front-door-a-revamped-homepage/

New U.S. Library of Congress product “Congress.gov” unveiled… which will eventually replace THOMAS

The U.S. Library of Congress has announced today:

We’ve just launched a new public beta site for accessing free, fact-based legislative information that will eventually replace the venerable THOMAS.

Read more: here.

And see an instructional video of the legislative process: here.

Plus, take a look at the Library of Congress Magazine.

Cross-posted at Law Library Blog.