May 19, 2022

Basic Training: A Video Introduction to

Here’s a 20 minute video introduction to the site from the Library of Congress. The video points out key services and how to use them.
e is the official website for U.S. federal legislative information. The site provides access to accurate, timely, and complete legislative information for Members of Congress, legislative agencies, and the public.

As many of you know is the replacement for the THOMAS service.

The video was recorded a few months ago but became available (and embeddable) via YouTube earlier today.

Robert Brammer and Barbara Bavis from the Law Library of Congress provide the training.

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.