ProQuest Congressional - Popular name

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Find an act by its popular name, i.e. "No child left behind."

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ProQuest Congressional - Popular name

  1. 1. Finding a Law by Popular Name<br />Using ProQuest Congressional<br />
  2. 2. …<br />Select Legislative Histories, Bills & Laws<br />
  3. 3. Select “Statues at Large”.<br />
  4. 4. Click on the link “Popular Names”.<br />
  5. 5. Either browse the list of names provided or find a word in the name. <br />
  6. 6. Select the name of the act you want then click the red button to add the name to your search. <br />
  7. 7. Select an appropriate date range. The default setting will only search the last 2 years. <br />For such a significant act as the Social Security Act you may want to search before a certain date to narrow your search to the original act. <br />
  8. 8. By narrowing the dates field to search only prior to 1940 a short list of results reveals the Social Security Act, passed in 1935.<br />Click on this link to view the full text of this act, along with all subsequent amendments to this law. <br />
  9. 9. The full text of this act is available in 3 PDF files, linked here.<br />
  10. 10. For more information about using ProQuest Congressional contact <br />Ask a Librarian <br />http://www.lib.umich.edu/ask<br />

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