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THOMAS Releases New Features in Beta

Peggy Garvin posted this information on the SLA Government Information Division blog about the new features as follows: “The THOMAS legislative information system from the Library of Congress has posted beta versions of several new features. The direct link to the new features being tested is — or you can click on the Explore new features link on the main page to check it out.
New capabilities being tested include:

  • Search all THOMAS databases for all congresses with one search.
  • Sort search results by document type (bills, committee reports, etc), relevance, or date.
  • Navigate and refine searches with new options on the search results and document display screens.
  • THOMAS includes a link to offer comments on the new features. Before doing so, be sure to read the helpful section About the New THOMAS (Beta) and–in particular–the helpful FAQs.”
  • See also the About the New THOMAS Features (Beta)
  • and Peggy Garvin’s January 15, 2007 column on, The Government Domain: Testing the THOMAS Beta

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