A Shared Obsession with Congress: Libraries, Archives, and the “Y” of it All

What happens when depository librarians look beyond our SuDoc “Y” collections? Are the real gems of Congressional information filed in archival boxes or in the open stacks of depository libraries? In every state, Congressional archives are the perfect complement to federal depository libraries. As documents librarians learn about local Members of Congress and their papers, we can bring increased focus to our own collection development, LibGuides, reference, and instruction. In this session, two Congressional papers archivists and a government documents librarian share their unique perspectives. How can our continued conversations about Congressional information enhance the relevance and reach of the FDLP?