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Congressional Committee Prints Metadata Fields and Values

Metadata fields and values can be used to increase the relevancy of your searches. The metadata fields available for Congressional Committee Prints are listed in the table below. Metadata fields and values are used throughout FDsys for

  • Narrowing Your Search,

  • Browsing Government Publications,

  • Field Operators,

  • Advanced Search, and

  • Display on More Information Pages.

 

Metadata fields and values can be entered into the Search Box using field operators. The list of field operators available for Congressional Committee Prints are listed in the table below, along with examples for each metadata field. How to Use Field Operators

 

A quick reference guide of metadata fields and values is available in PDF format here.

 

Additionally, some of these metadata fields are made available for use on the Advanced Search page. The metadata values can be entered in the same format for the fields available on the Advanced Search Page. How to Use Advanced Search

 

Metadata Field Display Name

Metadata Field Definition

Field Operator

Field Operator Example

Notes

Collection

The collection to which the document belongs. Typically the same as the publication or series.

collection:

collection:cprt

"cprt” is used for Prints

Government Author

The names of the Government organizations responsible for authoring or assembling the document.

governmentauthor:

governmentauthor:senate

 

Publication Date

The date the document was first made available to the public.

publishdate:

publishdate:2006-09-30

Date format is YYYY-MM-DD

Language

The language code of the original document, from the ISO639-2b standard.

language:

language:en

 

Former Package ID

The document ID of the "package" as originally specified on www.gpoaccess.gov.

mods:identifier:(@type:"former package identifier":______)

mods:identifier:(@type:"former package identifier":"f:41927.wais")

 

SuDoc Class Number

The SuDoc class number from the U.S. Superintendent of Documents which classifies Government publications by publishing agency.

sudocclass:

sudocclass:"Y 4.W 36"

The SuDoc Class Numbers in FDsys are  at the class stem level, not the book number level.

Ingestion Date

The date the document was ingested into the FDsys preservation repository.

ingestdate:

 ingestdate:2009-01-12

Date format is YYYY-MM-DD

Electronic Location (URL)

The URL where the document or the document in context (the content detail page) is located.

url:

url:"http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/

pkg/CPRT-109hprt22113/pdf/CPRT-109hprt22113.pdf"

 

Publisher

The government organization who publishes the document or publication. Not typically the Government Printing Office (who serves as the printer and distributor), except in the case of Congressional publications.

publisher:

publisher:"u.s. government printing office"

 

Branch

The branch of Government responsible for the document's contents.

branch:

branch:legislative

Possible Values:

executive

legislative judicial

Type of Resource

The media type for the document, typically "text". Defined as part of the Library of Congress MODS standard.

typeofresource:

typeofresource:text

 

WAIS Database Name

The name of the WAIS database to which the document belonged in the former GPO Access system.

waisdbname:

waisdbname:110_cong_senate_
committee_prints

 

Record Origin

How the record was originally generated. Typically "machine generated."

recordorigin:

recordorigin:"machine generated"

 

Title

The title of the publication.

title:

title:"country reports on economic policy and trade practices"

 

Congress Number

The number of the Congress responsible for the print. Congresses last for two years, so for example, the 110th Congress was in session from 2007 through 2008.

congress:

congress:109

 

Congress Session

The session of congress that produced the print.

session:

session:2

Possible Values:

1

2

Chamber of Congress

The chamber of congress that produced the print.

chamber:

chamber:senate

Possible Values:

house

senate

Print Type

The type of congressional committee print.

doctype:

doctype:hprt

Possible Values:

hptt

sprt

wprt

jprt

Print Sub Type

Whether the print is a Blue Book, Green Book, or standard (not one of the other two).

subtype:

subtype:standard

Possible Values:

blue book,

green book,

standard

Print Number

Number for the print. Prints are numbered per Congress number and a sequential number.

docnumber:

docnumber:32

 

Committee

Congressional committee names listed in the print.

committee:

committee:agriculture

 

Heading

Search for the heading, for example "part 2", "volume I", “chapter 9”, or "errata".

heading:

heading:"part 2"

 

Citation

The GPO standard method for searching citation references from the selected publication.

citation:

citation:"S. Prt. 110-32"

 

Bill Number Citation

Reference to a bill number within the text of the print.

billscitation:

billscitation:"h.r. 1234"

 

Congressional Report Citation

Reference to a congressional report within the text of the print. For example, "H. Rept. 110-32".

crptcitation:

crptcitation:109-363

 

Public or Private Law Citation

Reference to a public or private law within the text of the print.

plawcitation:

plawcitation:"public law 108-330"

 

 

United States Code Citation

Reference to a United States Code citation with the text of the print.

uscodecitation:

uscodecitation:"5 u.s.c. 706"

 

Statutes at Large Citation

Reference to a Statutes at Large citation within the text of the print.

statutecitation:

statutecitation:"72 stat. 69"

 

 

Jacket ID

The Jacket ID of the print. This is usually a five digit number, such as "86-484" that is printed on the front page of the print.

jacketid:

jacketid:86-484

 

Congressional Document Citation

A reference to a congressional document in the body of the print. For example "H. Doc. 110-32".

cdoccitation:

cdoccitation:"H. Doc. 103-316"

 

Senate Hearing Citation

Reference to a Senate Hearing within the text of the print. For example, "S. Hrg. 110-32".

chrgcitation:

chrgcitation:"108-359"

 

 

Code of Federal Regulations Citation

Referenced title and part number from the Code of Federal Regulations, in standard citation format, for example "14 CFR 802" or "14 CFR Chapter IV".

cfrcitation:

cfrcitation:"25 cfr  83"

 

 

Committee Print Citation

A reference to some other congressional committee print within the body of this print. For example, "S. Prt. 110-32".

cprtcitation:

cprtcitation:"S. Prt. 110-32"

 

Congressional Serial Number Citation

A reference to a congressional serial number, for example "Serial No. 110-32".

serialnocitation:

serialnocitation:"Serial No. 84"

 

Reference Citation

Reference to another document within the text of a document.

refcitation:

refcitation:"H.R. 1"

 

 


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