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House Rules and Manual Metadata Fields and Values

Metadata fields and values can be used to increase the relevancy of your searches. The metadata fields available for the House Rules and Manual 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 field operators available for the House Rules and Manual are listed in the table below, along with examples for each metadata field. How to Use Field Operators

 

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:hman

"hman" is used for the House Rules and Manual

Government Author

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

governmentauthor:

governmentauthor:house

 

Publication Date

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

publishdate:

publishdate:2009-06-16

Date format is YYYY-MM-DD

Language

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

language:

language:en

eng

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":110hrulepl-1)

 

SuDoc Class Number

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

sudocclass:

sudocclass:"Y 1.1/7:"

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:2010-04-13

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/HMAN-111/pdf/HMAN-111-pg87.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_house_rules_manual

 

Record Origin

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

recordorigin:

recordorigin:"machine generated"

 

Title

The title of the publication.

title:

title:"use of official funds"

 

Section

The different sections found on the House Manual, such as The Constitution, Jefferson's Manual, etc.

section:

 

Possible Value:

See Table Below

Heading

Heading prefix in the title of a section or rule in the House Manual. For example, "Rule XI" or "Article 32"

heading:

heading:"Article 32"

 

Congress Number

The number of the Congress responsible for the document. Congresses last for two years, so for example, the 110th Congress was in session from 2007 through 2008. Currently, GPO has data starting with the 101st congress for some collections. Check the collection browse page for more details on how much data is available for each individual collection.

congress:

congress:108

 

Session Number

Session of Congress. Each Congress is divided into two yearly sessions. So, the "1st session" will be the first year that a particular congress (for example, the 110th congress) is in session.

session:

session:1

Possible Values:

1

2

Congressional Committee

Congressional committee name. For example, "Committee on Foreign Relations".

committee:

committee:energy

 

Congressional Bills Citation

Citation references to Congressional Bills. Examples include, "H.R. 99", "S. 99" "H.J. Res. 99", "S.J. Res. 99", "H. Con. Res. 99", "S. Con. Res. 99", "H. Res. 99" or "S. Res. 99".

billscitation:

billscitation:"h.r. 1"

 

Public and Private Law Citation

Citation references to Public or Private Laws. For example, "Public Law 110-32" or "Private Law 110-3".

plawcitation:

plawcitation:"public law 95-507"

 

United States Code Citation

Citation references to the United States Code. For example, "42 U.S.C. 5841" or "42 U.S.C. App. 99"

uscodecitation:

uscodecitation:"42 U.S.C. 3121"

 

Statutes at Large Citation

Citation references to Statutes at Large. For example, "88 Stat. 1242".

statutecitation:

statutecitation:"32 Stat. 51"

 

Reference Citation

Reference to another document within the text of a document.

refcitation:

refcitation:"42 U.S.C. 3121"

 

 

House Rules and Manual Section Metadata Values

 

The table below lists the metadata values which can be used when limiting your search using the Section advanced search field or the section: field operator.

 

Metadata Value

User Readable Value

FRONTMATTER

Front Matter

CONSTITUTION

The United States Constitution

JEFFERSONMAN

Jefferson’s Manual of Parliamentary Practice

HOUSERULES

Rules of the House of Representatives

PROVREORGANIZA

Provisions of the Legislative Reorganization Act

COMMITTEES

Joint and Select Committees

OFFICES

House And Congressional Offices

PROVBUDGETLAWS

Miscellaneous Provisions Of Congressional Budget Laws

LEGISLATIVEPROC

Legislate Procedures Enacted in Law

DISAPPROVALPROV

Congressional Disapproval Provisions Contained in Public Laws

INDEX

General Index

OTHER

Other

 


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