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Journal of the House of Representatives Metadata Fields and Values

Metadata fields and values can be used to increase the relevancy of your searches. The metadata fields available for Journal of the House of Representatives 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 Journal of the House of Representatives 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:hjournal

"hjournal" is used for Journal of the House of Representatives

Government Author

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

governmentauthor:

governmentauthor:congress

 

Publication Date

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

publishdate:

publishdate:2002-12-31

Date format is YYYY-MM-DD

Language

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

language:

language:en

 

Former Identifier

The document ID of the article on the former www.gpoaccess.gov website.

formerid:

formerid:"f:06day1030.wais"

 

SuDoc Class Number

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

sudocclass:

sudocclass:"XJH:"

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:2010-07-30

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/HJOURNAL-1999/pdf/HJOURNAL-1999-04-12-para30-9.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:2002_house_journal

 

Record Origin

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

recordorigin:

recordorigin:"machine generated"

 

Publication Title

The title of the publication. Individual documents can be searched using the title field operator.

title:

title:"Congressional Budget"

 

Congress Number

The number of the Congress responsible for the document. Congresses last for two years, so for example, the 105th Congress was in session from 1997 through 1998.

congress:

congress:105

 

Session Number

The session of congress which produced the report.

session:

session:2

Possible Values:

1

2

Congress Chamber

 

The chamber of congress responsible for the document. One of "House", "Senate" or "Joint". In the case of Journal of the House of Representatives, it is always “House”.

chamber:

 

chamber:house

 

Page Number

The page number of a page in the Journal of the House of Representatives.

pagenum:

pagenum:302

 

Day Number

The integer number of the day for the Journal of the House of Representatives day.

daynum:

daynum:29

 

Paragraph Number

The paragraph number in the Journal of the House of Representatives, for example "123.5".

paragraphnum:

paragraphnum:123.5

 

Congress Member

The name of the Congress member referenced in the text of the document.

member:

member:kennedy

 

Congressional Committee

The name of the Congressional committee referenced in the document.

committee:

committee:transportation

 

Citation

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

citation:

citation:"1995 H. Journal Pg. 177"

 

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. 2107"

 

Congressional Report

Citation

Citation references to Congressional Reports. For example, "H. Rept. 106-32".

crptcitation:

crptcitation:"h. rept. 105-137"

 

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:"3 U.S.C. 208"

 

Statutes at Large

References

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

statutecitation:

statutecitation:"31 Stat. 206"

 

Public and Private Law

References

Citation references to Public or Private Laws. For example, "Public Law 106-32" or "Private Law 106-3".

plawcitation:

plawcitation:"Public Law 103-272"

 

CFR Citation

Citation references, including title and part numbe,r from the Code of Federal Regulations, in standard citation format. For example "14 CFR Part 802" or "14 CFR Chapter IV".

cfrcitation:

cfrcitation:"12 CFR Part 932"

 

Presidential Document Citation

Citation references to presidential documents. Examples include "Executive Order 13293", "Presidential Proclamation 8932", and "Presidential Determination 2003-23".

presdoccitation:

presdoccitation:"Executive Order 12808"

 

Reference Citation

Reference to another document within the text of a document.

refcitation:

refcitation:"12 CFR Part 932"

 

 


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