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The Furman University Libraries are providing a trial to HeinOnline until August 11, 2017. HeinOnline is a fully searchable, image-based government document and legal research database. It contains comprehensive coverage from inception of both U.S. statutory materials and more than 2,300 scholarly journals, all of the world’s constitutions, all U.S. treaties, collections of classic treatises and presidential documents, and access to the full text of state and federal case law powered by Fastcase.

HeinOnline provides the full text of the Congressional Record from 1873-2011 (Vols. 1-157). The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress. It is published daily when Congress is in session. FDsys contains Congressional Record volumes from 140 (1994) to the present.
When the U.S. House of Representatives convened on June 25, 1956, Ohio Rep. Thomas A. Jenkins went on record with the following words hailing the achievements of a heroic American lady:
Interested in learning more about Emma Gatewood’s life and her historic hike of the Appalachian Trail?  The library owns an Ebook copy of Grandma Gatewood’s Walk: The Inspiring Story of the Woman Who Saved the Appalachian Trail.


Libby says:

I can tell there is a fan of hiking at your library!!

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