Research guides

Federal Register

Member Databases

The following member databases include access to the Federal Register. Members must be logged in to to access these databases. These databases are also available in the library.

HeinOnline provides access to the Federal register back to its 1936 inception and is updated daily. ProQuest Congressional provides access to the Federal Register beginning with 1980.


Federal Register
Available on HeinOnline, in the Federal Register Library.
Vol. 1 (1936) - present. Updated daily. Includes indexes.

LLMC Digital

Federal Register Annual Index, 1939-92
Available on LLMC Digital. Select U.S. Federal Government > Executive > U.S. Executive (Agencies, alpha order) > Federal Register Annual Index, 1939-92
Vol. 4 (1939) - vol. 63 (1998). Annual Index only.

ProQuest Congressional

Federal Register
Available on ProQuest Congressional. Once in ProQuest Congressional, select Regulations from the top menu bar. Make sure the "Select Publication" drop-down is set to "Federal Register". Can search by keyword or by citation.
Vol. 1 (1936) - present.