Research guides

Presidential Documents

Onsite Lexis & Westlaw

Lexis and Westlaw, available in the library, include access to presidential documents. See below for more details.

Lexis

Presidential Documents and Executive Orders
Available on the library's Lexis computers. Coverage begins with 1936.
Contains a variety of Presidential Documents, including Executive Orders, Presidential Documents, Presidential Proclamations, Presidential Memoranda, Presidential Notices, and Presidential Determinations. The main source is the Federal Register.

Westlaw

Daily Presidential Documents
Available on the library's Westlaw computers.
Contains text of press conferences, speeches, schedules and formal announcements by the president and White House staff. 1993 - present.

Presidential Documents
Available on the library's Westlaw computers.
Executive and administrative orders, proclamations, trade agreement letters, and other documents released by the Executive Office of the President of the United States. Executive orders: 1936 - present. Other documents: 1984 - present.