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New site for Library of Congress

The official legislative information website at was transitioned Tuesday to a new site at, named for Thomas Jefferson, was launched by the Library of Congress in 1995 as a bipartisan initiative of Congress. It averages 10 million visits each year.

The new site has improved search features and can be accessed by mobile devices.

The Library of Congress, the nation’s oldest federal cultural institution and the largest library in the world, holds more than 155 million items in various languages, disciplines and formats.

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