Executive Orders and Proclamations are the formal mechanisms through which the president prescribes the conduct of business in the executive branch. They are often regarded as "presidential legislation." These documents are cited with the following abbreviated prefixes: EO_ (date) for Executive Order; Proc._ (date) for Proclamation.
|2009 - date||Compilation of Presidential Documents
|1965 - 2009||Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents
|1996 - present
||Compilation of Presidential Documents
|1992 - present
||Daily Compilation of Presidential Documents
|1994 - present||Federal Register*
*Note: See also online resources offering Title 3 of the Code of Federal Regulations, such as Hein (1936 - present), FDsys, and Lexis-Nexis Academic.
|1965 - 2008||print; Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents*
Lower Level OLIN J 80 A87+
|1936 - present||print; Code of Federal Regulations, Title 3,OLIN REF KF 70 A34 C6|
|1929 - 1933
1945 - 1998
|print; Public Papers of the Presidents, Lower Level OLIN +J 80 A2|
|1789 - 1983||microform; CIS Presidential Executive Orders and Proclamations
Lower Level, Microfiche 818 (index in REF +J 80 C57)
*Note: Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents includes all public communications of the President, including speeches and press conferences, as well as orders and proclamations. As of January 20, 2009 it was superseded by Daily Compilation of Presidential Documents, which is only available online.