HeinOnline's Tip of the Week: How to Find a Presidential Proclamation or Executive Order

CFR, Tips and Tricks, U.S. Presidential Library
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Are you searching for an executive order or proclamation made by the president within CFR Title 3? Title 3 in the CFR lists all the presidential proclamations and executive orders for a given year in one place, making it easy to find a specific proclamation or order. You may have tried to find the Proclamations and Executive Orders using the Title and Part Quick Locator tool on the landing page in the CFR collection in HeinOnline and realized that there is no part listed for the proclamations or executive orders. Why is that? The Title and Part Quick Locator tool only displays the “parts” as they are assigned in the CFR itself. The proclamations and executive orders sections were not identified as parts and therefore they are not listed…

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HeinOnline's Tip of the Week: Searching for a Presidential Proclamation

Tips and Tricks, U.S. Presidential Library
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Are you looking for a presidential proclamation and don’t know where to start? If so, we suggest starting your research in the U.S. Presidential Library in HeinOnline. The Presidential Library contains the Public Papers of the Presidents, CFR Title 3, and the Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, which are all very useful resources when looking for a presidential proclamation. Click here for more details about these sets. The following tip illustrates how to conduct a search for a presidential proclamation using the Field and Advanced search options within this library.

It’s important to start out this tip with an explanation of the indexing in the three different sets mentioned above…

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