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United States 108th Congress Web Archive

Collection Overview

Citing Resources - Copyright Information

Scope: This Web Archive contains Web sites of Representatives, Senators, Delegates and Committees of the 108th United States Congress (2003 - 2004). Each Member's Congressional office is solely responsible for its own web site, as is each Committee of Congress.

Members of Congress from the District of Columbia, the Virgin Islands, Guam, and American Samoa are called delegates. The representative from Puerto Rico is the resident commissioner. Delegates are elected for a two-year term. The resident commissioner serves a four-year term. These Members of Congress may vote in committees, participate in debates and make speeches on the floor.

The 108th Congress Web Archive includes multiple captures of Web sites for Members of 108th Congress as well as House, Senate and Joint committees.

This collection is part of a continuing effort by the Library of Congress to evaluate, select, collect, catalog, provide access to, and preserve digital materials for future generations of researchers.

Collection Period: Web pages were captured between December 24, 2003 and December 25, 2004.

Number of Sites: 582

Citing Resources in the Web Archive

Citations should indicate: Archived in the Library of Congress Web Archives at When citing a particular Web site include the archived Web site's Citation ID (e.g., Researchers are advised to follow standard citation guidelines for Web sites, pages, and articles. Researchers are reminded that many of the materials in this Web archive are copyrighted and that citations must credit the authors/creators and publishers of the works.

Copyright Information

Many, if not all, of the Web sites in the collection and elements incorporated into the Web sites (e.g., photographs, articles, graphical representations) are protected by copyright. The materials may also be subject to publicity rights, privacy rights, or other legal interests.

Responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of an item and securing any necessary permissions ultimately rests with the person desiring to use the item. You will need permission from the copyright owners or rights holders for reproduction, distribution, or other use of protected items beyond that allowed by fair use or other statutory exemptions. Researchers should consult the sites themselves for information about rights, contacts, and permissions. The catalog record for each archived Web site contains the specific information about the site known to the Library. See Library of Congress Legal Notices page for additional information and restrictions.

The Library of Congress would like to hear from any copyright owners who are not properly identified on this Web site so that we may make the necessary corrections. In addition, if you are a copyright owner or otherwise have exclusive control over materials presently available through this collection and do not wish your materials to be available through this Web site, please let us know. To make a takedown request, please fill out this form.

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