The materials available within Digital Collections include books and journals from the general collections, as well as many rare and unique materials.These materials represent only a fraction of the Libraries' collections. Some of our serial and periodicals have been digitized by the Internet Archive and can be found in their repository. Please contact us if you cannot find the resource you are looking for.
The following materials are available online.
Currently, proceedings from 1991-2013 are available. After 2001, the biennial convention changed to a quadrennial convention. The full text is keyword searchable. See the AFL-CIO website for web-based formats of these proceedings.
A publication produced by the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO). Volumes 1-18 (1937-1955) are available; each volume can be searched separately by keyword.
A publication produced by the AFL-CIO. Volumes 1-41 (1956-1996) are available; each volume can be searched separately by keyword.
Proceedings of the biennial convention of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America
The full text for early proceedings is keyword searchable.
A publication produced by the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of American of newsworthy events within the union.
A publication produced by the Wood, Wire, and Metal Lathers' International Union. Volumes 31-71 (1930-1971) are available; each volume can be searched separately by keyword.
Volumes 22-78 (1897-1954) and 87-96 (1963-1972) are available primarily in the HathiTrust Digital Library. Select volumes are available in the Internet Archive.
AFL-CIO Publications in the HathiTrust Digital Library: