Tip of the Week: How to Locate a House or Senate Report in HeinOnline

Tip of the Week, U.S. Congressional Serial Set, U.S. Federal Legislative History
Lauren Mattiuzzo

Committee reports are considered to be one of the most important documents of legislative history research. These reports are produced by the House and Senate committees that address legislative and other policy issues, investigations, and internal committee matters. Each report can be identified by standardized citation that includes the Congress, chamber (House or Senate), and report number. Watch the quick tutorial below or continue reading to learn how to easily retrieve a House or Senate report in HeinOnline.

Where to Find a Committee Report

HeinOnline contains two collections that include House and Senate Reports…

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Associate Justice Kavanaugh’s Nomination Hearings Added to History of Supreme Court Nominations

HeinOnline Updates, History of Supreme Court Nominations, Law Journal Library, U.S. Supreme Court
Tara Kibler

HeinOnline is pleased to announce that we’ve now completed the online volumes in The Supreme Court of the United States: Hearings and Reports on Successful and Unsuccessful Nominations of Supreme Court Justices by the Senate Judiciary Committee. We were able to complete this series with the latest release of Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination hearings, material so voluminous that it comprises 8 volumes. Find it all in HeinOnline’s History of Supreme Court Nominations database.


Dive into this post to learn a bit more about Associate Justice Kavanaugh, his background, and his time on the Supreme Court.

Kavanaugh’s Background and Nomination

Education and Early Work

After attending high school at Georgetown Preparatory School in Bethesda…

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What’s New in HeinOnline: April 2021 Content Release

Content News, Content Release, HeinOnline Updates, What's New
Lauren Mattiuzzo

You know what they say: April showers bring May flowers. HeinOnline is blooming with new content and we’re just warming up. Let’s spring into today’s blog post and check out the newest enhancements, features, and content we’ve released this past month.


Updated databases: 61

New titles: 1,107

New volumes: 1,972

New pages added last month: 621,392

Total pages in HeinOnline: 193,944,534

Highlights from the Past Month


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New Journals Added to HeinOnline: April 2021

Content News, HeinOnline Updates, Law Journal Library, Tips and Tricks, What's New
Tara Kibler

With the April content release, we added 9 new journals, all which are active serials. Let’s dive into our new Law Journal Library titles this month and see the type of content they cover.

AUBD – Legal Forum / AUBD – Forum Juridic


Published by Analele Universității din București

AUBD – Legal Forum aims to offer professors, Master students, and PhD students in the field of law (in both Romania and abroad) the opportunity to discuss their ideas, opinions, and proposals regarding current and interesting issues.  This journal’s intended audience consists of professors, scholars, and legal practitioners with an interest in law-related topics…

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Crime of the Century: The Kidnapping of Peter Weinberger

History of Capital Punishment, Law Journal Library, Statutes at Large, U.S. Supreme Court, World Trials
Stephanie Ruesch

It was an unremarkable Independence Day in equally unremarkable Westbury, New York, a sleepy suburban village of approximately 15,000 souls in Long Island’s Nassau County. Westbury was a community prototypical of the post-war boom, a quiet place where everyone knew their neighbors, children played safely outside, and no one locked their doors at night. On that afternoon in 1956, Betty Weinberger sat on the patio of her modest ranch-style home with her one-month-old son, Peter, enjoying the summer air. She placed her sleeping son in his carriage on the patio and briefly stepped inside the house. But when she returned just a few minutes later, Peter was gone. Panicked and bewildered…

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Secrets of the Serial Set: The Sinking of the Titanic

Exploring HeinOnline, Foreign Affairs, Secrets of the Serial Set, U.S. Congressional Serial Set
Tara Kibler

This month, HeinOnline continues its Secrets of the Serial Set series with a look back on the disastrous sinking of the RMS Titanic.

Secrets of the Serial Set is an exciting and informative monthly blog series from HeinOnline dedicated to unveiling the wealth of American history found in the United States Congressional Serial Set. Documents from additional HeinOnline databases have been incorporated to supplement research materials for non-U.S. related events discussed.


These posts have been so informative; they enable both patrons and staff to understand what the Serial Set is and how invaluable it is to all kinds of research…

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All About President Biden’s New Supreme Court Commission

Author Profile Pages, Current Events, Exploring HeinOnline, Political Science, Reports of U.S. Presidential Commissions, U.S. Supreme Court
Lauren Mattiuzzo

President Joe Biden recently issued an executive order creating a bipartisan commission of 36 experts to study structural changes to the Supreme Court. The commission is comprised of legal scholars, former federal judges and practicing lawyers, and others with expertise in constitutional law, history, and political science. The panel has 180 days to complete a report on measures to improve the federal judiciary, including increasing the number of justices and term limits. In his order, Biden instructed the commission to hold public hearings on the issue and to accept testimony and submissions from other legal experts, organizations and members of the public who want to weigh in…

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Citation Formats and Access Links Now Included When Emailing PDFs!

Customer Suggestion, Enhancements, What's New
Lauren Mattiuzzo

In the past week, we’ve revealed our new one-box search and the Google Single Sign-On (SSO) option for MyHein profiles. But we didn’t stop there! Thanks to a customer suggestion from Elisabeth Oliu of Middlesex County College Library, we have included new features when emailing a PDF to a friend or colleague. Users can select a citation format to send within the email, which also now includes a permalink and proxy permalink (if an account has branding set up) to the document. Check out this quick tutorial to see this tool in action, or keep reading below for more details.

How to Email a PDF

In HeinOnline…

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New MyHein Feature! Link Your Google Account for Easy Login

Enhancements, MyHein, New Features, What's New
Tara Kibler

You’re deep in a research black hole, you find some great resources to save, you go to MyHein … and you can’t remember your password. Yeah, we’ve all been there.

Never interrupt your research flow again with our newest MyHein integration—Google Single Sign-On (SSO). Now you can link your Google and MyHein accounts, allowing Google to instantly log you into MyHein as soon as you start your research.

Keep reading to learn how to get set up with this feature.

Integrating MyHein and Google

From within HeinOnline, navigate to the MyHein Profile drop-down and select Login

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What’s New in HeinOnline: March 2021 Content Release

Content News, Content Release, HeinOnline Updates, What's New
Tara Kibler

Are you ready for April showers? Yeah, we’re not talking about rain. A downpour of new HeinOnline content, enhancements, and features is headed your way! Highlights include a revamped search interface, a new MyHein integration with Google, an enhancement to include citation formats within PDF emailing, and more! Keep reading to find out what we’ve been working on this past month.


Updated databases: 66

New titles: 1,403

New volumes: 2,174

New pages added last month: 732,913

Total pages in HeinOnline: 193,323,142

Highlights from the Past Month


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