Secrets of the Serial Set: The Killing of Osama bin Laden

American History, 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 an exploration of the Intelligence Community’s successful operation to kill Osama bin Laden, the world-renowned terrorist responsible for the September 11 attacks on the United States.

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. Join us each month to explore notable events in U.S. history using the primary sources themselves. Grab a seat and prepare to be blown away by what the Serial Set has to offer.


The U.S…

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From Warehouse Worker to CEO: A Look Back at Kevin Marmion’s 50 Year Rise To The Top

Company Info, Current Events, HeinOnline Birthday
Lauren Mattiuzzo

In April 1970, a 16-year old junior in high school started his first job as a temporary warehouse worker for William S. Hein & Co., Inc. Many of you may know him as Kevin Marmion—I know him as “Dad.” Throughout the years, my Dad wore many hats at the company, including truck driver, coordinator, manager, Vice President, and President. Today he stands proudly as the CEO. His hard work and dedication have helped mold the company into what it is today.

I once heard the quote, “Behind the success of every small business, there is a family.” The word “family” in this phrase can be both literal and figurative when it comes to describing the Hein Company…

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Business and Legal Aspects of Sports and Entertainment: Winner of the 2020 Joseph L. Andrews Literature Award!

Business and Legal Aspects of Sports and Entertainment, HeinOnline Updates, What's New
Lauren Mattiuzzo

Back in October 2019, we announced the launch of a new database, Business and Legal Aspects of Sports and Entertainment (BLASE). We are thrilled to announce this new database is the recipient of the 2020 Joseph L. Andrews Award. This news comes shortly after AALL amended its requirement to allow the submission of online products. We’ll explore this unique database that provides one-step access to business and legal aspects of sports and entertainment in more than 1.3 million pages of critical information!

Joseph L. Andrews Legal Literature Award

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NEW: Add Google Scholar and SSRN to Your HeinOnline Author Profile!

Author Profile Pages, Exploring HeinOnline, New Features
Tara Kibler

We recently announced that individual authors and authorized librarians now have the option to edit their author profile pages. With this new feature, authors or an authorized representative may update their personal information, biography, photo, and online profile links as they wish.

Among the online profile link options available in the edit portal, users will now also find an option to add their Google Scholar and SSRN profiles. Keep reading to learn how to get started.

How to Add Google Scholar to Your Profile

From within an authorized MyHein account, navigate to the Author Profile Admin portal.

In any individual author’s edit portal…

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Everything You Need To Know About ScholarRank’s Top 250 Authors

Author Profile Pages, Exploring HeinOnline, HeinOnline Updates, What's New
Lauren Mattiuzzo

Twitter has been abuzz ever since the American Association of Law Libraries weekday KnowItAALL newsletter released our webpage dedicated to showcasing ScholarRank’s Top 250 Authors in HeinOnline. Institutions are tweeting about their faculty rankings, and discussions have opened up about which authors stand out among the more than 750,000 authors in HeinOnline’s journal index. Today, we’re going to dive into this topic and give you the 411 on HeinOnline’s ScholarRank.

What Is ScholarRank?

ScholarRank is an overall ranking based on the calculation of five HeinOnline ScholarCheck metrics…

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Hein’s Double Birthday Year Begins! Kick It Off with Some History (and a Huge Giveaway)

Content News, Exploring HeinOnline, HeinOnline Birthday
Tara Kibler

The year 2020 marks two major anniversaries for the Hein Company—100 years of William S. Hein & Co., Inc. and 20 years of HeinOnline! 

We can’t wait to celebrate all year long with the customers who made these incredible achievements possible. To kick off the party (and ease some quarantine struggles), we’re giving away a MacBook Air to one lucky winner! Use Apple’s most popular laptop to work remotely, video chat with friends and family, or binge your favorite show. Here’s how you can enter to win*:

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What’s New in HeinOnline: April Content Release

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

For more than a month, the entire Hein Company has been working from home. Boy, does time fly!

Was the transition to remote work unprecedented, and a little uncertain? Absolutely. However, as we look back over the past few weeks, we’re very lucky to say that it hasn’t changed HeinOnline operations in the least. Whether we’re at home or in the office, we will continue to provide the informational material, tools and features, customer service, and new content that you’ve come to expect from Hein.

See what we’ve been up to this past month with our latest content release, sent with love from our living rooms to yours.


APRIL CONTENT RELEASE SUMMARY

Updated databases: 61

New titles: 2,410

New volumes: 3,326

New pages added last month: 940,422

Total pages in HeinOnline: 183,645,097

Highlights of the Past Month


  • Connector…

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Law Day 2020: 4 Ways to Research This Year’s Theme in HeinOnline

Exploring HeinOnline, Law Journal Library, U.S. Congressional Serial Set, Women and the Law, Women's Studies, World Constitutions Illustrated
Tara Kibler

On May 1 each year, the United States observes Law Day to reflect upon the importance of the legal system and the rule of law in our society. Officially recognized by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1960, Law Day has become a means for bar associations, legal research centers, and law schools to educate society at large about law-related topics, usually with a targeted annual theme designated by the American Bar Association (ABA).

This Law Day, ABA has chosen the theme of Your Vote, Your Voice, Our Democracy: The 19th Amendment at 100 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the constitutional amendment that allowed women the right to vote…

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New Journals Added to HeinOnline This Month!

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

With the April content release, we added 10 new journals (nine of which are active serials) and one new bar journal! Join us as we take a closer look at each of the new titles and the type of content they cover.

Law Journal Library Additions


COMMUNICATION LAW AND POLICY
Full Text: Vols. 1-19 (1996-2014)
Indexed: Vols. 1-25#1 (1996-2020)

Published by Taylor & Francis

The societal, cultural, economic, and political dimensions of communication, including the freedoms of speech and press, are undergoing dramatic global changes…

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Secrets of the Serial Set: The Defense Production Act

American History, Exploring HeinOnline, Secrets of the Serial Set, U.S. Congressional Serial Set
Tara Kibler

This month, HeinOnline continues its Secrets of the Serial Set series by investigating the passage of the Defense Production Act, a critical piece of Cold War legislation now relevant to the current COVID-19 situation in America.

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. Join us each month to explore notable events in U.S. history using the primary sources themselves. Grab a seat and prepare to be blown away by what the Serial Set has to offer.


The United States Congressional Serial Set is considered an essential publication for studying American history…

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