What’s New in HeinOnline: February 2021 Content Release

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

Why, hello there, March! St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner and lucky for you, we just added some great new content to HeinOnline. Grab your bowl of Lucky Charms (or a pint of Guinness) and join us as we take a look what has been added this past month.


Updated databases: 57

New titles: 1,616

New volumes: 2,525

New pages added last month: 692,593

Total pages in HeinOnline: 192,590,229

Highlights from the Past Month


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New Journals Added to HeinOnline: February 2021

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

With the February content release, we added nine new journals. Let’s dive into our new Law Journal Library titles this month and see the type of content they cover.



Published by the Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER)

The Athens Journal of Law (AJL) is a quarterly, double-blind peer-reviewed journal from Athens Institute for Education and Research, considering papers from all areas of law. Many of the articles are selected from the papers presented at various annual international academic conferences sponsored by the Business, Economics and Law Division of the Institute…

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Session Laws Indexing Project: February 2021 Update

Enhancements, HeinOnline Updates, Session Laws, What's New
Lauren Mattiuzzo

Back in March 2019, we blogged about the status of the Session Laws indexing project. All 50 states in the Session Law Library are indexed to the chapter or act level from 2000 to current. We are currently expanding this indexing for all states back to inception. Since our last update, we have been diligently working and have indexed 11 more states back to inception. Let’s take a look at where this project currently stands.

Status of the Project

The following states have been indexed back to inception thus far:

  1. Arkansas (1818-2019)
  2. California (1849-2020)
  3. Connecticut (1672-2018)
  4. Delaware (1700-2017)
  5. Florida (1822-2019)
  6. Georgia (1735-2019)
  7. Illinois (1809-2019)
  8. Indiana (1801-2020)
  9. Louisiana (1804-2018)
  10. Maryland (1692-2020)
  11. Massachusetts (1661-2019)
  12. Michigan (1806-2019)
  13. Minnesota (1850-2019)
  14. Mississippi (1799-2019)


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The 15 Most Inspiring Presidential Speeches in American History

American History, U.S. Presidential Library
Tara Kibler

Over the centuries, millions upon millions of words have been used by U.S. presidents to motivate, caution, reassure, and guide the American people. Whether written in the news, spoken at a podium, or shared on Twitter, all of these words have carried weight, each with the potential to impact the trajectory of our nation. Only a handful of times, however, has the particular arrangement and context of these words been considered truly inspiring.

This Presidents’ Day, join HeinOnline in rediscovering some of the greatest presidential speeches in American history using our U.S. Presidential Library and other sources.

1. Washington’s Farewell Address

Date: September 17th…

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Uneasy Lies the Head That Wears ‘The Crown’

Exploring HeinOnline, Highlights in History, Law Journal Library, World Constitutions Illustrated
Stephanie Ruesch

Last week, the nominees for the Golden Globes and Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards were announced, with Season 4 of the Netflix drama The Crown reigning as the Globes’ most-nominated TV series of 2021 and tying at the SAGs for the most nominations for a TV show. Along with these accolades, this season of The Crown has also brought its fair share of controversy, primarily urging from the United Kingdom’s culture secretary that Netflix add a disclaimer warning viewers that the show is fictionalized, a call that stems primarily from Season 4’s portrayal of Prince Charles and Princess Diana’s tumultuous marriage; Netflix ultimately refused to add such a disclaimer…

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MyHein: A Staple for HeinOnline Researchers

Author Profile Pages, Current Index to Legal Periodicals (CILP), Exploring HeinOnline, MyHein, Training
Lauren Mattiuzzo

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Featuring: MyHein Personal Researching Tool

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A Power Researcher’s Best Friend

MyHein has evolved from its inception in 2008 as a bookmarking device to its present-day functionality as a multi-dimensional research tool relied upon by thousands of HeinOnline users. Throughout the years we have enhanced this tool time and time again to make your research experience a breeze. Let’s take a quick look at the various features this tool offers.


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Tip of the Week: Performing a Venn Diagram Search

Searching, Tip of the Week, Tips and Tricks
Tara Kibler

Venn Diagrams show all possible logical relations among a set of terms, with each term typically represented by a circle. The circles in a Venn Diagram overlap to show how and where the terms intersect.

With the Venn Diagram search in HeinOnline, researchers can visualize the results yield of various keywords to better refine their searches. Users can not only search with the Venn Diagram within one database, but they can also use it to refine their searches across all subscribed databases. This feature saves valuable time and effort, eliminating the need to continuously switch databases and/or edit a search.

In addition, this feature is a valuable teaching tool for guiding students and other budding researchers…

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New Database! NOMOS: American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy

Content News, Law Journal Library, Nomos: American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy, What's New
Lauren Mattiuzzo

Nomos, from Ancient Greek, stands for the body of law governing human behavior, or the “spirit of the law” in Greek mythology. This became the basis for the highly regarded NOMOS series, launched in 1958 by the American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy (ASPLP). It includes scholarly work from some of the most distinguished and accomplished scholars in political and legal philosophy. This robust thematic collection contains more than 60 volumes* covering valuable interdisciplinary research. It has become a go-to resource for scholars to kick-start their research.

We are pleased to announce the addition of this series in our new database, NOMOS: American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy

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What’s New in HeinOnline: January 2021 Content Release

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

Birds flying high—they know how we feel. 2021 is a new dawn, today is a new day, and we’re feeling good.

So good, in fact, that we’re coming at you again with another whopping content release. Stick around and check out what’s new!


Updated databases: 72

New titles: 1,731

New volumes: 2,961

New pages added last month: 917,500

Total pages in HeinOnline: 191,897,636

Highlights from the Past Month


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Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop Buying GameStop

Economics, Law Journal Library, Popular Culture, Taxation and Economic Reform in America
Tara Kibler

In a David and Goliath story for the modern era, at-home Reddit-browsing retail investors have taken on the investment firms of Wall Street—and the Redditors, up until recently, were winning.

Gaming GameStop for All It’s Worth (and More)

If you are or were a video game enthusiast, you may be familiar with GameStop, an American video game, electronics, and gaming merchandise retailer. As online game services such as Xbox Live, Playstation Network, and Steam have risen in popularity, the market for physical game retailers has been in steep decline. Over the past six years, GameStop has subsequently been losing money. Not surprisingly, its stock plummeted.

Pivot to the investment firms of Wall Street who…

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