New Wiley Journals Available in the Law Journal Library!

Law Journal Library, What's New
Lauren Mattiuzzo

We are pleased to announce that we have expanded our existing agreement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.! More than 20 Wiley journals, including 13 brand new titles (and one coming soon), are now part of the ever-growing Law Journal Library which contains more than 2,700 journals. These titles are being added at no additional cost and cover a wide array of subjects. We hope you enjoy these new offerings!

Wiley Titles in HeinOnline

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Turtles, and Tortoises, and Terrapins – Oh, My!

Animal Law, Current Events, Law Journal Library, World Treaty Library
Tara Hutchinson

Today is World Turtle Day, and HeinOnline wants to shell-abrate! Join us in discovering how the world continues to help these adorable reptiles survive and thrive.

Before We Get Started:

Don’t miss out! Make sure you have the databases we’ll be mentioning in this post. Follow the links below to start a trial today.

World Turtle Day

Since the year 2000…

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“Heartbeat Bills” and the Push to Overturn Roe v. Wade

Current Events, History of Supreme Court Nominations, Law Journal Library, U.S. Supreme Court, Women and the Law
Lauren Mattiuzzo

Last week, the Alabama legislature passed the most restrictive abortion bill in the United States, which Republican Governor Kay Ivey signed into law. The bill would make it a felony for the doctors to perform or attempt to perform an abortion in the state (although the woman who receives an abortion would not be held criminally culpable or civilly liable). Other states, such as Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Ohio, have passed “heartbeat bills,” which prohibit abortions after six weeks of pregnancy, which is typically when a doctor can first detect a fetal heartbeat. These laws will likely be appealed, as many violate the undue burden notion of established federal law…

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Celebrating the 65th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education

Current Events, History of Supreme Court Nominations, Law Journal Library, Session Laws, Slavery in America and the World, U.S. Supreme Court, World Constitutions Illustrated
Tara Hutchinson

May 17, 2019 marks 65 years since the ruling of Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, the landmark decision in which the Supreme Court determined racial segregation in schools to be unconstitutional. Continue reading to discover more about the case, and then check out how Brown v. Board fits into the evolution of U.S. education.

Before We Get Started:

Don’t miss out! Make sure you have the databases we’ll be mentioning in this post. Follow the links below to start a trial today.

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Ride to Live for Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month (and Beyond)

Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), National Survey of State Laws, Session Laws, Subject Compilations of State Laws
Tara Hutchinson

We’re kicking off Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month with an overview of motorcycle safety laws in the U.S. Take a quick detour to learn about motorcycle history, then ride on to ensure you have the proper helmet and eye protection to stay safe and legal throughout the upcoming summer months.

Before We Get Started:

Don’t miss out! Make sure you have the databases we’ll be mentioning in this post. Follow the links below to start a trial today.

Motorcycles: A Brief History

The first iteration of the motorcycle can be traced back to the second half of the 19th century…

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Class is Now in Session: Celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week

Current Events, Law Journal Library, Statutes at Large, U.S. Federal Agency Library, U.S. Supreme Court
Tara Hutchinson

HeinOnline is honoring educators of all kinds for Teacher Appreciation Week (May 5-11 2019). We thank those teachers who furthered our own development, as well as those who are currently guiding future generations. Celebrate Teachers’ Week by setting aside those lesson plans and exploring the growth of education in the United States.

Revisiting U.S. Education with HeinOnline


The United States system of education has evolved under a variety of influences dating back to the Colonial Era.

17th-18th Centuries

Compulsory education is rooted in the ideals of the Thirteen Colonies…

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It’s Our Birthday and We’ll Share If We Want To: Enter To Win a $500 Amazon Gift Card!

Birthday, Company Info, Current Events
Lauren Mattiuzzo

It has been 19 years since we started providing legal and academic information online to library communities around the world. To celebrate this birthday, we’re giving away a $500 Amazon gift card to one lucky winner! Do you want to go on a shopping spree courtesy of HeinOnline? Here’s how you can enter to win:

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May the Fourth Be with You (and Your Research)

Current Events, Popular Culture
Tara Hutchinson

Did you know that tomorrow is International Star Wars Day? To celebrate, find out how you can utilize the depth of HeinOnline to research this popular franchise.

A Look into the Franchise

Since the release of the first Star Wars film in 1977, the epic space-opera franchise has become a timeless worldwide sensation. After the unparalleled success of the eponymous first film and its sequel, The Empire Strikes Back (1980), creator George Lucas began developing Star Wars into a trilogy of trilogies…

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Brill | Nijhoff Journal & Yearbook Collections Are Now Available!

Brill | Nijhoff Journal & Yearbook Collections, Content News, What's New
Lauren Mattiuzzo

William S. Hein & Co., Inc. & HeinOnline is excited to announce a major enhancement to our existing and long-standing partnership with Brill Publishing. Hein now offers subscriptions to the Brill | Nijhoff Journal & Yearbook Collections, which brings current content in addition to the complete archive of more than 40 prestigious journals and nearly 20 yearbooks from Brill | Nijhoff publishers to HeinOnline. The journal and yearbook collections may be purchased separately or as a package. As a result, we are now able to offer HeinOnline’s worldwide customer base the option to access the entire history of this highly prestigious list in international law…

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Enhancement to HeinOnline’s Infrastructure Affects Usage Statistics Metric

Access, Technical Support, Usage Statistics
Benjamin Boron

Effective April 1, 2019:  In order to improve HeinOnline and the overall user experience, enhancements have been made to HeinOnline’s infrastructure.   Other than increased performance, these changes will not be noticeable to the end user.  However, as a result of these enhancements, you will most likely notice a significant decrease in the number of ‘Hits‘ reported, beginning with your April 2019 usage statistics.  Other metrics (Articles, Page Views, Visits, and Searches) are not affected by the changes.

USAGE STATISTICS METRICS


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Significant decrease is expected for the number of monthly ‘Hits’ reported…

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