Tip of the Week: Session Law Locator Tool (and Project Update!)

HeinOnline Updates, Session Laws, Tip of the Week, What's New
Lauren Mattiuzzo

Do you find yourself browsing through full volumes in the Session Laws Library to locate a specific chapter, act, or page? HeinOnline’s general indexing coverage of the session laws is from inception to current. Use the Session Laws Quick Locator tool to save time and energy! Today’s blog will explore how to utilize this advantageous tool, as well as provide an update to the Session Laws indexing project.

Using the Quick Locator Tool

Users can find the Session Laws Quick Locator Tool on the landing page of the Session Laws Library

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The November 11 Armistice: Marking an End to the Great War

American History, Foreign Affairs, International Law, Law Journal Library, World Treaty Library
Tara Kibler

More than 100 years ago today, Germany signed its armistice with the Allied Powers, effectively ending World War I. The devastation resulting from “the war to end all wars” forever transformed the global political, economic, and cultural landscape. This Veterans Day, join HeinOnline in discovering the causes, major events, and effects of World War I using the primary sources themselves.


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


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    World Treaty Library

    This monumental collection brings together Rohn…

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Tip of the Week: Downloading and Printing Large Documents

Exploring HeinOnline, Printing/Downloading, Tip of the Week, Tips and Tricks
Lauren Mattiuzzo

Have you ever tried to print or download a document from HeinOnline, only to be redirected to a message that says the section exceeds the 200 page limit? The 200 page limit is in place to protect large PDF downloads which cause system overhead, as well as prevent systematic downloading of content. If you need to download a document that exceeds 200 pages, don’t be discouraged. We’ll walk you through how to get all the pages you need in this blog post!

Custom Page Range to the Rescue

Let’s say we’re researching a specific Senate Report in the U.S…

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NEW DATABASE: State Constitutions Illustrated Is Now Available!

Content News, State Constitutions Illustrated, What's New
Lauren Mattiuzzo

We are excited to announce that our newest database, State Constitutions Illustrated, is now available! Including more than 1,000 books and 770,000 pages of works related to each state’s constitutional history, this database is the most comprehensive state constitution research platform available! Not only does this database contain an extensive collection of pre-statehood primary material, but it is also composed of original and consolidated texts heavily annotated with references to case law. This database is perfect for anyone interested in comparative constitutional studies, the legal and political history of the United States, or state-specific research.

About the Database

HeinOnline’s State Constitutions Illustrated is a collection of the constitutions of the 50 states of the United States

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Hope and Change: Revisiting Barack Obama’s Historic Presidency

American History, Law Journal Library, Political Science, Statutes at Large, U.S. Presidential Library
Tara Kibler

More than a decade ago, Barack Obama became not only the 44th president of the United States, but also the first African-American to serve in the office. His unique backstory, eloquence and charisma, and platform of hope and change won him the presidency, but what did he accomplish during his two terms? Join HeinOnline as we explore the highlights of those historic eight years with the most comprehensive presidential collection available in digital format: HeinOnline’s U.S. Presidential Library.

The U.S. Presidential Library holds more than 780 titles consisting of nearly 800,000 pages. The database includes Messages and Papers of the Presidents

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Something Strange in the Neighborhood: The Ghostbusters Ruling

Fastcase, Holidays and Observances, Law, Law Journal Library, Popular Culture
Tara Kibler

Did you know there was actually a case in which a house was declared legally haunted? This Halloween, expand your knowledge of spooky scary case law. Read all about the Ghostbusters ruling below.

Hauntings on the Hudson

In the late 1960s, a rundown Victorian house sat vacant, nestled atop a cliff overlooking the Hudson River. Built more than 70 years earlier, the mansion boasted nearly 5,000 square feet, intricate woodwork, and plenty of old-world charm.

Enter George and Helen Ackley, a married couple looking for a spacious waterfront home for themselves and their four children…

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What’s New in HeinOnline: October Content Release

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

Autumn is in full swing. Days are getting shorter and trees are shedding their leaves. HeinOnline decided to go big or gourd home this month! Don’t worry, we won’t leaf you hanging. You’re going to fall in love with our latest content release!


OCTOBER CONTENT RELEASE SUMMARY

Updated databases: 63

New titles: 1,751

New volumes: 2,909

New pages added last month: 1,013,020

Total pages in HeinOnline: 176,576,828


Highlights of the Past Month


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New Journals Added to HeinOnline This Month!

Content News, HeinOnline Updates, Law Journal Library, Tips and Tricks, What's New
Lauren Mattiuzzo

With this month’s content release, we added 13 new titles to the Law Journal Library. Out of these, 11 are active serials. Join us as we take a closer look at each of these new titles and what type of content they cover.


ATENEO LAW JOURNAL

Vols. 1-63#1 (1951-2018)

Published by Ateneo de Manila University

The Ateneo Law Journal strives to remain one of the benchmarks in legal scholarship in the Philippines by providing a comprehensive forum where thoughts…

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Secrets of the Serial Set: The Impeachment of Bill Clinton

American History, Criminal Justice, Exploring HeinOnline, Law, Political Science, Secrets of the Serial Set, U.S. Congressional Serial Set
Tara Kibler

As of this month, it’s been a year since our initial release of the Serial Set in HeinOnline … celebrate with another installment of our Secrets of the Serial Set series! This month, we dive into the events surrounding the 1998 impeachment of President William Jefferson Clinton.

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…

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MyHein Update Saves Power Researchers Even More Time!

MyHein, New Features, Tips and Tricks, What's New
Lauren Mattiuzzo

Here at HeinOnline we know that research time is valuable, which is why we created MyHein, a personal bookmarking tool. We recently updated this tool to save power researchers even more time. Now, users who are logged in to their MyHein can see if documents within results have already been bookmarked. Never bookmark the same document twice! Skip over previously bookmarked items and move on to new documents to add to your tags. Read below to see how this tool can speed up your research process.

Previously Bookmarked Results Identifier

Let’s take a look at this new feature in action…

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