2019 Year in Review

What's New, Year in Review
Lauren Mattiuzzo

2019 turned out to be quite an eventful year around the globe. Let’s take a look at some of the major events that happened this past year:

  • California Representative Nancy Pelosi was elected the new House speaker in a majority vote by the House of Representatives.
  • UK Prime Minister Theresa May‘s Brexit deal was defeated for the third time, leading to her resignation.
  • President Donald Trump became the first sitting U.S. leader to set foot in North Korea.
  • Boris Johnson was elected as the leader of Britain’s Conservative Party. The conservative party later won in a landslide election

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Alexa: Research Artificial Intelligence in HeinOnline for Me

Exploring HeinOnline, Hot Topic News, Law Journal Library, Searching
Lauren Mattiuzzo

It should come as no shock that a recent report released from LinkedIn showed the fastest-growing U.S. job in terms of number of hires is an Artificial Intelligence Specialist. This rising demand for machine intelligence is breaking through into all different aspects of life, including medicine, surveillance, social networks, and much more. We’ll take a look at how AI is taking over in 2020 and what resources on this hot news topic can be found in HeinOnline.

Here, There, and Everywhere

The field of artificial intelligence research began in a workshop at Dartmouth College in 1956…

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New Year, New You: Get Organized in 2020 with HeinOnline!

Author Profile Pages, Branding, Exploring HeinOnline, MyHein, Searching, Tips and Tricks
Lauren Mattiuzzo

The new year is the perfect time to reflect on your goals in life and work towards them. It’s that time of the year which reminds us all that even though we may not have accomplished everything we wanted in 2019, there are 365 days to do something different and better in 2020. Be it switching to a healthier lifestyle, eliminating vices, or becoming more organized—the new year is full of opportunities. HeinOnline is here to help better the new you! We’re going to highlight all the ways to stay organized with your research in the new year. So break out that brand-new, crisp notebook and jot down some of these tips…

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Giving Peace a Chance: The Formation and Development of the United Nations

American History, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Relations of the U.S., International Law, Law Journal Library, United Nations, World Treaty Library
Tara Kibler

The United Nations was born out of the most devastating conflict in world history—World War II. Learn about the history and development of the international organization while exploring HeinOnline’s United Nations Law Collection.

About the United Nations Law Collection

This database offers researchers a complete online international law database featuring exact reproductions of major United Nations legal publications.

Finding aids and additional features make it easy to access UN treaties by performing standard searches, entering UNTS citations, or by linking to treaties cited in law review articles.


UNITED NATIONS LAW COLLECTION


A History of the United Nations


THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS

The 1914 assassination of Austro-Hungarian heir Archduke Franz Ferdinand sparked a domino effect that resulted in the First World War…

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What’s New In HeinOnline: December Content Release

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

As 2019 has come to an end, we want to express our gratitude to our customers for their support and loyalty throughout the year. We’re anxious to tell you what’s in store for 2020, but for now, help us ring in the new year as we highlight our newest content.


DECEMBER CONTENT RELEASE SUMMARY

Updated databases: 54

New titles: 952

New volumes: 1,876

New pages added last month: 863,371

Total pages in HeinOnline:  178,242,340


Highlights of the Past Month


  • Connector…

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New Journals Added to HeinOnline This Month!

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

person typing on computer

With December’s content release, we added 10 new journals! Out of these, eight are active serials. Join us as we take a closer look at each of the new titles and what type of content they cover, and be sure to keep reading for a brand new tip of the month.


COURTS & JUSTICE LAW JOURNAL

Vol. 1 (2019)

Published by Amazon KDP Services

Courts & Justice Law Journal is a general interest law journal published quarterly. The mission of the journal is to follow the principles of Judicial Canon 4 and to contribute to the improvement of the law…

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A Step-By-Step Guide to the Trump Impeachment Proceedings

Political Science, U.S. Congressional Documents, U.S. Presidential Impeachment Library, World Constitutions Illustrated
Tara Kibler

This month, history was made when Donald J. Trump became the third U.S. president to be impeached by the House of Representatives. However, contrary to popular misunderstanding, impeachment does not necessarily mean Trump will be removed from office.

Confused about how it all works? Keep reading for a step-by-step guide to impeachment through the lens of the recent Trump inquiry.


What Is Impeachment?

Impeachment was included by the framers of the U.S. Constitution as a way to protect the young nation from corrupt and tyrannical leadership. As laid out in Article II, Section 4

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Secrets of the Serial Set: The Prohibition of Alcohol

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 exploring the prohibition of alcohol in 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.


ABOUT THE SERIAL SET

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

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Spilling the Tea on the Party that Sparked a Revolution

American History, Foreign Affairs, Political Science, U.S. Congressional Documents, U.S. Presidential Library, World Constitutions Illustrated
Tara Kibler

The Boston Tea Party was a controversial political protest which escalated the tensions between the Kingdom of England and its American colonies and ultimately culminated in the Revolutionary War. Learn about the causes and effects of the protest, as well as the key players involved—many of whom would go on to play crucial roles in the formation of the United States.

Before We Get Started

1. World Constitutions Illustrated

This library enables legal scholars to research the constitutional and political development of every country in the world. It includes the current constitution for every country in its original language format and an English translation…

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The Enron Corporation: A Tale of Corporate Fraud, Conspiracy, and Corruption

American History, Economics, U.S. Congressional Documents, U.S. Federal Legislative History, U.S. Presidential Library, U.S. Supreme Court
Tara Kibler

Eighteen years ago, the Enron Corporation filed for bankruptcy following one of the largest corporate scandals in American history. Among its devastating effects, Enron’s collapse left nearly 5,000 company employees without jobs, precipitated the dissolution of Arthur Andersen LLP (one of the five largest auditing and accounting companies in the world), and left a lasting impact on the financial and legal world.

Featured Databases

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

1. U.S. Congressional Documents

Featuring the complete Congressional Record Bound version…

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