What’s New in HeinOnline: July Content Release

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

Being based in New York, we may be restricted from visiting most of you … but they can’t restrict us from bringing you new content! This month, we’ve released nearly a million pages of new journals, government documents, international legal materials, and more. Keep reading to learn about what we’ve been up to over the past few weeks.


Updated databases: 57

New titles: 1,537

New volumes: 2,404

New pages added last month: 929,107

Total pages in HeinOnline: 187,054,684

Highlights from the Past Month

  • Connector.

    We Went to AALL Virtual!

    We certainly missed seeing everyone in person this year at the AALL Annual Conference, but we still made the best out of our virtual meet-ups. Check out our recap of the conference, see our demos, and find out what’s new in HeinOnline.

  • Connector.

    SmartCILP Profiles and Notifications Transitioned to HeinOnline

    We recently announced that William S. Hein & Co., Inc. & HeinOnline acquired the rights to the Current Index to Legal Periodicals (CILP). We have successfully transitioned this essential product under our ownership, and are excited to report that SmartCILP profiles are now available in HeinOnline itself. Learn how to create, edit, and manage SmartCILP profiles in the HeinOnline interface.

  • Connector.

    A New Update to National Survey of State Laws

    National Survey of State Laws (NSSL) is a print and online resource that provides an overall view of some of the most-asked-about and controversial legal topics in the United States. This month, two new chapters were added—Beer Law and Voter Laws—and six chapters were updated.

  • Connector.

    We Updated World Constitutions Illustrated

    Since our last update in April, we’ve continued to add new documents to the ever-growing World Constitutions Illustrated database. Discover the updates we’ve made to 33 countries over the past few months.

  • Connector.

    Our Session Laws Indexing Project Continues

    We continue our project to index state session laws to the chapter or act level back to inception. Last month, the indexing for Washington was completed, and Delaware is up next on the list.

  • Connector.

    Another Substantial Update to the Serial Set

    Since its initial release in October 2018, more than 5.8 million pages and nearly 7,000 volumes have been added to the Serial Set. In the past month alone, the Serial Set grew by more than 300 volumes and nearly 275,000 pages. Read up on this month’s Secret of the Serial Set—an overview of the Manhattan Project and the race to create the atomic bomb.

  • Connector.

    We Talked About Black Lives Matter and Civil Rights

    With more than 450 protests occurring in towns and cities of the United States (as well as across three continents), some are calling this the biggest civil rights movement yet. Explore past civil rights movements in U.S. history and the changes that have occurred as a result.

  • Connector.

    We Gave You Some More Tips and Tricks

    We brought back some useful tips of the week to help you research with efficiency. Learn how to search case law with Fastcase, and then check out our guide to using advanced search syntax.

Major Database Updates

We’ve added a ton of content to some of our most popular HeinOnline databases! Check out the most substantial additions this month:

  • The Law Journal Library continues to grow with the addition of 11 new titles, several of which are internationally published.
  • The Legal Classics Library now includes 313 new documents.
  • We added 304 hearings, 225 Congressional Research Service Reports, and 140 committee prints to U.S. Congressional Documents.
  • GAO Reports and Comptroller General Decisions received an update of 73 new titles.
  • 65 titles were added to the New York Legal Research Library.
  • 60 titles were added to History of International Law.
  • Taxation & Economic Reform in America: Parts I & II now includes 49 new titles.
  • Nearly 40 titles were added to World Constitutions Illustrated.
  • Spinelli’s Law Library Reference Shelf has grown with the addition of 38 titles.
  • Finally, 30 new titles are now included in the Foreign & International Law Resources database.

That’s not all! Expand each collection below to discover additional updates, along with our favorite titles from each addition.

With the July content release, we added 11 new journals, 8 of which are active serials. Take a closer look at each of the new titles and the type of content they cover.

Annals of the Ovidius University of Constanta – Political Science Series
Vols. 1-8 (2012-2019)

Published by Ovidius University of Constanta

This peer-edited scientific journal is devoted to political studies, international relations, and interdisciplinary sciences. To ensure quality and prestige, this journal is managed by a scientific committee made up of renowned researchers in political science and international relations from Romania, as well as Belgium, Chile, Italy, and Spain.

International Commercial Arbitration Review

Published by the Association of Researchers in Private International and Comparative Law

This peer-edited Russian journal focuses on the issues of international commercial and investment arbitration in Russia and abroad, as well as on the matters connected with them (including on private international law and international litigation). The mission of the journal is to be a reliable and independent professional source of interesting and useful information about the tendencies, events, and nuances in modern international commercial and investment arbitration and to contribute to the development of arbitration as an alternative form of resolving international commercial and investment disputes. The Review publishes academic articles and practical materials by Russian and foreign researchers and arbitrators.

Istanbul Medipol Universitesi Hukuk Fakultesi Dergisi
Vols. 1-6 (2014-2019)

Published by Istanbul Medipol University Publication

This peer-edited, refereed journal addresses all fields of law. The journal’s mission is to provide an academic platform for discussions among legal scholars, practicing lawyers, and sitting judges on different branches of law. The intended audience includes legal scholars, law students, lawyers, judges, and other public employees who work in law-related areas.

Journal of Rights and Justice
Vol. 1 (2020)

Published by Nottingham Trent University

This peer-edited journal features areas including all aspects of human rights and civil liberties, international humanitarian law, criminal justice, and family law. The editors welcome submissions in the fields of both public and private law. The Journal aims to build and strengthen a vibrant and supportive research culture in which experienced and new researchers alike are able to develop and test their ideas.

Law Journal of Social and Labor Relations
Vols. 1-5 (2015-2019)

Published by University of the Federal District UDF

This peer-edited journal, published quarterly, aims to disseminate high-quality research and legal knowledge on issues that relate to constitutional law, human rights, and more. The Journal’s mission is to show how legal, social, political, and economic culture all affect each other. It includes submissions from distinguished foreign researchers of high academic value.

Law, Technology and Humans
Vols. 1-2#1 (2019-2020)

Published by Queensland University of Technology

This refereed, peer-reviewed journal publishes original, innovative research concerned with humans themselves and with the humanity of law and technology. The Journal publishes collections of articles in special issues, symposiums, and individual articles. Committed to the wide and unrestricted dissemination of knowledge, Law, Technology and Humans encourages scholarship that reflects on how technology is changing law, regulation, and normative conduct and also how law, regulation, and normative conduct affects local and global challenges and opportunities from technological change.

Nuevo Fore Penal
Vols. 1-94 (1978-2020)

Published by EAFIT University

This refereed journal, published semiannually, features research papers and articles on criminal law in its broadest sense, including criminal proceedings, execution of penalties, punitive systems, and mechanisms of social control. The journal is aimed towards teachers, researchers, students, and scholars at various institutions of criminal law, both nationally and internationally.

Temple Law Review Online
Vols. 87-92 (2014-2020)

Published by Temple University Beasley School of Law

Temple Law Review Online serves as the online supplement to the Temple Law Review. This student-edited journal provides a platform for publishing scholarly works that are shorter than the traditional law review article, involve time-sensitive topics, or directly respond to materials published in Temple Law Review‘s printed issues. Its mission is to provide a forum for the expression of new legal thought and scholarly commentary on important developments, trends, and issues in all areas.

Twelve new titles were added, including:

Blueprint for Back to School
1v. Washington D.C.: American Enterprise Institute, 2020
Bailey, John P.; et al.

COVID-19 Is Creating a School Personnel Crisis
1v. Washington D.C.: American Enterprise Institute, 2020
Bailey John P.; Schurz, Jessica

School District Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic: Round 4, Halfway through Closures
1v. Washington D.C.: American Enterprise Institute, 2020
Malkus, Nat; Christensen, Cody

School District Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic: Round 5, Plateauing Services in America’s Schools
1v. Washington D.C.: American Enterprise Institute, 2020
Malkus, Nat; Christensen, Cody

60 new titles were added, including:

Codificacao Americana do Direito Internacional: Documentos Officiaes Colligidos e Publicados
7v. Rio de Janeiro: [s.n.], 1927
Romero, Sylvio

Traite de Droit Public International
3v. Paris: Librairie Generale de Droit & de Jurisprudence, 1905-1912
Merignhac, A.

Two titles were updated and 24 new titles were added, including:

Chemical Inventions and Chemical Patents
1v. Albany, N.Y.: Matthew Bender & Company, 1950
Thomas, Edward

One title was updated and 313 new titles were added, including:

Academical Study of the Civil Law: An Inaugural Lecture, Delivered at Oxford, February 25, 1871
1v. London: Macmillan and Co., 1871
Bryce, James

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
2008-2019v. Washington, D.C.: U.S. General Services Administration, 2008-2019

Constitutional History of England since the Accession of George the Third
3v. London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1912
May, Thomas Erskine; Holland, Francis

Discourses on Government
3v. New York: Deare and Andrews, 1805
Sidney, Algernon

History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
6v. New York: Harper & Brothers, [1880] Gibbon, Edward

Institutions Politiques
3v. A La Haye: Pierre Gosse, 1760-1772
Bielfeld, Jakob Friedrich

Pleading and Practice of the High Court of Chancery
3v. Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1865 3rd Am. ed.
Daniell, Edmund Robert; et al.

One title was updated and 65 new titles were added, including:

New York Constitutional Convention of 1938: The Constituent Process and Interest Activity
2v. [S. I.: s.n.], 1938
Hindman, Wilbert L.

Two titles were updated and 38 new titles were added, including:

Encyclopedia of American Biography
40v. New York: The American Historical Society, Inc., 1934-1970
Downs, Winfield Scott; Dodge, Edward N., Editors

Thirteen new titles were added, including:

Acts and Resolves, Public and Private, of the Province of the Massachusetts Bay
21v. Boston: Wright and Potter, 1869-1922

Revised Statutes of the State of Ohio
3v. Cincinnati: Wilstach, Baldwin & Co., 1886 4th ed., rev.
Daugherty, M. A.; et al., Editors

Two titles were updated and 49 new titles were added, including:

Economic Tendencies in the United States: Aspects of Pre-War and Post-War Changes
1v. New York: J. J. Little and Ives Company, 1932
Mills, Frederick C.

There was a large update to the U.S. Congressional Documents database. See below for a breakdown.

  • 3 new congressional documents
  • 304 new congressional hearings
  • 225 new Congressional Research Service (CRS) reports
  • 140 new committee prints

Here are some notable titles:


Congress: Its Contemporary Role
1v. New York: New York University Press, 1961 3rd ed.
Griffith, Ernest S.

Rules of Civil Procedure for the District Courts of the United States with Index and Notes
1v. Washington: U.S. G.P.O., 1939


Foreign Assistance and Related Agencies Appropriations for 1966, Hearings before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations House of Representatives, Eighty-Ninth Congress, First Session
1v. Washington: U.S. G.P.O., 1965

Interior Department and Related Agencies Appropriations for 1965, Hearings before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate, Eighty-Eighth Congress, Second Session on H.R. 10433
1v. Washington: U.S. G.P.O., 1964

Committee Prints:

Fairness Doctrine: Staff Report Prepared for the Subcommittee on Communications of the Committee on Commerce, United States Senate
1v. Washington: U.S. G.P.O., 1968

CRS Reports:

COVID-19 Health Care Provider Relief Fund
June 26, 2020 IN11438
Heisler, Elayne J.

COVID-19 Pandemic’s Impact on Household Employment and Income
July 15, 2020 IN11457
Falk, Gene

COVID-19 Relief Assistance to Small Businesses: Issues and Policy Options
July 06, 2020 R46284
Dilger, Robert Jay; et al.
July 20, 2020 R46284
Dilger, Robert Jay; et al.

COVID-19 and Liability Limitations for the Health Care Sector
July 01, 2020 LSB10508
Shen, Wen S.

COVID-19 and Other Election Emergencies: Frequently Asked Questions and Recent Policy Developments
July 16, 2020 R46455
Garrett, R. Sam; et al.

COVID-19-Related Suspension of Immigrant Entry
June 24, 2020 IN11362
Kandel, William A.

COVID-19-Related Suspension of Nonimmigrant Entry
June 24, 2020 IN11435
Wilson, Jill H.
June 29, 2020 IN11435
Wilson, Jill H.

COVID-19: Digital Contact Tracing and Privacy Law
July 09, 2020 LSB10511
Holmes, Eric N.;Linebaugh, Chris D.

COVID-19: How Quickly Will Unemployment Recover?
July 17, 2020 IN11460
Weinstock, Lida R.

COVID-19: Measuring Unemployment
July 13, 2020 IN11456
Weinstock, Lida R.

COVID-19: Policy Options for Commercial Real Estate and Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities Markets
July 13, 2020 IN11455
Scott, Andrew P.; Labonte, Marc

COVID-19: Potential Implications for International Security Environment—Overview of Issues and Further Reading for Congress
June 29, 2020 R46336
O’Rourke, Ronald; et al.

COVID-19: Resources for Tracking Federal Spending
June 26, 2020 IN11407
Teefy, Jennifer;Kreiser, Maria
July 07, 2020 IN11407
Teefy, Jennifer;Kreiser, Maria
July 21, 2020 IN11407
Teefy, Jennifer;Kreiser, Maria

COVID-19: Restrictions on Travelers at U.S. Land Borders
July 06, 2020 IN11308
Singer, Audrey

COVID-19: Selected Federal Resources for Businesses Seeking to Assist with Research and Manufacturing Efforts
July 01, 2020 IN11419
Kreiser, Maria

Eight titles were updated and seven new titles were added, including:

CDC Activities and Initiatives Supporting the COVID-19 Response and the President’s Plan for Opening America up Again
1v. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2020

Two titles were updated and six new titles were added, including:

Trump and Trade: Policy and Law
1v. S.I.: The Author, 2020
Malawer, Stuart S.

substantial update was made to the World Constitutions Illustrated database in the last few months to include 33 country updates and 114 new titles. This month, an additional 39 new titles were added, including:

Democracy and the Party System in the United States: A Study in Extra-Constitutional Government
1v. New York: Macmillan Company, 1910
Ostrogorski, M.

But wait, there’s more! Access the comprehensive list of all new material added and updated in the July Content Release.


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