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

1. We Added the Highly Regarded  Nomos Series to HeinOnline

The NOMOS: American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy database was added to all HeinOnline Core subscriptions at no additional charge, and can be found on the welcome page or within the Law Journal Library with a two-year embargo. This robust thematic collection contains more than 60 volumes covering valuable interdisciplinary research.

2. We Showcased How to Use the Venn Diagram

With the Venn Diagram search in HeinOnline, researchers can visualize the results yield of various keywords to better refine their searches. Read through the Tip of the Week or check out this quick video tutorial.

3. We Offered Free Training on How to Utilize MyHein

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. This month, we offered a free customer training session showcasing how to use MyHein. View the recording on HeinOnline’s Youtube channel.

Be sure to register for our free training session in March, which will showcase how to research Canadian content in HeinOnline.

4. We Rediscovered Some of the Greatest Presidential Speeches in American History

Over the centuries, millions upon millions of words have been used by U.S. presidents to motivate, caution, reassure, and guide the American people. Check out the 15 Most Inspiring Presidential Speeches in American History that we found using the U.S. Presidential History Library.

5. The Session Laws Indexing Project Continues to Grow

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. Check out the current status of this project.

Update: Since this blog post, we have since completed the indexing for New Hampshire!

Major Database Updates

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

  • The Law Journal Library continues to grow with the addition of 9 new journals.
  • 411 CRS reports, 175 hearings, and 3 committee prints were added to the U.S. Congressional Documents database.
  • Preview of United States Supreme Court Cases grew by 220 titles.
  • 108 titles were added to GAO Reports and Comptroller General Decisions.
  • The Serial Set grew by the addition of more than 350 volumes and 180,000 pages.
  • 76 titles were added to Spinelli’s Law Library Reference Shelf.
  • More than 60 titles were added to the Legal Classics Library.
  • American Enterprise Institute grew by 32 titles.
  • 25 titles were added to World Constitutions Illustrated.
  • 21 titles were added to History of International Law.
  • Religion and the Law grew by 18 titles.
  • 13 titles were added to U.S. Federal Legislative History Library.

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

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.

Athens Journal of Law (AJL)

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. The editorial board of the journal selects the best of the papers presented each year, while also encouraging the independent submission of papers—in so doing, the Institute seeks to produce a top quality academic journal.

Criminal Law and Justice Weekly
Vols. 132-182 (1968-2018) All Published; Title Varies: Vols. 132-172 (1968-2008) as Justice of the Peace

Published by LexisNexis

Criminal Law and Justice Weekly (CL&J), formerly known as Justice of the Peace, is the oldest legal weekly magazine in England and Wales. It has continuously reported all aspects of the law for the magisterial and criminal courts since first published in 1837. First published by Shaw and Co., the magazine aimed to provide the legal community with a “universal medium of communication” and certainty of the speediest information relating to all subjects falling under the cognizance of its readership. Today, CL&J still reports on all matters concerning the criminal courts and the latest news for its readers. It is used by judges, justice’s clerks and executives, barristers, solicitors, police, probation, and all that work within the magistrate’s and criminal court systems.

Note: This 182-volume set is being released in phases over the next few months. Check back with us this summer to access the remainder of the archives!

Critical Historical Studies
Full Text: Vols. 1-4 (2014-2017)
Indexed: Vols. 1-7 (2014-2020)

Published by University of Chicago Press

Critical Historical Studies is an interdisciplinary journal devoted to historical reflections on politics, culture, economy, and social life. CHS features research on the implications of socio-economic transformations for cultural, political, and social change. Critical Historical Studies publishes monographic research articles, theoretical articles, review essays, and critical reflections on current cultural, political, and scholarly issues. The journal aims to foster interdisciplinary exchange among scholars across the entire range of the social sciences and humanities, and publishes work on all historical eras and regions of the world.

Debreceni Jogi Muhely / Legal Workshop of Debrecen

Published by University of Debrecen

Debreceni Jogi Muhey (Legal Workshop of Debrecen) intends to share new discoveries in all areas of jurisprudence to an audience both in Hungary and abroad. The journal is peer-edited by professors of the University of Debrecen, one of the largest institutions of higher education in Hungary today, and published four times a year.

Indian Learning
Vol. 1 (2020-2021)

Published by Indian Society of Artificial Intelligence and Law

Indian Learning is a special magazine that features efforts to encourage articles and other pieces in the field of artificial intelligence, business ethics, law, and technology as a whole. The journal publishes position statements, general updates, and further developments that are connected with the ecosystem of artificial intelligence ethics. Indian Learning publishes two issues per year from the Indian Society of Artificial Intelligence and Law, the only society in India which focuses entirely on the incorporation of artificial intelligence into the field of law.

Journal of Territorial and Maritime Studies (JTMS)
Vols. 1-8#1 (2014-2021)

Published by McFarland & Company

Journal of Territorial and Maritime Studies is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal that examines global territorial and maritime issues from a range of fields, including geography, history, political science, international law, regional studies, and peace studies. The publication provides an academic medium for the advancement and dissemination of research results in the field of history, international law, international relations, and peace studies. The journal covers all continental areas across the world, and it discusses any territorial and maritime subjects through various research methods from different perspectives—both practical and theoretical.

NAELA Journal
Vols. 1-16 (2005-2020)

Published by National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

NAELA Journal is published twice a year electronically and in print at the end of each year. NAELA publishes substantive articles covering a wide range of elder law and special needs planning topics from Medicaid to mental health law, as well as case notes of significant state or federal cases of importance to attorneys practicing elder law and special needs planning. Journal articles often stem from presentations at conferences, as well as substantive briefs on issues being litigated in trial courts or on appeal.

Nuclear Law Bulletin
Vols. 1-104 (1968-2020)

Published by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA)

The Nuclear Law Bulletin is a unique international publication for both professionals and academics in the field of nuclear law. It provides authoritative and comprehensive information on nuclear law developments. Published twice a year in both English and French, it features topical articles written by renowned legal experts, covers nuclear legislative developments worldwide and reports on relevant case law, bilateral and international agreements, and regulatory activities of international organizations.

Probation Journal
Full Text: Vols. 1-64 (1929-2016) Title Varies: Vols. 1-20 (1929-1973) as Probation
Indexed: Vols. 1-67 (1929-2020)

Published by Sage Publications

Probation Journal was established in 1929 and now provides a national and international forum for sharing good practice, disseminating criminal justice research, and developing debate about the theory and practice of work with offenders. The journal is read in 25 countries, and has gained a reputation for publishing material which is both of a high quality and accessible to a wide readership.

Probation Journal is published in association with Napo, the trade union and professional association for family court and probation staff and represents commitment to high standards of professionalism within the National Probation Service and wider Community and Criminal Justice Sector. Editorial decisions, however, are completely independent and the journal’s contents do not necessarily represent Napo policy.

13 new titles were added, including:

Great Sioux Nation: A Complete History of Indian Life and Warfare in America
Hans, Fred M.

History of the New York Iroquois, Now Commonly Called the Six Nations
1v. Albany: New York State Education Department, 1905
Beauchamp, William M.

What the White Race May Learn from the Indian
James, George Wharton

One title was updated and three titles were added, including:

Pittsburgh Pirates
Lieb, Frederick G.

14 new titles were added, including:

American Relations in the Caribbean: A Preliminary Issue of Section I of the Annual Survey of American Foreign Relations, 1929
1v. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1929
Howland, Charles P.

Economics of Freedom: The Progress and Future of Aid to Europe
1v. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1950
Ellis, Howard S.

Expansionists of 1898: The Acquisition of Hawaii and the Spanish Islands
1v. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1936
Pratt, Julius W.

Schuman Plan: A Study in Economic Cooperation, 1950-1959
1v. New York: Published for the Council on Foreign Relations 1959
Diebold, William Jr.

United States as a World Power (reprint)
1v. New York: Macmillan Company, 1910
Coolidge, Archibald Cary

United States Foreign Policy: Its Organization and Control
1v. New York: Columbia University Press, 1952

21 new titles were added, including:

Economic Aspects of the War: Neutral Rights, Belligerent Claims and American Commerce in the Years 1914-1915
Clapp, Edwin J.

Geography of the Peace
Spykman, Nicholas John; Nicholl, Helen R., Editor

Newer Ideals of Peace
Addams, Jane

Spanish-American War
Alger, R. A.

Why We Went to War
Baker, Newton D.

65 new titles were added, including:

City Government in the United States
1v. New York: Century Co., 1918
Goodnow, Frank J.

Discourse concerning Treasons, and Bills of Attainder (2nd ed.)
1v. London: Printed for J. Roberts, 1717

Liquor Problem: A Summary of Investigations Conducted by the Committee of Fifty, 1893-1903
1v. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1905
Billings, John S.; et al.

Manual of Elementary Practice: Being Practical Suggestions on the Beginnings of Legal Practice
1v. Indianapolis: Bowen-Merrill Company, 1897
Munson, C. La Rue

Natural Rights: A Criticism of Some Political and Ethical Conceptions
1v. London: George Allen & Unwin, 1895
Ritchie, David G.

Philosophy of Criminal Law
1v. Philadelphia: Kay & Brother, 1880
Wharton, Francis

Prerogativa Regis: Tertia Lectura Roberti Constable de Lyncolnis Inne Anno 11 H. 7
1v. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1949
Thorne, Samuel E., Editor

Treatise on the Law and Practice of Bankruptcy: Under the Act of Congress of 1898, and Its Amendments (4th ed.)
1v. Kansas City, MO.: Vernon Law Book Company, 1926
Black, Henry Campbell

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

Discovery, Conquest, and Early History of the Philippine Islands
1v. Cleveland, Ohio: Arthur H. Clark Company, 1907
Bourne, Edward Gaylord

18 new titles were added, including:

Science and Religion: A Symposium
1v. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1931

Southern Quakers and Slavery: A Study in Institutional History
1v. New York: Bergman Publishers, 1968
Weeks, Stephen B.

One title was updated and 76 new titles were added, including:

Bibliography of Oliver Cromwell: A List of Printed Materials Relating to Oliver Cromwell, Together with a List of Portraits and Caricatures
1v. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1929
Abbott, Wilbur Cortez

History of the Library of Congress
1v. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1904
Johnston, William Dawson

John Brown, 1800-1859: A Biography Fifty Years after
1v. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1911
Villard, Oswald Garrison

Lawyer in Petticoats
1v. New York: Vantage Press, Inc., 1953
Farrow, Tiera

Life and Writings of Hugh Henry Brackenridge
1v. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1932
Newlin, Claude Milton

Life of William H. Seward
2v. New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1900
Bancroft, Frederic

One title was updated and 16 new titles were added, including:

Documentary History of American Industrial Society
10v. New York: Russell & Russell, 1958
Commons, John R.; et al., Editors

Economic Indicators

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

  • 18 new congressional documents
  • 175 new congressional hearings
  • 411 new Congressional Research Service (CRS) reports
  • 3 new committee prints

Here are some notable titles:

Congressional Documents:

Political Register and Congressional Directory: A Statistical Record of the Federal Officials, Legislative, Executive, and Judicial, of the United States of America, 1776-1878
1v. Boston: Houghton, Osgood and Company, 1878
Poore, Ben Perley, Compiler


2020 Election Security-Perspectives from Voting System Vendors and Experts: Hearing before the Committee on House Administration, House of Representatives, One Hundred-Sixteenth Congress, Second Session
Washington : U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 2020

Data for Decision-Making: Responsible Management of Data during COVID-19 and beyond: Hearing before the Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred-Sixteenth Congress, Second Session
Washington : U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 2021

Unemployment Pandemic: Addressing America’s Job Crisis: Hearing before the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred-Sixteenth Congress, Second Session
Washington : U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 2020

Committee Prints:

1v. U.S. Government Publishing Office, 2020

CRS Reports:

COVID-19 Relief Assistance to Small Businesses: Issues and Policy Options (R46284)
January 15, 2021
Dilger, Robert Jay; et al.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements: Potential Constraints on Employer Mandates Under Federal Law (LSB10573)
February 10, 2021
Anderson, April J.; Killion, Victoria L.

19 new titles were added, including:

China: A History of the Laws, Manners and Customs of the People
2v. London: Macmillan and Co., 1878
Gray, John Henry; Gregor, William Gow, Editor

Philippines: The First Civil Governor
1v. New York: Outlook Company, 1902
Roosevelt, Theodore; Taft, William H.

Recollections of Alexis de Tocqueville
1v. London: H. Henry & Co., 1896
de Tocqueville, Alexis; de Tocqueville, Comte

Rise and Splendour of the Chinese Empire
Grousset, Rene

Struggle for American Independence
2v. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1908
Fisher, Sydney George

Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft
39v. San Francisco: A. L. Bancroft & Company, 1882-1890
Bancroft, Hubert Howe

But wait, there’s more! Access the comprehensive list of all new material added and updated in the February 2021 Content Release.

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