What’s New in HeinOnline: April 2021 Content Release

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

You know what they say: April showers bring May flowers. HeinOnline is blooming with new content and we’re just warming up. Let’s spring into today’s blog post and check out the newest enhancements, features, and content we’ve released this past month.


Updated databases: 61

New titles: 1,107

New volumes: 1,972

New pages added last month: 621,392

Total pages in HeinOnline: 193,944,534

Highlights from the Past Month

1. New Intuitive One-Box Searching Available

At HeinOnline, we strive to ensure simplicity and usability in our features. To that end, searching in HeinOnline just received a long-awaited facelift. Now, instead of selecting a tab to search a specific type of data, do it all from an intuitive new one-box search (and rest assured, this interface update retains all previous searching functionality!) Check out this quick video tutorial or learn how to use one-box searching in this blog post.

2. We Released Eight Volumes on Justice Brett Kavanagh’s Nomination Hearings

We included a major update to The Supreme Court of the United States: Hearings and Reports on Successful and Unsuccessful Nominations of Supreme Court Justices by the Senate Judiciary Committee in the History of Supreme Court Nominations database, including eight volumes dedicated to Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination hearings. Stay tuned for a more in-depth look at Justice Kavanagh in an upcoming blog post.

3. We Explored President Biden’s New Supreme Court Commission

President Biden recently issued an executive order creating a bipartisan commission of 36 experts to study structural changes to the Supreme Court. We took a deeper look at this new panel and linked users to their author profile pages so they can peruse the panel members’ scholarly works.

4. We Integrated with Google to Bring You Seamless Access to Your MyHein Account

Users can now link their Google and MyHein accounts, allowing Google to instantly log you into MyHein as soon as you start your research. Never interrupt your research flow again! Learn how to link your MyHein and Google accounts in this blog post.

5. Citation Formats and Access Links Are Now Included When Emailing PDFs

Thanks to a customer suggestion from Elisabeth Oliu of Middlesex County College Library, we have included new features when emailing a PDF to a friend or colleague. Users can select a citation format to send within the email, which also now includes a permalink and proxy permalink (if an account has branding set up) to the document. Check out this quick video tutorial or learn how to email a PDF link in our dedicated blog post.

6. We Showcased How to Use the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Locator Tools

HeinOnline’s coverage of the CFR is comprehensive, containing all volumes dating back to its inception in 1938. It is indexed to the year, title, and part level, making content more discoverable. Watch this quick video tutorial or learn how to use the CFR locator tools in this blog post.

7. We’re Still Expanding the U.S. Congressional Serial Set

Since its initial release in October 2018, more than 7.6 million pages and 10,000 volumes have been added to the Serial Set in HeinOnline. In the past month alone, the Serial Set grew by nearly 250 volumes and 172,000 pages. Check out this month’s Secrets of the Serial Set—a look back on the disastrous sinking of the RMS Titanic.

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.
  • 290 hearings, 164 CRS reports, and 65 committee prints were added to the U.S. Congressional Documents database.
  • The Serial Set grew by the addition of nearly 250 volumes and 172,000 pages.
  • Legal Classics grew by 119 titles.
  • 103 titles were added to GAO Reports and Comptroller General Decisions.
  • Preview of United States Supreme Court Cases grew by 76 titles.
  • Taxation & Economic Reform in America Parts I & II grew by 40 titles.
  • 38 titles were added to Spinelli’s Law Library Reference Shelf.
  • 31 titles were added to New York Legal Research Library.
  • COVID-19: Pandemics Past and Present grew by 17 titles.

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

With the April content release, we added 9 new journals, all of which are active serials.



Published by Analele Universității din București

AUBD – Legal Forum aims to offer professors, Master students, and PhD students in the field of law (in both Romania and abroad) the opportunity to discuss their ideas, opinions, and proposals regarding current and interesting issues.  This journal’s intended audience consists of professors, scholars, and legal practitioners with an interest in law-related topics. Utilizing a double-blind peer review system, the journal is edited by an Editorial Board formed by the Faculty of Law at Bucharest University.


Vols. 1-25 (1992-2020)

Published by University of Bialystok, Faculty of Law

Bialostockie Studia Prawnicze / Bialystok Legal Studies (BSP)is a journal published under the auspices of the Faculty of Law, University of Bialystok, Poland. Each volume is dedicated to one specific theme, while all articles primarily address traditional questions of legal interest. The scope of the journal includes all branches of law—civil, criminal, administrative, constitutional, corporate, international, and European, as well as legal theory. In addition to research articles, BSP publishes book reviews and commentaries, and languages throughout the publication include but are not limited to: Polish; English; French; Spanish; German; and Russian. Authors include both established and early-career legal scholars and practitioners, and their publications are aimed toward theoreticians and practitioners of law at various stages of their careers.


Vols. 1-10#1 (2011-2020)

Published by Chicago-Kent College of Law

Beginning its publication in 2010, the Chicago-Kent Journal of Environmental and Energy Law (JEEL) has been Chicago’s only environmental-specific law journal and has remained the longest-running environmental journal in the Midwest. JEEL is an entirely student-run publication seeking to provide a forum for professors, attorneys, and students to engage in a dialogue about environmental law and policy issues on a global, national, and local level.


Vol. 1#1 (2020)

Published by University of Central Lancashire Cyprus, School of Law

The international Interdisciplinary Journal of Populism is a bi-annual, peer-reviewed journal on the study of populism and its manifestations. Populism is a topic currently under consideration by academics, civil society, stakeholders, and the general public; however, academics are not in agreement when it comes to defining, identifying, and conceptualizing the term, its manifestations, and its relationship with liberal democracies. This journal, of relevance to academics, practitioners, policymakers, and civil society, seeks to fill the current scientific gap by heightening academic awareness, interaction, and discussion on the topic around the world and through a variety of disciplines.


Full Text: Vols. 1-61 (1957-2017) Title Varies: Vols. 1-4 (1957-1960) as APTO: Journal of the Association for Psychiatric Treatment of Offenders; Vols. 5-10 (1961-1966) as International Journal of Offender Therapy
Indexed: Vols. 1-65#3 (1957-2021)

Published by Sage Publications

For more than five decades, the International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology (IJO), peer-reviewed and published monthly, has provided challenging research on a variety of topics to therapists, counselors, researchers, forensic psychologists and psychiatrists, criminologists, and policymakers. Research topics include violent crime, sexual offending, domestic violence, juvenile delinquency, criminal profiling, and risk assessment. In this journal, there is an emphasis on the treatment of the offender, both as it relates to theory and for clinical practice.


Vol. 1 (2019)

Published by Clarus Press

The Irish Supreme Court Review is published annually by Clarus Press on behalf of the School of Law, Trinity College, Dublin. It is a peer-reviewed legal journal, publishing articles that consider major themes in the work of the Court and its leading cases in the previous legal year. Articles are drawn from papers presented at the annual Conference of the Irish Supreme Court Review, including keynote contributions reflecting on the role of the Supreme Court, especially as it debates matters with other international and apex courts.


Vols. 1-15 (2006-2020) Title Varies: Vols. 1-6 (2006-2011) as Western Balkans Security Observer

Published by University of Belgrade, Faculty of Political Science

The Journal of Regional Security (JRS) is a peer-reviewed publication specializing in the field of regional security studies. Published by the Belgrade Centre for Security Policy and University of Belgrade (Faculty of Political Science), subject areas include: security communities; regional security complexes; regional security sector reform and governance; security regimes; security information; region-building; and comparative regional security research. JRS is intended for international security scholars and policymakers from South East Europe, but also from other established or emerging regions of the world.


Full Text: Vols. 1-162 (1857-2019); Title Varies: Vols. 1-50 (1857-1906) as Solicitors’ Journal and Reporter; Vols. 51-71 (1906-1927) as Solicitors’ Journal and Weekly Reporter
Indexed: Vols. 1-164#1 (1857-2021)

Published by International In-House Counsel Journal Limited

Since its launch in 1856, Solicitors’ Journal has been a reliable and trusted source of information for thousands of legal professionals, dedicated to analyzing the latest legal developments and assessing their impact. With no political or industry bias, the journal ensures that its readers receive the information necessary to develop their own opinions and draw their own conclusions.


Vol. 1 (2020)

Published by University of Windsor

The Third World Approaches to International Law Review (TWAILR) constitutes a movement that includes scholars and professionals of international law and politics that deal with issues related to the “Global South” in its broad conception. Interventions made from a TWAIL perspective share common themes, such as unraveling and deconstructing the colonial legacies of international law; engaging in efforts to support the decolonization of the realities experienced by these peoples; and the radical rupture or transformation of the international order that governs their lives.

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

Our Wild Indians: Thirty-Three Years’ Personal Experience among the Red Men of the Great West
1v. Hartford, CT: A. D. Worthington and Co., 1882
Dodge, Richard Irving

Six new titles were added, including:

Animals: Selected from Life Histories of Northern Animals
1v. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co., 1926
Seton, Ernest Thompson

3,991 articles were added with the addition of issues 2020:02 and 2020:03.
119 new titles were added, including:

Basic History of the U.S. Supreme Court
1v. Princeton, N.J.: Van Nostrand, 1968.
Schwartz, Bernard

Fate of Man: An Unemotional Statement of the Things That Are Happening to Him Now, and of the Immediate Possibilities Confronting Him
1v. New York: Alliance Book Corporation, 1939
Wells, H. G.

Nine new titles were added, including:

Legacy of India
1v. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1937
Garratt, G. T., Editor

Pope’s Plan for Social Reconstruction: A Commentary on the Social Encyclicals of Pius XI
1v. New York: Devin-Adair Co., 1939
Bruehl, Charles Paul

38 new titles were added, including:

Bibliography of Minnesota Territorial Documents
1v. St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society, 1936
Jerabek, Esther

Book in America: A History of the Making, the Selling, and the Collecting of Books in the United States
1v. New York: R. R. Bowker Company, 1939
Lehmann-Haupt, Hellmut

Lee after the War
1v. New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1963
Fishwick, Marshall W.

One title was updated and 40 new titles were added, including:

Legislative History of Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989: P.L. 101-73, 103 Stat. 183
19v. Washington, D.C.: Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue, 1989

Six titles were updated and nine new titles were added, including:

United States Department of Housing and Urban Development Administrative Decisions
14v. United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, 1989-2020

Three new titles were added:

Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy
1v. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co., 1961
Thayer, Mary Van Rensselaer

John Tyler: Champion of the Old South
1v. New York: D. Appleton- Century Company, 1939
Chitwood, Oliver Perry

Torch Is Passed: The Associated Press Story of the Death of a President
1v. [s.l.]: [s.n.], 1963

10 new titles were added, including:

Famous Women as Described by Famous Writers
1v. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1904
Singleton, Esther, Editor, Translator

19 new titles were added, including:

Life of Napoleon Bonaparte
4v. New York: Century Co., 1896
Sloane, William Milligan

Two new titles were added, including:

Five Years of My Life, 1894-1899
1v. New York: McClure, Phillips & Co., 1901
Dreyfus, Alfred

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

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