It’s that time of the year again! Fall is around the corner, pumpkin lattes have made an early comeback, and everyone is returning to school. We’re here for all your back-to-school needs and we’re delighted to share our content news with you. Let’s dive right in and see what we’ve been up to for the past month.
AUGUST 2021 CONTENT RELEASE SUMMARY
Updated databases: 62
New titles: 1,463
New volumes: 2,092
New pages added last month: 431,862
Total pages in HeinOnline: 196,323,725
Highlights from the Past Month
We Unveiled Our Newest Feature, PathFinder
At the core of PathFinder is a multi-level subject taxonomy organized from the ground up based on our initial list of 1,500 “topics.” Now called Subjects, these granular research concepts have been categorized into increasingly broad levels. Learn more in this blog post and watch this short tutorial to see how it works.
We Expanded Our Social Justice Suite to Include Open Society Justice Initiative
To honor our core value of corporate citizenship, we now offer our newest database, Open Society Justice Initiative, a collection of materials free of charge to core American and international subscribers, and to the libraries of any other interested organizations or institutions. Learn more in this blog post or watch this short video to learn about the Social Justice Suite.
We Introduced You to Our Support Team
We have a Support Team of fast, dependable, and reliable individuals who are dedicated to providing high-quality care and support for our customers. In this blog post, we introduce you to our team members, so you can get to know them a little better. Spoiler alert: they love animals!
We Researched Early 19th Century British Family Law (and Bridgerton)
Just as the first season of Bridgerton focuses on eldest daughter Daphne coming out into society (a.k.a. announcing to eligible bachelors and their families that she is ready for marriage), so too will this post focus on how society’s rules and laws around marriage affected women.
We Covered All the Basics of Searching in HeinOnline
Whether you are new to HeinOnline or a regular user who needs to brush up on their skills, this blog covers the basics of searching. We take a look at how to search from the welcome page, or from within a specific collection, while introducing some basic syntax options. Watch this short tutorial to see searching in action!
We Showed Users How to Locate Presidential Commission Reports
For at least the past one hundred and thirty years or so, U.S. presidents have established commissions—also called committees, boards, blue ribbon panels, or task forces—to advise them on particular problems or issues. In this blog post, we showcase how to use the Reports of U.S. Presidential Commissions database to locate commission reports.
We Expanded the U.S. Congressional Serial Set
Since its initial release in October 2018, more than 8.3 million pages and more than 11,000 volumes have been added to the Serial Set in HeinOnline. In the past month alone, the Serial Set grew by nearly 50 volumes and 15,000 pages. Check out this month’s Secrets of the Serial Set—an exploration of the history behind Yellowstone National Park.
Knowledge Base Articles Added This Month
Did you know each month we update our Knowledge Base to bring you tips and tricks, FAQs, and relevant training videos? Check out our newest articles below.
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 six new journals.
- Nearly 200 volumes were added to Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science!
- 267 hearings, 284 CRS reports, and 59 committee prints were added to the U.S. Congressional Documents database.
- 147 titles were added to Preview of United States Supreme Court Cases.
- More than 100 titles were added to GAO Reports and Comptroller General Decisions
- Legal Classics grew by 70 titles.
- Brennan Center for Justice Publications at NYU School of Lawgrew by nearly 50 titles
- 45 titles were added to American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
- 28 titles were added to Taxation & Economic Reform in America Parts I and II.
That’s not all! Expand each collection below to discover additional updates, along with our favorite titles from each addition.
But wait, there’s more! Access the comprehensive list of all new material added and updated in the August 2021 Content Release.