What’s New in HeinOnline: August 2021 Content Release

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

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.


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 Law grew 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.


Published by Romanian Institute for Human Rights (RIHR)

Drepturile Omului / Human Rights Journal is a biannual scientific journal that aims to publish studies, research, and articles in the fields of human rights and fundamental rights and freedoms, as well as articles presenting and interpreting national, regional or international regulations. It also includes analyses of case law of the European Court of Human Rights and the Court of Justice of the European Union. Research and analyses are presented by experts and representatives of academia that tackle fundamental human rights issues, focusing on the relationship between rights and principles, rules and standards of international institutions and mechanisms, or various terminological, conceptual and methodological aspects from this field of research.


Published by Tinatin Tsereteli Institute of State and Law

This is a periodical published by German and Georgian scholars with the aim of dealing with current problems of Georgian law in a comparative legal sense. The German-Georgian Journal of Comparative Law is a forum for teaching and science, in which, in addition to traditional rubrics, special sections are devoted to the solution of cases and the case notes. The magazine appears monthly in both German and Georgian languages.


Vols. 1-7 (2008-2020)
Published by Gujarat National Law University

Started in 2008 as the flagship journal of Gujarat National Law University, the GNLU Law Review is a biannual, peer-reviewed journal, designed as vehicle for promoting multifarious contemporary legal research. It was envisioned to address the need for broadening the platform for academicians, professionals, researchers, and students, where knowledge and scholarship of new and innovative ideas in legal and associated disciplines could be exchanged and disseminated.


Vols. 1-17 (1989-2020)
Published by Academia Puertorriquena de Jurisprudencia y Legislacion

The Puerto Rican Academy of Jurisprudence and Legislation, corresponding to the Royal Academy of Jurisprudence and Legislation of Spain, aims to promote research and practice of law and its auxiliary sciences, and must also contribute to the reforms and progress of Puerto Rican legislation.


Published by Research Society of International Law

RSIL Law Review was formed in 1993 in Pakistan under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 and today is the largest legal think-tank in Pakistan. The Society’s highly qualified research staff, based in offices in Islamabad and Lahore, possess a broad spectrum of specializations in both international and domestic law. This enables the organization to undertake ground-breaking research aimed at innovative yet contextualized legal solutions for Pakistan.


Published by All-Ukrainian Public Organization Ukrainian Association of International Law

Founded in 1992, the Ukrainian Journal of International Law is published quarterly and covers current issues of international legal theory and practice. Other issues, relevant to Ukrainian and foreign law and law enforcement events may be covered in special issues of the Journal. The Journal deals with the current state of science and practice of international law in Ukraine, foreign policy of the state, and all aspects of the domestic life pertaining to international relations and law, including current aspects of the state of the world community.

45 new titles were added, including:

Affirmative Action Reconsidered: Was It Necessary in Academia?
1v. Washington, D.C.: American Enterprise Institute, 1975
Sowell, Thomas

Asian Neutralism and U.S. Policy
1v. Washington, D.C.: American Enterprise Institute, 1975
Simon, Sheldon W.

China’s Scientific Policies: Implications for International Cooperation
1v. Washington, D.C.: American Enterprise Institute, 1976
Ridley, Charles P.

Dilemma of Israel
1v. Washington, D.C.: American Enterprise Institute, 1970
Ellis, Harry B.

Dismantling the Parties: Reflections on Party Reform and Party Decomposition
1v. Washington, D.C.: American Enterprise Institute, 1978
Kirkpatrick, Jeane Jordan

Economics of the Davis-Bacon Act: An Analysis of Prevailing-Wage Laws
1v. Washington, D.C.: American Enterprise Institute, 1980
Gould, John P.; Bittlingmayer, George

Federal Antitrust Laws (3rd rev. ed.)
1v. Washington, D.C.: American Enterprise Institute, 1975
Van Cise, Jerrold G.

Federal Milk Marketing Orders and Price Supports
1v. Washington, D.C.: American Enterprise Institute, 1977
MacAvoy, Paul W., Editor

Federalization of Presidential Primaries
1v. Washington, D.C.: American Enterprise Institute, 1978
Ranney, Austin

Implications of the 1976 Arab-Israeli Military Status
1v. Washington, D.C.: American Enterprise Institute, 1976
Pranger, Robert J.; Tahtinen, Dale R.

Italy at the Polls, 1979: A Study of the Parliamentary Elections
1v. Washington, D.C.: American Enterprise Institute, 1981
Penniman, Howard R., Editor

Legislative Veto: Unseparating the Powers
1v. Washington, D.C.: American Enterprise Institute, 1977
Bolton, John R.

Lobbying: A Constitutionally Protected Right
1v. Washington, D.C.: American Enterprise Institute, 1977
Eastman, Hope

Market Concentration Doctrine: An Examination of Evidence and a Discussion of Policy
1v. Washington, D.C.: American Enterprise Institute, 1973
Demsetz, Harold

Mutual and Balanced Force Reduction: Issues and Prospects
1v. Washington, D.C.: American Enterprise Institute, 1978
Prendergast, William B.

Regulation and Drug Development
1v. Washington, D.C.: American Enterprise Institute, 1975
Wardell, William M.; Lasagna, Louis

Treatise on Markets: Spot, Futures, and Options
1v. Washington, D.C.: American Enterprise Institute, 1979
Burns, Joseph M.

Value Added Tax: Two Views
1v. Washington, D.C.: American Enterprise Institute, 1972
McLure, Charles E. Jr.; Ture, Norman B.

Workers and Their Wages: Changing Patterns in the United States
1v. Washington, D.C.: American Enterprise Institute, 1991
Kosters, Marvin H., Editor

World Food Problems and Prospects
1v. Washington, D.C.: American Enterprise Institute, 1975
Johnson, D. Gale

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

American Race Problem: A Study of the Negro
Reuter, Edward Byron; Eldridge, Seba, Editor

Christianizing the Social Order
1v. New York: Macmillan Company, 1912
Rauschenbusch, Walter

South in American History
1v. New York: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1943
Hesseltine, William B.

Two titles were updated, and 10 new titles were added, including:

America and the New Poland
1v. New York: Macmillan Company, 1928
Fisher, H. H.; Brooks, Sidney

Canada and the United States: Some Aspects of the History of the Republic and the Dominion
1v. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1929
Keenleyside, Hugh Ll.

12 new titles were added, including:

American Experiences in Military Government in World War II
1v. New York: Rinehart & Company, Inc., 1948
Friedrich, Carl J.

Great War (4th ed., rev.)
5v. Philadelphia: George Barrie’s Sons, 1915-1921
Allen, George H.; et al.

Negotiating with the Russians
1v. [s.n.]: World Peace Foundation, 1951
Dennett, Raymond; Johnson, Joseph E., Editors

70 titles were added, including:

American Admiralty: Its Jurisdiction and Practice, with Practical Forms and Directions (new and enl. ed.)
1v. New York: Banks and Brothers, 1870
Benedict, Erastus C.

American Colonial Government, 1696-1765: A Study of the British Board of Trade in Its Relation to the American Colonies, Political, Industrial, Administrative
1v. Cleveland, Ohio: Arthur H. Clark Company, 1912
Dickerson, Oliver Morton

American Philosophy of Equality
1v. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1927
Smith, T. V.

American Transportation Problem
1v. Washington D.C.: Brookings Institution, 1933
Moulton, Harold G.

Compend of Lectures on the Aims and Duties of the Profession of Law
Sharswood, George

Law and Morals (2nd ed.)
1v. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1926
Pound, Roscoe

Law of Landlord and Tenant; to Which Is Added, an Appendix of Precedents (1st American, from the 4th London ed.)
1v. New York: Robert M’Dermut and D. D. Arden, 1816
Woodfall, William

Louisiana Purchase and the Exploration, Early History and Building of the West
1v. Boston: Ginn & Company, Publishers, 1903
Hitchcock, Ripley

National Documents: State Papers So Arranged as to Illustrate the Growth of Our Country from 1606 to the Present Day
1v. New York: Unit Book Publishing Co., 1904

Political Essays
1v. London: Macmillan and Co., 1873
Cairnes, J. E.

Power of Ideals in American History
1v. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1913
Adams, Ephraim Douglass

Practical Treatise of the Law of Evidence (8th American from the 4th London ed.)
Starkie, Thomas; et al.

Psychiatry in Military Law
1v. Washington: U.S. G.P.O., 1953

Sources of the Law of England: An Historical Introduction to the Study of English Law
1v. Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1888
Brunner, H.

Transactional Guide to the Uniform Commercial Code
2v. Pennsylvania: ALI-ABA, 1964
Hawkland, William D.; Klaus, William R.

United States since 1865
1v. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959
Dulles, Foster Rhea

26 titles were added, including:

Code of Public Instruction of the State of New York: Containing the Laws and Decisions Relating to Common Schools, with Comments and Instructions
1v. Albany: Weed, Parsons and Company, Publishers, 1887
Kirk, James E.; Draper, Andrew S., Editors

9 titles were added, including:

Evolution of Ethics: As Revealed in the Great Religions
1v. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1927
Sneath, E. Hershey, Editor

Origins of the Synagogue and the Church
1v. New York: Macmillan Company, 1929
Kohler, Kaufmann; Enelow, H. G., Editor

Politics and Religion in Sixteenth-Century France: A Study of the Career of Henry of Montmorency-Damville, Uncrowned King of the South
1v. Boston: Ginn and Company, 1927
Palm, Franklin Charles

Two titles were updated, and 10 titles were added, including:

Giants of Justice
1v. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1960
Vorspan, Albert

Jefferson Davis: His Rise and Fall, a Biographical Narrative
1v. New York: Minton, Balch & Company, 1929
Tate, Allen

Rebel at Large: Recollections of Fifty Crowded Years
1v. New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1947
Creel, George

Ulysses S. Grant, Politician
1v. New York: Frederick Ungar Publishing Co., 1957
Hesseltine, William B.

Two titles were updated, and 28 titles were added, including:

Legislative History of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Improvement Act of 1991: P.L. 102-242: 105 Stat. 2236: December 19, 1991
1-25v. Washington, D.C.: Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue, 1991

Work of the Stock Exchange (Rev. ed.)
1v. New York: Ronald Press Co., 1930
Meeker, J. Edward

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

  • 267 new congressional hearings
  • 284 new Congressional Research Service (CRS) reports
  • 59 new committee prints
  • 30 new congressional documents

Here are some notable titles:

Congressional Hearings

Briefing on Vietnam: Hearings before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, Ninety-First Congress, First Session
1v. Washington: U.S. G.P.O., 1969

Examining the Covid-19 Response in Native Communities: Native Health Systems One Year Later: Hearing Before the Committee on Indian Affairs, U.S. Senate, One Hundred Seventeenth Congress, First Session
1v. Washington: U.S. G.P.O., 2021

H.R. 5, the Equality Act: Hearing Before the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixteenth Congress, First Session
1v. Washington: U.S. G.P.O., 2019

Congressional Research Service Reports

Asylum Eligibility for Applicants Fleeing Gang and Domestic Violence: Recent Developments (LSB10617)
August 6, 2021
Smith, Hillel R.

Behavioral Health during the Covid-19 Pandemic: Overview and Issues for Congress (R46831)
July 2, 2021
Duff, Johnathan H.; et al.

Biden Administration’s Immigration Enforcement Priorities: Background and Legal Considerations (LSB10578)
August 4, 2021
Smith, Hillel R.

CDC’s Federal Eviction Moratorium (IN11673)
August 10, 2021
McCarty, Maggie; et al.

COVID-19 Vaccination: Selected U.S. Data Sources (IN11595)
July 29, 2021
Cornell, Ada S.; Napili, Angela

Global COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution (IF11796)
August 5, 2021
Tharakan, Sara M.; Salaam-Blyther, Tiaji

Committee Prints

Patterns of Incidence of Certain Diseases throughout the World: Opportunities for Research through Epidemiology, Prepared for the Committee on Government Operations, United States Senate, and Its Subcommittee on Reorganization and International Organizations
1v. Washington: U.S. G.P.O., 1959

World Conference of the International Women’s Year: Report to the Committee on Government Operations, United States Senate
1v. Washington: U.S. G.P.O., 1975

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

“That Man” in the White House: You and Your President
Kingdon, Frank

21 titles were added, including:

Austria: Its Rise and Present Power
1v. New York: Peter Fenelon Collier, 1898
Abbott, John S. C.

Cuba and International Relations: A Historical Study in American Diplomacy
1v. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1899
Callahan, James Morton

Edmund Burke’s Speech on Conciliation with the American Colonies, Delivered in the House of Commons, March 22, 1775
1v. New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1900
Burke, Edmund; Crane, William l., Editor

French Revolution: A History
1v. New York: Modern Library, 1930
Carlyle, Thomas

Institutes of Vishnu
1v. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1880
Jolly, Julius

Ireland’s Fight for Freedom: Setting Forth the High Lights of Irish History
1v. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1919
Creel, George

My Autobiography
1v. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1928
Mussolini, Benito

Outline History of China: With a Thorough Account of the Republican Era Interpreted in Its Historical Perspective
1v. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1926
Gowen, Herbert H.; Hall, Josef Washington

Talleyrand: Training of a Statesman, 1754-1838
1v. New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1927
Dodd, Anna Bowman

Texas and the Texans; or, Advance of the Anglo-Americans to the South-West: Including a History of Leading Events in Mexico, from the Conquest by Fernando Cortes to the Termination of the Texan Revolution
2v. Philadelphia: Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co., 1841
Foote, Henry Stuart

1v. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1927
Toynbee, Arnold J.; Kirkwood, Kenneth P.

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

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