What’s New in HeinOnline: November 2021 Content Release


It’s beginning to look a lot like new content has been added to HeinOnline! Have a holly jolly research session scouring through all of the new releases within our databases last month. It’s the gift that just keeps on giving!

Updated databases: 55
New titles: 856
New volumes: 1,391
New pages added last month: 545,037
Total pages in HeinOnline: 197,889,682

Highlights from the Past Month

We Launched a New Database Focused on the Administrative Procedure Act of 1946

HeinOnline’s newest offering, Bremer-Kovacs Collection: Historic Documents Related to the Administrative Procedure Act of 1946, is a comprehensive database designed to make the history of the Administrative Procedure Act of 1946 (APA) more accessible and understandable. Compiled by Kathryn E. Kovacs, Emily S. Bremer, and Charlotte D. Schneider, the database also contains an interactive timeline, a first for HeinOnline. Check out the webpage for all the details!

We Featured Our Indigenous Peoples of the Americas Database

November is nationally recognized as Native American Heritage Month, making it the perfect time to explore the rich legacy of America’s indigenous peoples with HeinOnline’s Indigenous Peoples of the Americas: History, Culture and Law database. Read all about this unique database with our this blog post, or watch our dedicated video.

We Dove Deeper into Our New Air and Space Law Database

With the unveiling of our new Air and Space Law database at the end of October, we took a more in-depth look at the extensive content within this new HeinOnline offering. Check out the blog post for the details.

We Announced an Update to Our World Constitutions Illustrated Database

Since our last content news update, we have updated 48 countries and added 231 new titles to the World Constitutions Illustrated database. Find out what new documents have been added to this ever-growing database by reading our blog post.

We Discussed the Unique Features of Author Profile Pages and Our Scholarly Analysis

This past September it was announced that U.S. News & World Report will not be proceeding with a scholarly impact ranking for law schools. Although U.S. News will not be releasing a ranking, we continue to be committed to quality control and preserving the integrity of our data. Visit our blog post to learn more.

We Researched the History of HBCUs

Prior to the Civil War, African Americans weren’t allowed to receive an education. The Emancipation Proclamation may have freed the enslaved according to legislation, but truly, African Americans couldn’t achieve equality without education. And that’s where HBCUs came into play. Learn more about their powerful history with this blog post.

We Honored the 100th Anniversary of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

2021 is the 100th anniversary of one of the United States’ most solemn monuments, the Tomb of the Unknown Solider at Arlington National Cemetery. The marble tomb, containing the bodies of three unidentified American soldiers, has remained continuously guarded since 1937, and serves as a poignant reminder of all those American servicemen and women who have given their lives for their country—and never returned home. Read the extraordinary story of the monument here.

We Figured Out Who SUE Really Belongs To

SUE is the name given to the largest, best-preserved, most complete Tyrannosaurus rex fossil found to date. Over 90% recovered by bulk, her skeleton looms 13 feet high and nearly 45 feet long, with a head that weighs over 600 pounds. She currently resides on exhibition at the Field Museum in Chicago. Learn more about her story with our blog post.

LibGuides Added This Month

Bremer-Kovacs Collection: Historic Documents Related to the Administrative Procedure Act of 1946

This LibGuide explains the breadth of content within the Bremer-Kovacs Collection, while exploring how to use the unique, interactive timeline feature of the database that helps users navigate and contextualize the information. Plus, learn more about the Editors’ additional bibliography and other help resources.

U.S. Statutes at Large

This LibGuide details the convenient content organization and plethora of browse options that reside within HeinOnline’s U.S. Statutes at Large database. Explore search tips, related blog posts, help resources, and so much more!

Author Profile Pages

HeinOnline’s author profile pages help to showcase, promote, and contextualize the scholarly work of individual authors. In this LibGuide, you’ll learn how to locate author profile pages, all of their handy features, how to edit an author profile page, and more.

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 eight new journals.
  • 149 hearings, 118 CRS reports, and 31 committee prints were added to the U.S. Congressional Documents database.
  • 109 titles were added to Preview of United States Supreme Court Cases.
  • Legal Classics grew by 82 titles.
  • 79 titles were added to American Enterprise Institute.
  • 39 titles were added to Spinelli’s Law Library Reference Shelf.
  • GAO Reports and Comptroller General Decisions grew by 73 titles.
  • 26 titles were added to Taxation & Economic Reform in America Parts I & II.
  • 21 titles were added to Reports of U.S. Presidential Commissions and Other Advisory Bodies.

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 November 2021 Content Release.

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