All About President Biden’s New Supreme Court Commission

Author Profile Pages, Current Events, Exploring HeinOnline, Political Science, Reports of U.S. Presidential Commissions, U.S. Supreme Court
Lauren Mattiuzzo

President Joe Biden recently issued an executive order creating a bipartisan commission of 36 experts to study structural changes to the Supreme Court. The commission is comprised of legal scholars, former federal judges and practicing lawyers, and others with expertise in constitutional law, history, and political science. The panel has 180 days to complete a report on measures to improve the federal judiciary, including increasing the number of justices and term limits. In his order, Biden instructed the commission to hold public hearings on the issue and to accept testimony and submissions from other legal experts, organizations and members of the public who want to weigh in…

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MyHein: A Staple for HeinOnline Researchers

Author Profile Pages, Current Index to Legal Periodicals (CILP), Exploring HeinOnline, MyHein, Training
Lauren Mattiuzzo

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A Power Researcher’s Best Friend

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. Throughout the years we have enhanced this tool time and time again to make your research experience a breeze. Let’s take a quick look at the various features this tool offers.

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New Case Citation Alert for Authors!

Author Profile Pages, Customer Suggestion, MyHein, New Features, What's New
Lauren Mattiuzzo

We’re back with some exciting news about a new update to author profile pages. Thanks to a suggestion from Corinne Jacox of Creighton University, users can now receive email alerts when an author has been cited by a case that has been added to HeinOnline. Authors and librarians alike will love this new feature! With the implementation of this feature, users that currently receive Article Citation Alerts will now receive Case Citation Alerts by default, but may manage their alert preferences within MyHein at any time. The Case Citation Alert will need to be manually selected for all new users. Check out this quick tutorial or keep reading for more information on how to set up case citation alerts…

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Tip of the Week: How to Use ScholarCheck

Author Profile Pages, ScholarCheck, Tip of the Week, Tips and Tricks
Lauren Mattiuzzo

When browsing through scholarly journals and secondary sources in HeinOnline, it’s imperative to know how authoritative a source is for your research. ScholarCheck analyzes citation data to provide the most-cited journals, articles, and authors and aides researchers in quickly locating related material. Watch the brief video below to get an overview of HeinOnline’s ScholarCheck, or read below for more information.

What Is ScholarCheck?

ScholarCheck is one of HeinOnline’s most powerful research tools. It is a series of tools and features that:

  • Analyzes the most-cited journals…

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Keep Track of Your Author Alerts with This New MyHein Feature

Author Profile Pages, Exploring HeinOnline, MyHein, New Features
Tara Kibler

With HeinOnline’s author profile pages, users have long been able to set up email alerts for particular authors. Have you set up author alerts in the past, and found it hard to keep track? Would you like to set up and manage a number of author alerts all in one place? If so, keep reading or watch our brief video to learn about HeinOnline’s newest author alerts feature.

How to Keep Track of Author Alerts


With our existing author alerts feature, users have been able to enter an email address and choose to be notified when one or more of the following occurs:

  • When new material for an author is added to HeinOnline
  • When new articles in HeinOnline cite that author’s articles
  • When that author’s articles are accessed on HeinOnline each month
  • When articles are published that are similar to that author’s works

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I Dissent: The Life and Legacy of the Incomparable Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Author Profile Pages, Current Events, Exploring HeinOnline, History of Supreme Court Nominations, Law, Law Journal Library, Political Science, U.S. Supreme Court
Lauren Mattiuzzo

This past weekend, the nation lost one of its biggest social justice warriors, Ruth Bader Ginsburg. After serving on the Supreme Court of the United States for nearly three decades, Ginsburg passed away from complications of metastatic pancreatic cancer at the age of 87. She was the second female justice, after Sandra Day O’Connor, to serve on the Court and was well known for her fiery dissents, her tireless fight for gender equality, and her ability to overcome adversity. Although she weighed only 100 lbs, this 5’1″ feminist icon was larger than life.

The Beginning of Greatness

Ruth Bader Ginsburg attended Cornell…

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Phase II Complete: ORCID Records Appear in HeinOnline

Author Profile Pages, Enhancements, New Features, ORCID, What's New
Tara Kibler

Remember January? We rang in 2020, and everyone had high hopes for the new year. HeinOnline kicked off that first month with the news that we had integrated with ORCID—an announcement that excited authors everywhere because this new partnership would enable them to get the accurate recognition they deserved for their work.

We could never have imagined how the entire world would change just a few weeks later. 2020 turned out to be … something. But we’re here to brighten it up with another huge ORCID announcement—Phase II of ORCID is now officially complete! Keep reading to find out about the new feature now available to HeinOnline authors…

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NEW: Add Google Scholar and SSRN to Your HeinOnline Author Profile!

Author Profile Pages, Exploring HeinOnline, New Features
Tara Kibler

We recently announced that individual authors and authorized librarians now have the option to edit their author profile pages. With this new feature, authors or an authorized representative may update their personal information, biography, photo, and online profile links as they wish.

Among the online profile link options available in the edit portal, users will now also find an option to add their Google Scholar and SSRN profiles. Keep reading to learn how to get started.

How to Add Google Scholar to Your Profile

From within an authorized MyHein account, navigate to the Author Profile Admin portal.

In any individual author’s edit portal…

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Everything You Need To Know About ScholarRank’s Top 250 Authors

Author Profile Pages, Exploring HeinOnline, HeinOnline Updates, What's New
Lauren Mattiuzzo

Twitter has been abuzz ever since the American Association of Law Libraries weekday KnowItAALL newsletter released our webpage dedicated to showcasing ScholarRank’s Top 250 Authors in HeinOnline. Institutions are tweeting about their faculty rankings, and discussions have opened up about which authors stand out among the more than 750,000 authors in HeinOnline’s journal index. Today, we’re going to dive into this topic and give you the 411 on HeinOnline’s ScholarRank.

What Is ScholarRank?

ScholarRank is an overall ranking based on the calculation of five HeinOnline ScholarCheck metrics…

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You Asked, We Delivered: New Edit Features Available for Author Profile Pages!

Author Profile Pages, Customer Suggestion, HeinOnline Updates, New Features
Tara Kibler

HeinOnline’s Author Profile Pages have long been an essential feature for showcasing the scholarly work of HeinOnline authors. Over the years, we’ve adjusted and refined these pages based on customer and employee suggestions, most recently introducing an Explore This Author tool and allowing for the integration of an author’s ORCID iD.

During this time, one question has been on the mind of HeinOnline authors: When will I be able to edit my own author profile? Well, friends, the answer is now

That’s right, authors are now able to edit their own profile pages in HeinOnline! As an added bonus…

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