New Author Profile Email Alert Now Available

Author Profile Pages, What's New
Lauren Mattiuzzo

Users who have authored articles in HeinOnline or who follow the work of professors and colleagues will love this new feature! Users are now able to receive email alerts when works by authors of their choice are accessed by other HeinOnline researchers. This feature was developed thanks to a suggestion by Shawn Nevers, Deputy Librarian at Brigham Young University.

How to Set Up Email Alerts

To access the profile page for a particular author, simply search for that author using the Advanced Search option on the Law Journal Library homepage…

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U.S. Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch

Author Profile Pages, Case Law, Current Events, Exploring HeinOnline, Fastcase, Hein Blog, History of Supreme Court Nominations, Law Journal Library, U.S. Supreme Court
Bonnie Hein

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On January 31, 2017 Judge Neil Gorsuch of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit was officially nominated by President Donald J. Trump to fill the U.S. Supreme Court vacancy.  The vacancy was created by the passing of Justice Antonin Scalia last year on February 13, 2016.

Born in Denver, Colorado, he moved to Washington, D.C. when his mother, Anne Gorsuch Burford, was appointed as the first female head of the United States Environmental Protection Agency. He went on to graduate from Columbia University with honors and earn his Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School, where he received a Truman Scholarship. As a Marshall Scholar…

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2016 Year in Review

Author Profile Pages, Buddhism, Content News, Law Journal Library, Legal Classics, National Survey of State Laws, Preview of United States Supreme Court Cases, Slavery in America and the World, UNC Press, What's New
Shannon Sabo

What a tumultuous year 2016 turned out to be! Brexit and the election of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States surprised the world; many entertainment icons passed away, including actor Gene Wilder, actress Florence Henderson, singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen, legendary musician and performer Prince, and psychic Miss Cleo, among many others. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia also died suddenly, leaving a vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court that has yet to be filled…

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8 Helpful Resources for Librarians

Author Profile Pages, Branding, Law Librarianship, Legal Education, Libraries, Training Guides
Benjamin Boron

At HeinOnline, we understand that librarians are constantly adjusting to technical changes as they perform and assist with a multitude of research endeavors across several databases.

Last fall, we updated our interface. The appearance was streamlined, and new tools were created for a more user-friendly research experience. As a result, we've created many new help resources. The following is a snapshot of various resources we offer for librarians, as well as help materials available for both new and experienced HeinOnline users to get the most from their subscriptions.

1.) Librarian Guide Information Sheet

Do your University's LibGuides mention HeinOnline? If so, we've made a short guide containing a general database description as well as information on how to obtain up-to-date descriptions of individual HeinOnline collections…

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New Ranking Metric and Sorting Options Added to HeinOnline's Author Profiles

Author Profile Pages, Citations, Law Journal Library, What's New
Shannon Sabo

HeinOnline's Author Profile Pages allow users to view an author's list of articles and ScholarCheck rankings. Metrics used to calculate an author's overall ScholarCheck ranking already included the number of times that author's articles have been cited by other articles, by articles written only in the past 10 years, and by cases, along with the number of times the articles have been accessed by other HeinOnline users within a rolling 12-month period.

Thanks to a great suggestion from Marie Hamm, the Assistant Director for Collection Development and Adjunct Professor at the Regent University School of Law, author rankings now include a new metric, which counts the number of times an author's articles have been cited by articles written only within the past 12-24 months…

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Author Profile Pages

Author Profile Pages, HeinOnline, Law Journal Library, ScholarCheck
Benjamin Boron

Have you heard about HeinOnline's Author Profile Pages? To help authors of law review articles highlight their work available in the world's largest image-based legal research database, HeinOnline has created Author Profile Pages!

How to Access

There are two ways to access the profile page for a particular author. First, simply search for that author using the advanced search bar on the Law Journal Library homepage:

Author Profile Searching

From the search results, click the author's name, which will link to the profile page and a list of articles written by the author.

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The second way to access an author's profile is from the table of contents…

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Introducing a New ScholarCheck Author Ranking Metric!

Author Profile Pages, Enhancements, ScholarCheck, What's New
Shannon Sabo

HeinOnline has added an exciting new metric to its ScholarCheck author rankings! In addition to calculating the number of times an author has been cited by other articles in HeinOnline, by cases, and the number of times accessed in the past 12 months, the number of times an author has been cited only by articles published in the past 10 years will now be calculated. Each metric will account for one quarter of the author's overall ScholarRank.

This new scoring metric was influenced by Washington and Lee University's law journal ranking methodology, which is explained in detail here, as well as Dr. Ronen Perry's article in Connecticut Law Review

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Author Profile Citation Notifications Now Available!

Author Profile Pages, Enhancements, Law Journal Library, What's New
Shannon Sabo

We have added a new e-mail alert option to our author profile pages! In addition to setting up a notification for when new material by a certain author is added to HeinOnline, users can now be advised when that author's existing works are cited by new articles. Simply click an author's name from search results, and click Set up e-mail alerts from the author's profile:

Select one or both boxes to receive the corresponding e-mail alert(s). If an author's existing articles are cited by new articles in HeinOnline, an e-mail notification will be sent to the address entered:

The e-mail will include the information for the article that was cited and a link to the newly available article…

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