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ScholarCheck Update and General Overview

Thanks to a suggestion from a HeinOnline user, ScholarCheck statistics inside a document are no longer initially found in a pop-up box. Check out ScholarCheck’s new appearance above any journal’s table of contents

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MyHein: A Power Researcher’s Best Friend

MyHein is HeinOnline’s personal research tool, enabling anyone with HeinOnline access to bookmark documents, save search queries, and set up electronic table of contents (eTOC) alerts. Set up an account by selecting the MyHein option from the HeinOnline menu on the top right side of the page.

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Legal Classics: From the Minds of Key Historical Scholars to HeinOnline

Last month, HeinOnline’s Legal Classics database reached another milestone: it now contains more than 11,000 titles! Last year, we blogged about the incredible collection of books contained in HeinOnline in its entirety. In total, there are nearly 50,000 books in HeinOnline.*

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Everything You Need to Know about Author Profile Pages

Author Profile Pages are an excellent way to showcase and promote an author’s scholarly work. This page automatically displays a list of an author’s articles and ScholarCheck statistics and can be enhanced. Let’s take a closer look at this HeinOnline feature and what’s new!

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Author Self-Citations, ScholarCheck Rankings, and Twitter Buzz

HeinOnline has added a metric to Author Profile Page citation data: Self-Citations. This metric counts the cumulative number of times that an author has cited his or her own work. It is not factored into the overall ScholarCheck ranking analysis, nor does it affect the overall citation count.

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The 2017 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition Compendium

HeinOnline’s collection is the most comprehensive published source for the materials of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition and serves as a valuable reference source, preparatory tool, and important aid for any competition hopeful. Check it out in this blog.

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Where to Find Restatements in HeinOnline

HeinOnline’s American Law Institute Library contains full runs of the Institute’s Annual Reports, Proceedings, Annual Meeting Speeches, and the Institute’s newsletter, The ALI Reporter. Join us as we explore all of this content and more, available in HeinOnline.

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Set Your Cites on HeinOnline

HeinOnline consistently strives to improve users’ research experiences by enhancing existing features and developing new tools. HeinOnline is easy to cite from and find citations in, and users are able to export citations to various platforms. Check out some of these cite tools below!

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Primary Sources, Secondary Sources and Beyond

HeinOnline has long been known as an excellent platform for historical and current periodicals, books, and government documents. HeinOnline also has extensive case law coverage, much of which is provided through a partnership with Fastcase. Let’s explore these sources now.


HeinOnline: Where Books Rule

One component of HeinOnline that doesn’t receive as much attention is its impressive collection of books. It’s National Library Week and there’s nothing better than a good book, so be sure to take a closer look at the books available with your subscription.