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The Best Back-to-School Survival Tools for Quick and Easy Research

The corn is getting taller, the days are getting shorter, and those of us in the field of academia are heading back to school. HeinOnline experts are always happy to help you out when research gets tough. Check out our ever-growing list of tools, time-savers, and helpful resources below.

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Capital Punishment Research Resources in HeinOnline

Capital punishment is one of the most controversial issues facing global society. Many countries have abolished the death penalty. Those which have not include the United States, China, India, Japan, and most Islamic states. The U.S. is the only Western nation still using capital punishment.

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NEW! Updated Search Syntax And Tips and Tricks from HeinOnline Gurus

Last month, we tweaked our proximity searching thanks to feedback from a tweet! Today’s post is going to cover all the ins and outs of searching in HeinOnline, including new search syntax options that were recently implemented. By the time you finish this blog post, you’ll be an expert in searching!

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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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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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Organize Your Research With HeinOnline and PowerNotes

Using HeinOnline and PowerNotes together is an excellent way to maximize research time and develop a well-planned outline for papers, blog posts, and even shopping excursions. Follow these steps to get started.

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Five Things You Can Do in Less Than 15 Seconds in HeinOnline

In the research world, time is often critical when it comes to billable hours and project deadlines. The HeinOnline support team has compiled a short list of tasks which can be accomplished in less than 15 seconds in HeinOnline. This list is by no means comprehensive.

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Fact-Check to Avoid Spreading Fake News

Fake news is still a real concern in American society, except its current iteration has different intentions: making money and political influence. Fake news is not a new problem.