Tip of the Week: Using Citations in HeinOnline

Citations, Tip of the Week, Tips and Tricks
Tara Kibler

The HeinOnline interface provides several tools related to citations. With them, locate documents and cases with just a citation, find referenced material within a document, cite a specific document in multiple formats, and export those citations to various platforms. Keep reading or watch the brief video below to learn how!

Locating Documents and Cases


If you’re looking for a specific document or case and only have its citation to work with, you can easily retrieve the material by performing a citation search. Enter the citation into the main search bar that appears at the top of the page anywhere in HeinOnline…

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New Citation Format: Australian Guide to Legal Citations (AGLC)!

Citations, Customer Suggestion, HeinOnline Updates, What's New
Lauren Mattiuzzo

Here at HeinOnline, there is nothing we love more than customer feedback. When Neerav Srivastava of Monash University suggested we add the Australian Guide to Legal Citations (AGLC) to HeinOnline, we knew that with our holdings of more than 90 Australian journals, this would greatly benefit our customers. After researching and implementing how to format these citations, we’re happy to announce this new citation format is now available in our Law Journal Library!

How to Locate the Australian Guide to Legal Citations

Let’s begin by constructing a search in the Law Journal Library

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Tools for Researching Remotely in HeinOnline

Citations, Exploring HeinOnline, MyHein, ScholarCheck, Searching, Technical Support, Tips and Tricks
Tara Kibler

When you’re stuck in a research rut, the library is an understated comfort. Libraries are a place of wonder, filled to the brim with every flavor of resource imaginable, and manned by experts willing and able to help patrons tackle nearly any research question. Among their many roles, librarians are explorers, armed with the skills required to navigate their expansive collections and locate exactly what you need (if not more).

As researching remotely has become the norm over the past few months, many librarians have shifted their expertise to a virtual role to continue their passion of assisting patrons and students. At times, however, this new remote research dynamic may require you to venture into HeinOnline without a trusty librarian by your side…

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HeinOnline Has Integrated with NoodleTools!

Citations, Law Journal Library, New Features
Tara Kibler

You may have heard that Hein is the world’s largest distributor of law and law-related periodicals. What you may not know is that over the past few years, HeinOnline has become increasingly vital to other areas of study and practice as well, due to its growing popularity and range of content. While we still value and cater to the needs of our longtime law customers, we’ve also now found our place in thousands of non-law colleges and universities, high schools, and public libraries around the world that find HeinOnline’s breadth and depth of multidisciplinary content essential.

As HeinOnline’s content and customers constantly evolve, so must our oldest and most important mission—to provide the best customer service in the industry…

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New Journals Added to HeinOnline This Month!

Citations, Content News, HeinOnline Updates, Law Journal Library, Tips and Tricks, What's New
Tara Kibler

With the January content release, we added 10 new journals, nine of which are active serials. Join us as we take a closer look at each of the new titles and what type of content they cover.



Published by Hamangiu Publishing House

The Cluj Tax Forum Journal seeks to be the natural continuation of the Cluj Tax Forum project. This peer-edited journal was born out of a desire to provide a proper framework for real, substantial debate on current issues in the fiscal field.


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New Journals Added to HeinOnline This Month!

Citations, Content News, HeinOnline Updates, Law Journal Library, Tips and Tricks, What's New
Lauren Mattiuzzo

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With December’s content release, we added 10 new journals! Out of these, eight are active serials. Join us as we take a closer look at each of the new titles and what type of content they cover, and be sure to keep reading for a brand new tip of the month.


Vol. 1 (2019)

Published by Amazon KDP Services

Courts & Justice Law Journal is a general interest law journal published quarterly. The mission of the journal is to follow the principles of Judicial Canon 4 and to contribute to the improvement of the law…

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NEW Citation Format: McGill Guide!

Citations, Customer Suggestion, HeinOnline Updates, New Features, What's New
Lauren Mattiuzzo

Have you heard about the latest citation format addition to the Law Journal Library? Users can now access the Canadian Guide to Uniform Legal Citation, otherwise known as the McGill Guide! We’d like to thank Vicki Leung from the University of Windsor for suggesting this idea. As you can see, this was exciting news for our Canadian friends!

How To Locate The McGill Guide Citation

Let’s begin by constructing a search in the Law Journal Library

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Set Your Cites on HeinOnline

Citations, Exploring HeinOnline, What's New
Kaylyn Zurawski

HeinOnline consistently strives to improve users’ research experiences by enhancing existing features and developing new tools.

The HeinOnline interface provides several tools related to citations. 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! 

Citation Tab

Easily retrieve a document by clicking the citation tab on the main search bar from any page in HeinOnline.

Citation Format Guide

To find proper abbreviations…

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Dakota Access Pipeline Project: Good or Bad?

Case Law, Citations, Current Events, Exploring HeinOnline, Fastcase, Hein Blog, Indigenous Peoples of the Americas, U.S. Supreme Court, World Treaty Library
Bonnie Hein

On Monday, the Department of the Army announced their denial of the final easement of the Dakota Access Pipeline project under Lake Oahe, stating: "The best way to complete that work responsibly and expeditiously is to explore alternate routes for the pipeline crossing."  To the protestors recently numbering more than 2,000, this decision is a great victory at the Standing Rock site; however, their fight may be far from over.

The announcement comes after months of litigation, protests, and at times violence, over the completion of the DAPL project.  On the recent Sunday evening of November 20th, 400 protesters collided with police, leading to the hospitalization of many protesters…

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Helpful Resources for Law Students

Citations, Exploring HeinOnline, Legal Education, Training
Shannon Furtak

The beginning of September means that most law students are either heading back to class, or beginning their legal studies. The law school workload is undeniably intense, and HeinOnline is here to help. In addition to being the world's largest image-based government document and legal research database, HeinOnline also features fully searchable content and a wealth of tools to improve the legal research experience. It's a favorite resource among law librarians, professors, students, and other legal professionals. The following is just a snapshot of the various help materials available to all HeinOnline users.

1. HeinOnline's Help Video Series

In order to make HeinOnline even more user-friendly, a series of videos has been created highlighting major features and areas of the database…

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