From 25 to 2500: How the Growth of the Law Journal Library Represents the Evolution of HeinOnline

Content News, Law Journal Library
Shannon Sabo

For many of us, the year 2000 doesn’t seem that long ago. At a company like William S. Hein & Co., Inc., some things haven’t changed at all in 18 years. While the building, furniture, and technology have all been significantly upgraded, many of the same people who were here back then sit behind modern desks, striving to fulfill the same company mission:  deliver the highest quality products and service to librarians, legal professionals, and researchers worldwide.

For some of Hein’s younger employees, it’s impossible to imagine a time when HeinOnline didn’t exist and the world revolved around print books and, later, microform products, for information dissemination. Since 2000, a digital revolution of epic proportion and consequence has transpired…

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HeinOnline Plays Well with Others!

Content News, Enhancements
Lauren Mattiuzzo

We have partnered with several different vendors in 2017 to enhance HeinOnline content and better serve our customers. Not only have we expanded our content, but we have added helpful resources for our users. This blog highlights the relationships we’ve created and how they have improved HeinOnline.

HeinOnline’s Vendor Partners

1. Quimbee

Quimbee is a company determined to further the success of law students nationwide by providing study aids such as case briefs, guides to writing exams, outlines for popular law school courses, and videos…

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New Partnership Brings Standard Federal Tax Reporter to HeinOnline!

Content News, Standard Federal Tax Reporter, What's New
Lauren Mattiuzzo

We are pleased to announce we have partnered with Wolters Kluwer to enhance access to the Standard Federal Tax Reporter! This publication’s archives are now available as its own database in HeinOnline and provided free of charge to academic subscribers of Taxation & Economic Reform in America Parts I & II! This well-organized title makes researching federal income tax laws and regulations quick and easy. Customers of both Wolters Kluwer and Hein are sure to appreciate the value this partnership provides.

About the Standard Federal Tax Reporter

The Standard Federal Tax Reporter contains a comprehensive collection of federal income tax information…

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NEW Database: McGill Institute of Air and Space Law Publications

Content News, McGill Institute of Air and Space Law Publications, What's New
Lauren Mattiuzzo

We are pleased to announce a new database in HeinOnline: McGill Institute of Air and Space Law Publications. The McGill Institute and Centre of Air and Space Law is a leading authority on air and space law. With nearly 50 titles and 50,000 pages on this relevant and timely topic, complete your space law research in a fully searchable, user-friendly interface!

About McGill Institute and Centre of Air and Space Law

McGill University’s Institute of Air and Space Law (IASL) is the world’s premier academic setting for teaching and research in the dual disciplines of international air law and space law…

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HeinOnline Partners with Edward Elgar Publishing!

Content News, Edward Elgar Publishing Law Package, Law Journal Library, What's New
Lauren Mattiuzzo

We are pleased to announce a partnership with Edward Elgar Publishing! At no additional cost, Edward Elgar’s legal journals are now available in the Law Journal Library with a three-year embargo. Do you want to access the current content? Add the Edward Elgar Publishing Law Package to your HeinOnline subscription to access current content on both Elgaronline and HeinOnline!

Elgar Journals in HeinOnline

The following Edward Elgar Publishing journals are available in the Law Journal Library with a three-year embargo:

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Indexing Our Way Through State Session Laws: An Update

Content News, Feedback, Session Laws, What's New
Lauren Mattiuzzo

You spoke, we listened. Thanks to feedback from a customer survey, we have enhanced our Session Laws Library by indexing all 50 states to the chapter or act level from 2000 to date. A few months back, we announced an amended tactic: states would be indexed back to inception one-by-one beginning with the most accessed states.

Where Are We Now?

We have completed the states of California (1849-2016) and New York (1691-2016). Both of these states are now indexed back to inception…

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Huge Addition to American Indian Law Collection: Indian Tribal Codes

American Indian, Content News, What's New
Shannon Sabo

The HeinOnline editorial staff regularly acquires relevant material to supplement the already-robust content in each database.

New Content in the American Indian Law Collection

The 1981 and 1988 editions of Indian Tribal Codes: A Microfiche Collection of Indian Tribal Law Codes have recently been added to the American Indian Law Collection. Edited by Ralph Johnson, Susan Lupton, and Richard Davies, and published by the Marian Gould Gallagher Law Library at the University of Washington School of Law, this impressive collection contains nearly 30,000 pages of tribal law.

  1. Indian Tribal Codes: A Microfiche Collection, 1981 edition

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New: SAGE Journal Packages Available in HeinOnline!

Content News, SAGE Journals, What's New
Shannon Sabo

HeinOnline regularly seeks out new material and partnerships with other publishers in order to increase the scope of content available to users.  Recently, an agreement was reached with SAGE Publishing to bring selected SAGE journal content into HeinOnline. While 34 of these titles have been added to the Law Journal Library with a three-year embargo at no additional charge, current content for the majority of these journals is now available within four new packages.

Purchasing one or more of these packages will enable access to the most current material published in all titles included within the purchased package(s). Special pricing is available through HeinOnline…

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Linking to the GPO's High Resolution Color PDFs of the Federal Register Is Now Available!

Content News, Federal Register, Government Documents
Benjamin Boron


The Federal Register is a primary source for United States federal government agencies’ proposed rules, final rules, changes to existing rules and notices, as well as executive orders and other presidential documents. The Federal Register is the official journal of record for the acts of the U.S. Government. It's updated daily and printed Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. This publication is divided into four categories: 

  • Presidential documents, executive orders, and proclamations
  • Rules and Regulations (policy statements and interpretations of rules by federal agencies)
  • Proposed Rules (petitions by agencies for assistance in rulemaking and other proposals)
  • Notices (scheduled hearings and meetings open to the public…

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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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