NEW: Similar Article Email Alerts for Author Profile Pages!

Author Profile Pages, Customer Suggestion, What's New
Lauren Mattiuzzo

We have enhanced our Author Profile Pages yet again with the help of machine learning and natural language processing tools! Users can now receive email alerts when articles are added to HeinOnline that are similar to those written by a specific author. Authors who write on particular subjects will love this feature! We would like to thank Mary Whisner, from the University of Washington School of Law, for this suggestion!

How to Set Up an Email Alert

To find an author profile page, use the Advanced Search option found on the Law Journal Library homepage…

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NEW Restatement Section Locator Tool in the American Law Institute Library!

ALI, Customer Suggestion, Searching, What's New
Lauren Mattiuzzo

It is now easier than ever to locate specific sections in Restatements of the Law! Thanks to a suggestion from a customer at the John Marshall Law School, the American Law Institute Library now contains a Restatement Section Locator tool. Whether you are looking for a current Restatement or an older one, HeinOnline meets all your research needs!

Quickly Locate a Restatement

The Restatement Section Locator tool can be found on the American Law Institute Library homepage. To use this tool, choose the Restatement name from the drop-down menu and enter the section number…

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NEW: Citation Data Extraction is Now Available for Author Profile Pages

Author Profile Pages, Customer Suggestion, What's New
Lauren Mattiuzzo

HeinOnline recently added a new feature perfect for librarians and scholars tracking citation metrics for an institution’s faculty: users now have the ability to download a CSV of ScholarCheck metrics for an entire institution! This helpful tool was developed thanks to a suggestion from Brian Huffman from William S. Richardson School of Law Library.

Author Profile Pages

HeinOnline’s 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 to include a photo…

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New Author Profile Email Alert Now Available

Author Profile Pages, Customer Suggestion, 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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NEW! Title Alerts Now Available

Customer Suggestion, MyHein, Searching, What's New
Lauren Mattiuzzo

Can’t keep up with all the titles we are adding each month? Want to be alerted when titles with certain terms or keywords are added to HeinOnline? Well now you can thanks to a customer suggestion! Users now have the ability to save catalog search queries to their MyHein account. Utilize this personal research tool to save search queries and maximize your research time. To learn more about MyHein, view the user’s guide and create your account today!

How to Set Up Alerts

When searching in HeinOnline

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Indexing Our Way Through State Session Laws: An Update

Content News, Customer Suggestion, 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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A Tale of Two Customer Suggestions

Customer Suggestion, Enhancements, Printing/Downloading, What's New
Shannon Furtak

HeinOnline has always been receptive to customer feedback—many of our best tools have resulted from users’ ideas. We offer multiple methods of feedback submission, including email, phone, live chat, a feedback form, and social media. Recently, we were able to implement two new features in our print/download tool, thanks to users’ suggestions.

PDFs Now Link Back to HeinOnline Documents

Recently, Twitter user @davidlnoll requested that we “add a clickable link in downloaded PDFs that takes you back to where the file came from in HeinOnline.” We contacted David on Twitter with a proposed solution, and the new feature became available with the August HeinOnline content release…

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

Author Profile Pages, Citations, Customer Suggestion, Law Journal Library, What's New
Shannon Furtak

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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Two New Features Now Available!

CFR, Customer Suggestion, Enhancements, Federal Register, Law Journal Library, Searching
Shannon Furtak

It’s been a busy year, but we couldn’t let December slip by without adding two new features to HeinOnline!

Code of Federal Regulations

When using the Title/Part/Section Quick Locator from the CFR collection homepage to access 2015 CFR material, additional information will display in the red box indicating where the cited section was affected in the Federal Register. For example, select 2015, Title 5, Part 531:

Clicking the link will direct users to the Federal Register section in which the CFR citation is referenced:

When applicable, search results will also display a link to where a CFR section is affected:

Clicking the link results in links to each section of the Federal Register that pertain to the CFR part and a CFR Sections Affected Locator

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Two Major HeinOnline Enhancements

Citations, Customer Suggestion, Enhancements, Law Journal Library, What's New
Shannon Furtak

November’s content release is available in HeinOnline, and we’re excited to announce two new features!

Page Scrolling

Our users asked for it, and our developers have now integrated page scrolling into HeinOnline! From any page view screen, simply use your mouse’s scroll wheel to scroll through the document:

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Users can continue to use the arrows both above and below the page image, as well as the keyboard’s arrow keys, to page through material in HeinOnline. The highlighted section indicator will move with you as you scroll or page through documents.
New Citation Feature

Click the Cite button located above the Table of Contents to retrieve multiple citation formats for a document:

Users can copy and paste the citation information…

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