Secrets of the Serial Set: Constructing the Panama Canal

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Tara Hutchinson

This month, HeinOnline continues its Secrets of the Serial Set series by exploring one of the largest and most challenging engineering projects ever undertaken: the Panama Canal.

Secrets of the Serial Set is an exciting and informative monthly blog series from HeinOnline dedicated to unveiling the wealth of American history found in the United States Congressional Serial Set. Join us each month to explore notable events in U.S. history using the primary sources themselves. Grab a seat and prepare to be blown away by what the Serial Set has to offer.


ABOUT THE SERIAL SET

The United States Congressional Serial Set is considered an essential publication for studying American history…

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The Watergate Scandal, Part III: The Serial Set

Exploring HeinOnline, Searching, Statutes at Large, U.S. Congressional Serial Set, U.S. Presidential Library
Tara Hutchinson

In 2017, we published two posts about researching the Watergate scandal in HeinOnline. The first post demonstrated how to research the scandal using HeinOnline resources such as the Law Journal Library. The second focused on Watergate’s connection to the Pentagon Papers.

With the continued growth of HeinOnline’s U.S. Congressional Serial Set, even more material on Nixon and Watergate has become available. Catch up on the first two installments of this series, and then continue on to Part III: The U.S. Congressional Serial Set.

Quick Recap: Timeline of Watergate Events

  • June 1972: Five men are arrested after breaking into the Democratic National Committee (DNC) headquarters at the Watergate complex in Washington…

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

Exploring HeinOnline, Searching, Tips and Tricks
Tara Hutchinson

It’s that time of year again! The corn is getting taller, the days are getting shorter, and those of us in the field of academia are heading back to school.

New year, new research—but don’t let the stress get you down. HeinOnline offers unique artificial intelligence features and valuable research aids to elevate the user experience. Additionally, 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.



Artificial Intelligence Tools


More Like This

The More Like This feature allows users to find articles similar to the current article they are viewing…

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Secrets of the Serial Set: The Annexation of Hawaii

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Tara Hutchinson

This month, HeinOnline continues its Secrets of the Serial Set series by diving into the controversy surrounding the annexation of Hawaii to the United States.

Secrets of the Serial Set is a new monthly blog series from HeinOnline dedicated to unveiling the wealth of American history found in the United States Congressional Serial Set. Join us each month to explore notable events in U.S. history using the primary sources themselves. Grab a seat and prepare to be blown away by what the Serial Set has to offer.


ABOUT THE SERIAL SET

The United States Congressional Serial Set is considered an essential publication for studying American history…

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New Feature Alert! Improved Author Profiles in HeinOnline

Author Profile Pages, Enhancements, Exploring HeinOnline, What's New
Tara Hutchinson

HeinOnline’s built-in Author Profile Pages highlight the scholarly work of authors throughout its databases by compiling each author’s publications, biographical information, ScholarCheck statistics, and more in one handy-dandy place. Over the years, valuable feedback from both authors and librarians has helped HeinOnline refine its author profiles, allowing users to better understand the context of an author’s work while also helping authors better promote their publications.

Our latest additions to Author Profile Pages are now live in beta form:

(1) Subjects identified with a particular author are now displayed on many author profile pages.

(2) Explore This Author is a new interactive tool which uses metadata…

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I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for LibGuides!

Content News, Enhancements, Exploring HeinOnline, LibGuides, Navigating, Searching, Training, Training Guides, What's New
Tara Hutchinson

This Ice Cream Month, HeinOnline is giving users a treat of its own. Libraries worldwide are scooping up and serving LibGuides, and HeinOnline is officially joining them! LibGuides are an easy way to compile knowledge, share useful information, and organize and showcase subject-specific resources.

The creation of LibGuides is an ongoing project in HeinOnline, with the goal of adding four guides a month until a LibGuide exists for each database. Each guide will feature database-specific content, search tips, tools, features, training materials, and more. Users of all backgrounds will have easy access to database knowledge and interface functionality. Libraries will even be able to feature HeinOnline’s LibGuides on their websites as a student resource…

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Secrets of the Serial Set: Susan B. Anthony and Women’s Suffrage

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Tara Hutchinson

This month, HeinOnline continues its Secrets of the Serial Set series with a consideration of Susan B. Anthony, her trial, and women’s suffrage in general.

Secrets of the Serial Set is a new monthly blog series from HeinOnline dedicated to unveiling the wealth of American history found in the United States Congressional Serial Set. Join us each month to explore notable events in U.S. history with the primary sources themselves. Prepare to be blown away by what the Serial Set has to offer.


ABOUT THE SERIAL SET

The United States Congressional Serial Set is considered an essential publication for studying American history…

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Go on, Venn-t a Little: New Feature Added to HeinOnline!

Customer Suggestion, Exploring HeinOnline, What's New
Tara Hutchinson

Let’s be honest, research can be overwhelming and sometimes a little messy. Who hasn’t found themselves deep in a research session and inundated with piles of books, countless sticky notes, and ten million or so open browser tabs?

At HeinOnline, we want to do everything we can to streamline your research experience. Thanks to suggestions from Curtin University, Murdoch University, and The University of Notre Dame Australia, we are excited to introduce Venn Diagrams in beta format as a visual research aid.

Introducing the Feature


Venn Diagrams show all possible logical relations among a set of terms…

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Secrets of the Serial Set: The Lewis and Clark Expedition

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Tara Hutchinson

HeinOnline is pleased to introduce Secrets of the Serial Set, a series of monthly blog posts dedicated to unveiling the wealth of American history found in the United States Congressional Serial Set. Anyone familiar with the Serial Set has some idea of the hidden gems just waiting to be unearthed. For those unfamiliar, prepare to be blown away by what the Set has to offer. Join us each month to explore notable events in U.S. history using the primary sources themselves.

About the Serial Set

The United States Congressional Serial Set is considered an essential publication for studying American history…

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Millennials Are Changing the World: Don’t @ Me

Content News, Exploring HeinOnline, What's New
Lauren Mattiuzzo

Triggering Change

The Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary defines millennials as those born roughly between the 1980s and 1990s. Also known as Generation Y, this demographic cohort is most known for their use and familiarity with communications, media, and digital technologies. In relation to older generations, millennials tend to support political correctness and have drawn attention to implementing “safe spaces” and “trigger warnings,” bringing changes to higher education.

This generation has also been referred to as the “Peter Pan generation.” Research shows they tend to delay certain rites of passage into adulthood for longer periods than most generations before them. Although they sometimes get a bad rap…

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