NEW DATABASE: Gun Regulation and Legislation in America

Content News, Gun Regulation and Legislation in America, HeinOnline Updates, What's New
Lauren Mattiuzzo


Periodicals, legislative histories and government documents on this timely topic!

In the wake of several of the deadliest mass shootings in United States history and following the nineteenth anniversary of the massacre at Columbine High School, HeinOnline is offering Gun Regulation and Legislation in America free of charge to all U.S. Core subscribers, academics, and other institutional libraries.

About This Database

Containing more than 500 titles and 894 volumes, this new database includes periodicals…

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NEW Print Edition of Sources of Compiled Legislative Histories is now available!

Content News, HeinOnline Updates, U.S. Federal Legislative History
Lauren Mattiuzzo

It has been four years since a new edition was published for this essential tool used for legislative history research! Sources of Compiled Legislative Histories: A Bibliography of Government Documents, Periodical Articles, and Books, 1st Congress–114th Congress, Fourth Edition was compiled by new editors and includes more than 3,300 laws and nearly 7,800 bibliographic records! This book is easy to use and is perfect for librarians, attorneys, government employees, students, and researchers.

About The New Edition

A legislative history is the collection of documents produced in Congress during the enactment of a law…

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New Database: Art Antiquity and Law!

Art Antiquity and Law, Content News, HeinOnline Updates, What's New
Lauren Mattiuzzo

We are excited to announce a new database: Art Antiquity and Law! This database, available digitally exclusively in HeinOnline, includes coverage of this industry-leading journal which provides up-to-date and timely coverage of important issues in the art and history communities. Art Antiquity and Law is perfect for legal practitioners, collectors, anthropologists, insurers, investors, historians, and more! Also included in this database are important and relevant monographs. Access all electronic materials for less than the cost of one print volume!

About Art Antiquity and Law

This new HeinOnline current content journal…

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Legal Classics: From the Minds of Key Historical Scholars to HeinOnline

HeinOnline Updates, Legal Classics, What's New
Shannon Furtak

Last month, HeinOnline’s Legal Classics database reached another milestone: it now contains more than 11,000 titles!

Last year, we blogged about the incredible collection of books contained in HeinOnline in its entirety. In total, there are nearly 50,000 books in HeinOnline.* Many HeinOnline databases contain books, including:

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Map View in State Reports: A Historical Archive Enhanced to Include Court Districts

HeinOnline Updates, New Features, State Reports: A Historical Archive, What's New
Shannon Furtak

HeinOnline’s State Reports: A Historical Archive is now color-coded with numbers indicating geographic boundaries of United States Courts of Appeals and United States District Courts. New databases added with a map view tool will also include this handy feature.

About Court Districts

The United States Federal Court System includes twelve regions of district courts and courts of appeal. These courts handle both civil and criminal cases. Each district court is associated with a United States bankruptcy court and each judicial district has at least one courthouse…

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Enhanced Metadata to Improve Search and Discovery in the Federal Register Library!

Enhancements, Federal Register, HeinOnline Updates, New Features, What's New
Lauren Mattiuzzo

We have been continuing to enhance searching in HeinOnline by adding natural language processing and machine learning tools to different databases. We’ve already updated the tool several times, and we blogged about these updates in September and November of last year. Entities are available within document metadata fields and search facets. They include location, person, and organization, which can assist with search and discovery. We are happy to announce that entities are now available in the Federal Register Library!

Entities and Searching

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Session Laws Indexing Project Update and New Feature Announcement

Enhancements, HeinOnline Updates, Session Laws, What's New
Lauren Mattiuzzo

Back in April 2017 we blogged about the Session Laws indexing project and announced that all 50 states were indexed to the chapter or act level from 2000 to current. In August 2017, we released an update to the project, reporting that two states were indexed back to inception. We have been diligently indexing our way through the states and we have some news to share!

Overview of the Project

The following states have been indexed back to inception thus far:

  1. California (1849-2016)
  2. New York (1691-2016)
  3. Maryland (1692-2017)
  4. Florida (1822-2017)
  5. Illinois (1809-2015)
  6. Ohio (1788-2016)

Next up is the state of Georgia…

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New Partnership Brings Standard Federal Tax Reporter to HeinOnline!

Content News, HeinOnline Updates, 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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Now Available FREE for Everyone: Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law

HeinOnline Updates, Press Release, Slavery in America and the World, What's New
Shannon Furtak

William S. Hein & Co., Inc. has just released a monumental, unique, culturally significant, and free collection. Below is a note from company President Kevin M. Marmion:

Today, William S. Hein & Co., Inc. released the newest HeinOnline collection, Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law. This collection, developed under the direction of Paul Finkelman, Ariel F. Sallows Visiting Professor of Human Rights Law at the University of Saskatchewan College of Law, has been in development for more than three years, with an investment by the Hein Company of tens of thousands of dollars. During the development of the collection, the Company’s market research indicated that Slavery in America and the World would be a very successful and profitable collection once offered on a subscription basis…

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Animal Law, HeinOnline Updates, What's New
Kaylyn Zurawski

We are pleased to introduce Animal Studies: Law, Welfare, and Rights to HeinOnline. Consisting of more than 650 titles and nearly 300,000 pages related to animal law, this collection is an indispensable addition to your curriculum. Animal Studies: Law, Welfare, and Rights aims to establish the foundational laws pertaining to animals and follow the evolution of these rights throughout the years. It includes everything from philosophical books published in the 1800's to videos, periodicals, and brochures. 

Featuring Works on:

  • Basic Rights of Animals
  • Moral Responsibility
  • Evolution of Animal Rights
  • Higher Law Rights for Animals
  • Animal Rights Movement
  • Wildlife Protection
  • And More!


Includes Material from the Animal Legal Defense Fund and Animal Welfare Institute

Animal Legal Defense Fund

The Animal Legal Defense Fund was founded in 1979 and has since paved the way for stronger anti-cruelty laws and more humane treatment of animals…

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