Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals and HeinOnline: A Match Made in Information Heaven

AALL, IFLP
Shannon Sabo

"The Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals is the only multilingual legal journal index in the world for people doing international and comparative legal research. No other tool out there really provides the depth of coverage we provide, in pure scope of the number of countries covered and the amount of journals in different languages we index." Marci Hoffman

Yesterday, we published a guest blog post authored by Marci Hoffman, the editor of AALL's Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals. Additionally, the current issue of the AALL Spectrum features an in-depth article about this valuable title and its relationship with HeinOnline

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Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals: Did You Know…?

Exploring HeinOnline, Functionality, IFLP
Marci Hoffman

You probably know that the Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals (IFLP) is one of the many research tools available on HeinOnline.  But did you know these fun facts about IFLP?

  • It’s the only multilingual legal journal index in the WORLD!
  • The scope of coverage is broader than you think – it covers domestic law from many jurisdictions (China, Germany, South Africa, United States, and many more), international law, and comparative law.
  • Here are some numbers: over 700 journals are indexed and over 52,000 full-text articles are linked to the Index.
  • The Index covers 26 languages.  You can search keywords in English or in one of the 26 languages…

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Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals Database Coverage Has Been Expanded!

Enhancements, IFLP, What's New
Shannon Sabo

We are pleased to announce that, with the August HeinOnline content release, coverage of the Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals database has been expanded to include 1984!

This additional indexing has added:

  • More than 9,700 records
  • 7,718 journal articles
  • 1,079 collection articles
  • 938 book reviews

HeinOnline now has 30 years of indexing and linking for Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals! This title will continue to be expanded, and the entire IFLP backfile, which dates back to 1960, is available in HeinOnline's image-based, fully searchable PDF format.

Search in IFLP by subject…

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New Feature! Set up IFLP Subject Alerts

Enhancements, IFLP, MyHein, What's New
Shannon Sabo

In addition to the enhancements we blogged about last week, we have implemented the ability to set up subject alerts in Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals.

MyHein account users are now able to save a search query for an IFLP subject; this will enable the user to receive e-mail alerts when new material for that subject is added to Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals. Simply click on Subjects from the IFLP homepage:

Next, click on the subject for which you would like alerts:

A list of articles indexed in IFLP will appear…

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ScholarCheck Analysis added to Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals

Enhancements, IFLP, ScholarCheck, What's New
Shannon Sabo

We have combined one of HeinOnline's best tools with the Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals, further enhancing this incredible resource! ScholarCheck's "cited by articles" feature, which counts citations appearing in articles in the Law Journal Library, is now available in the IFLP database.

This database is derived from the print version of the preeminent multilingual index to articles and book reviews appearing in more than 500 legal journals published worldwide. IFLP provides in-depth coverage of public and private international law, comparative and foreign law, and the law of all jurisdictions; it also analyzes the contents of about eighty individually published collections of legal essays…

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Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals (IFLP) Update

AALL, IFLP, Law Journal Library, Tips and Tricks
admin

We have released the 2013#4 update to the Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals (IFLP) which has now grown to more than 320,000 index records, 285,000 articles and 34,000 book review listings across more than 500 periodicals.  With release 2013#4 there are 3,093 new articles, 190 new collection articles, and 297 new reviews for a total of 3,500 new records.  The additions include the following new journals and special collections:

  • European Energy Journal (Netherlands) (ISSN 2211-9175)
  • Journal of Islamic State Practices in International Law (UK) (ISSN 1742-4941)
  • Revista de Derecho Privado (Colombia) (ISSN 1909-7794)
  • Canon law, religion, and politics : liber amicorum Robert Somerville, 2012
  • Governing ocean resources : new challenges and emerging regimes : a tribute to Judge Choon-Ho Park…

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Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals Featured in AALL Spectrum!

IFLP
Miranda Rosati

The December Issue of the AALL Spectrum highlights Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals in the Members’ Briefing written by Marci Hoffman, IFLP’s General Editor. The article, titled AALL’s Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals, illustrates IFLP as a whole, including its history and what it has become today, along with its significance and presence in the legal community.

Here is an excerpt from the article:

“While there are other legal periodical indexes and even ones that cover legal journals from other jurisdictions, no other index can rival the scope and coverage of IFLP.

Since its inception, IFLP has been a print resource…

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Boalt Express Links Added to HeinOnline Branding Options

Branding, IFLP
Miranda Rosati

Boalt Express Links Now Available as Branding Option in HeinOnline’s Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals

Link to Berkeley Law Library to purchase articles indexed by IFLP

As an extension of Branding, we have added the option to add Boalt Express Links to your search results in HeinOnline’s Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals. Boalt Express is an information delivery service operated as part of the Berkeley Law Library. It is a non-profit fee-based resource that offers extended service to the legal community outside of Berkeley. Boalt Express provides full coverage of every article indexed by Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals, and offers the option to purchase the article indexed if your library or organization does not have access to the journal in which the article resides…

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New IFLP Training Videos

IFLP, Tips and Tricks, Training
Miranda Rosati

Watch and explore HeinOnline’s Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals!

We have seven new training videos available on our YouTube page to help you get started with HeinOnline’s Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals. These videos cover topics including browsing IFLP in HeinOnline, searching in IFLP, using a keyword search for comparative research,  searching by jurisdiction, among various other topics! Click here to view videos»

We also have a IFLP quick reference guide to assist with your research needs. Click here to view guide»

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New Feature in Law Journal Library & Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals

AALL, Enhancements, IFLP
Miranda Rosati

Have you noticed search results for Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals at the top of your Law Journal Library search results?

This month, we added a new feature to the Law Journal Library that helps you find results indexed in Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals. When searching the Law Journal Library, we will now post a See Also link indicating the number of results indexed in IFLP. Subscribers of IFLP will be able to click this link to view the results that have been indexed by IFLP.

Not subscribed to IFLP? Click here to view a complete brochure.

Going to AALL…

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