HeinOnline's Tip of the Week: Use Zotero with HeinOnline

Law Journal Library, MyHein

For all of you HeinOnline users out there who use Zotero, we have good news. Zotero is now compatible with HeinOnline's Law Journal Library. Users are able to bookmark articles directly from a search results list in HeinOnline, or when viewing the pages of an article.
For those of you unfamiliar with Zotero, it "is a free, easy-to-use Firefox extension to help you collect, manage, and cite your research sources."
We've included a short tutorial on how to use Zotero in HeinOnline. For more help using Zotero, we recommend visiting the Zotero support page.

To use Zotero you must be using Firefox…

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HeinOnline's Tip of the Week: Blue Book Citation Lookup

Enhancements, Law Journal Library, Tips and Tricks

Did you know that there are currently 1224 titles in HeinOnline's Law Journal library? Add that to all of the the title changes that have occurred through the years, and you end up with 1640 different Blue Book citations that you could possibly use in the library. Here at HeinOnline we understand that keeping track of all those citations can be a daunting task. That's why we've developed a new Blue Book citation lookup tool.

To use this feature, you first need to enter the Law Journals Library, or one of the Law Journals Sub-Libraries. Next, click on the 'Citation Navigator' tab located near the top of the page. In the Citation Navigator tab…

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Most Cited Authors in HeinOnline – Hein's ScholarCheck

Law Journal Library, ScholarCheck
Shane Marmion

Lets look at the most-cited authors in the Law Journal Library using Hein's ScholarCheck, our new citation analysis tool.



As of today, the following lists the 50 Most Cited Authors, which includes the # of articles which they have written and a cumulative # of times all of their articles have been cited. This analysis was run over the 1,200+ legal periodicals, 30,000+ volumes, 1,000,000+ articles, and over 19 million pages of content in the Law Journal Library. In our analysis, we also found that there are over 150,00 different authors.




1.) Posner, Richard A. cited 12,586 times in 251 articles…

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36th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade – HeinOnline Research Results

Law Journal Library, ScholarCheck, U.S. Supreme Court
Shane Marmion

Yesterday was the 36th anniversary of the decision of the famous Supreme Court case "Roe v. Wade"

Lets take a look at this case through some research in HeinOnline using Hein's ScholarCheck, our new social indexing tool.

This case can be retrieved in the U.S. Supreme Court library by citation (410 U.S. 113):



Or by a conducting field search for the title of the case. You will see from the search results, that this case was cited by 15,991 articles from the HeinOnline Law Journal Library:






By simply clicking the "Cited by 15991" link…

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Scholarly Approach to Social Indexing: HeinOnline Takes it to the Next Level

Enhancements, Law Journal Library, ScholarCheck, Tips and Tricks

How? Sort Law Journal Search Results by the Number of Times an Article is Cited

Last month we introduced HeinOnline's concept of social indexing in the scholarly arena. We got a great response to this enhancement and received a great deal of feedback from our customers. The biggest question was, "Now that we can view the overall impact, can we sort our results by the number of times the articles are cited? We want to be able to see the most cited articles first!"

We are pleased to inform you, that the addition of the "CitedBy" feature has opened even more doors for HeinOnline, and now allows you to do just that…

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HeinOnline's Tip of the Week: Searching for Law Review Articles by Subject, Country or U.S. State

Law Journal Library, Tips and Tricks

Are you looking for law review articles about corporate attorney-client privilege, or wish to view only articles published in law reviews from Illinois? Or, are you looking for articles that discuss the Resource Management Act and the Local Government Acts of New Zealand? If you often find yourself looking for similar queries, then you’ll find this tip helpful.

You can search by subject, U.S. State or Country in the Law Journal Library in HeinOnline. These options can be accessed using the Field or Advanced Search options. There are some general rules to keep in mind when you are using these search options.



  1. You can choose to search across the entire collection…

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Personal Bookmarking, Search by Subject across the Law Journals, Wiki…all now available in HeinOnline!

Enhancements, Law Journal Library, MyHein, Training

You may be wondering, where's the "Tip of the Week"? Don't worry, that post will be coming later this week. I wanted to start off this week by touching on some exciting new enhancements that will be available with today's monthly content release. Later today you will begin seeing the MyHein bookmarking tool, the ability to browse and search by subject, U.S. State, or Country in the Law Journal Library, and the new HeinOnline Wiki. Each of these enhancements are outlined below with links, guides, and videos. Be sure to spread the news about these new enhancements with your students, co-workers, and other HeinOnline users.

The first of these enhancements is the introduction of MyHein

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New Enhancements Now Live with April's Content Release

CFR, Enhancements, Law Journal Library, Printing/Downloading, Searching

It's been a busy month for the HeinOnline Development Team. Outlined below are a number of enhancements that we added to the site and released this morning with the monthly content release. Don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or feedback about these enhancements.

Run This Search in Other Collections:
We have added the ability to run a search across different libraries. This feature has been added to the search results screen. Let's use an example to illustrate how this works.

Open the Field or Advanced Search option from within the Law Journal Library. Enter the phrase "Roe v. Wade" and search across the text field…

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Coming this year! Browse/Search by Subject, State or Country in the Law Journals Library

Enhancements, Law Journal Library, News

We are letting the cat out of the bag! We are working on an enhancement for our most popular and most used HeinOnline collection, the Law Journal Library. The HeinOnline Development team is busy here behind the scenes creating subject codes for the 1,100+ Law Journal titles available in this collection. We've identified over 90 different subject areas that we will be applying to these titles. In addition to adding subject codes, we are also adding state and country codes. So now you are wondering, what are we going to do with it?

We are going to add enhancements to the search options in the Law Journal library, that will allow you to search by subject, state, or country…

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HeinOnline's Tip of the Week: Looking for an Article in the Law Journals Library?

Law Journal Library, Searching, Tips and Tricks

Do you have the name and author of an article from a Law Journal, but do not know the journal name or citation and need to find it in HeinOnline? This week's tip outlines how to conduct a search for the article in 4 easy steps, starting at the Log In screen.

Do you prefer to watch a live demo of this example? If so, head over to the HeinOnline YouTube Channel where we've uploaded a how-to video. This video is featured on our YouTube home page, so all you have to do is hit play.

In this example, we're looking for the article "International Antitrust Negotiations and the False Hope of the WTO" written by Ann Bradford…

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