Case Law Powered by Fastcase Now Available to All Core Subscribers

Enhancements, Hot Topic News, Miscellaneous, What's New
Jackie Stanley

Federal and state case law powered by Fastcase is now integrated into all HeinOnline Core subscriptions at no additional cost!












Case Law Linking from Publications in HeinOnline

Like Hein’s ScholarCheck feature, when viewing a document in HeinOnline, the references will now link to the cases in addition to other types of documents cited in HeinOnline. When an article cites a case, the case citation will be highlighted in blue. The blue highlighted case citations link to the case in either HeinOnline or Fastcase…

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Human Rights Day – 10 December 2013

ALI, Exploring HeinOnline, FILRD, Miscellaneous, News, United Nations
Jackie Stanley

The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 10 December as Human Rights Day in 1950, to bring to the attention ‘of the peoples of the world’ the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as the common standard of achievement for all peoples and all nations. Read The Universal Declaration of Human Rights on the United Nation’s website »

Learn more about human rights in HeinOnline!

Check out these titles:

Did you know HeinOnline has over 75 titles in the Law Journal Library relating to human rights…

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Most-Cited Authors – 2013 Edition

Content News, Law Journal Library, Miscellaneous
Miranda Rosati

Here are the most-cited authors in HeinOnline's Law Journal Library as of today, November 19, 2013. This analysis was run over the more than 1,800 legal periodicals available in the Law Journal Library. The figures are calculated based on Bluebook citation analysis across all of the title available in HeinOnline and are updated on a monthly basis. This information can also be found at any time inside the Law Journal Library at the browsing level.

  1. Sunstein, Cass R. (257 articles) Cited by 19405 articles
  2. Posner, Richard A. (259 articles) Cited by 18026 articles
  3. Easterbrook, Frank H. (99 articles) Cited by 10195 articles
  4. Epstein…

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Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about Searching in HeinOnline

Shannon Furtak

HeinOnline offers the ability to perform several different types of searches both inside individual collections and across all of an organization’s subscribed libraries via the one-box search tool on the Welcome Page.


Q: How would I find information on a certain topic?

A: Let’s say you’re tasked with finding law review articles about implementation of the Affordable Care Act. You can do a search across all collections from the one-box search tool located above the list of Subscribed Libraries for “affordable care act” AND implement*. Note that the phrase “affordable care act” must use quotation marks, as do all phrases for which you are searching in HeinOnline…

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Document Preservation Services are Available from Hein!

Miranda Rosati

You’ve watched HeinOnline grow from a concept into reality. Now, as libraries begin to evaluate ways to bring their unique historical collections to their university population, or even the world, the Hein Company is here to help and share our expertise.

Consulting Services
Pick up the phone and give us a call at 800.828.7571 or let us come visit you! We’ll bring our knowledge and expertise to your library to help you understand the advantages of bringing your own historical documents to the desktops of your patrons and the world.

Production Services
Beyond consulting, we would be happy to scan and index your documents, using our state-of-the-art equipment and technology at the forefront of today’s best scanning technology…

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Looking for Government Documents during the Shutdown?

Government Documents, Miscellaneous, U.S. Federal Agency Library
Shannon Furtak

The government may be closed for all non-essential business, but at HeinOnline we are hard at work to ensure that you have access to the most up-to-date information as well as historical archives for many government publications. Check out what we have in our U.S. Federal Agency Documents, Decisions and Appeals collection. Looking specifically for the Congressional Record or a particular Congressional Hearing? Try our U.S. Congressional Documents collection, where we update the Congressional Record Daily after each day of congressional activity and the Congressional Record itself goes back to inception! Also included in HeinOnline are the United States Reports, Federal Register, Code of Federal Regulations

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New Options Available in the U.S. Federal Agency Documents, Decisions and Appeals Collection

Enhancements, Miscellaneous, U.S. Federal Agency Library, What's New
Shannon Furtak

In our U.S. Federal Agency Documents, Decisions and Appeals collection, you now have the ability to narrow search results by the specific federal agency responsible for publishing the document. For example, if you run a search for "homeland security" and want only documents published by the Department of Homeland Security, you can run your search as follows in the Search tab, Advanced Search function:

This will give you 2,262 results* for sections containing the term "homeland security". You can choose your agency in the Agency search facet at the left of the page:

Selecting the agency will narrow the results to a more manageable 65 matches…

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