Phase II Complete: ORCID Records Appear in HeinOnline

Author Profile Pages, Enhancements, New Features, ORCID, What's New
Tara Kibler

Remember January? We rang in 2020, and everyone had high hopes for the new year. HeinOnline kicked off that first month with the news that we had integrated with ORCID—an announcement that excited authors everywhere because this new partnership would enable them to get the accurate recognition they deserved for their work.

We could never have imagined how the entire world would change just a few weeks later. 2020 turned out to be … something. But we’re here to brighten it up with another huge ORCID announcement—Phase II of ORCID is now officially complete! Keep reading to find out about the new feature now available to HeinOnline authors…

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CILP: The Essential Current Awareness Tool for Legal Information

Current Index to Legal Periodicals (CILP), New Features, What's New
Lauren Mattiuzzo

NEW UPDATE:

SmartCILP Notifications Are Now Available in HeinOnline!


We recently announced that William S. Hein & Co., Inc. & HeinOnline acquired the rights to the University of Washington Gallagher Law Library’s Current Index to Legal Periodicals (CILP)We have successfully transitioned this essential product into HeinOnline, and are excited to report that SmartCILP profiles are now available. In this blog post, we’ll discuss how to create, edit, and manage SmartCILP profiles via the HeinOnline interface.

About Current Index to Legal Periodicals (CILP)


CILP is a publication that has been issued by the University of Washington School of Law’s Marian Gould Gallagher Law Library for nearly 90 years…

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New Feature! Availability Facet Added to the Law Journal Library

Customer Suggestion, Law Journal Library, New Features
Tara Kibler

Over its 20 years of existence, HeinOnline has evolved into a premier online research platform primarily due to constructive feedback from its customers. When users find something in HeinOnline that can be enhanced, they send us an email, give us a call, start a live chat, or even send us a social media message. We carefully consider each request, and very often begin implementing the suggestion without delay.

Last month, we received another great suggestion over live chat. While performing some search queries in the Law Journal Library, Isabelle noticed that a few of her results were highlighted in red. These results indicated content that was indexed…

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NEW: Add Google Scholar and SSRN to Your HeinOnline Author Profile!

Author Profile Pages, Exploring HeinOnline, New Features
Tara Kibler

We recently announced that individual authors and authorized librarians now have the option to edit their author profile pages. With this new feature, authors or an authorized representative may update their personal information, biography, photo, and online profile links as they wish.

Among the online profile link options available in the edit portal, users will now also find an option to add their Google Scholar and SSRN profiles. Keep reading to learn how to get started.

How to Add Google Scholar to Your Profile

From within an authorized MyHein account, navigate to the Author Profile Admin portal.

In any individual author’s edit portal…

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HeinOnline Has Integrated with NoodleTools!

Citations, Law Journal Library, New Features
Tara Kibler

You may have heard that Hein is the world’s largest distributor of law and law-related periodicals. What you may not know is that over the past few years, HeinOnline has become increasingly vital to other areas of study and practice as well, due to its growing popularity and range of content. While we still value and cater to the needs of our longtime law customers, we’ve also now found our place in thousands of non-law colleges and universities, high schools, and public libraries around the world that find HeinOnline’s breadth and depth of multidisciplinary content essential.

As HeinOnline’s content and customers constantly evolve, so must our oldest and most important mission—to provide the best customer service in the industry…

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You Asked, We Delivered: New Edit Features Available for Author Profile Pages!

Author Profile Pages, Customer Suggestion, HeinOnline Updates, New Features
Tara Kibler

HeinOnline’s Author Profile Pages have long been an essential feature for showcasing the scholarly work of HeinOnline authors. Over the years, we’ve adjusted and refined these pages based on customer and employee suggestions, most recently introducing an Explore This Author tool and allowing for the integration of an author’s ORCID iD.

During this time, one question has been on the mind of HeinOnline authors: When will I be able to edit my own author profile? Well, friends, the answer is now

That’s right, authors are now able to edit their own profile pages in HeinOnline! As an added bonus…

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Stop the Presses! This Essential U.S. History Resource Just Got Even Better

Exploring HeinOnline, HeinOnline Updates, New Features, U.S. Congressional Serial Set
Tara Kibler

In October 2018, HeinOnline embarked on a mission to make the American State Papers and U.S. Congressional Serial Set digitally available for its customers. As the official historical record of the U.S. government, these resources are essential for any historical, political, or cultural research of the United States.

For more than a year, we’ve been releasing this enormous collection in phases, averaging at more than a quarter-million pages each month—you know, bite-size pieces. While we steadily progress toward completing this project, we’ve decided it was time to make the Serial Set even easier to navigate for librarians, professors, students, and any other lovers of American history…

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American Indian Law Collection Enhancement for Native American Heritage Month!

American Indian, HeinOnline Updates, New Features, What's New
Tara Kibler

Last month, we featured HeinOnline’s American Indian Law Collection in an in-depth post about Native American history. This November, in celebration of Native American Heritage Month, we’ve enhanced the American Indian Law Collection at no additional cost for subscribers. Learn more about this unique database for yourself, and then keep reading for an overview of its new content and features!


AMERICAN INDIAN LAW COLLECTION


Native American Treaty Updates


Extensive Treaty Coverage

The American Indian Law Collection includes a extensive list of 418 Native American treaties, 416 of which include full-text coverage. The treaties are primarily derived from the Kappler index published in the U.S…

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MyHein Update Saves Power Researchers Even More Time!

MyHein, New Features, Tips and Tricks, What's New
Lauren Mattiuzzo

Here at HeinOnline we know that research time is valuable, which is why we created MyHein, a personal bookmarking tool. We recently updated this tool to save power researchers even more time. Now, users who are logged in to their MyHein can see if documents within results have already been bookmarked. Never bookmark the same document twice! Skip over previously bookmarked items and move on to new documents to add to your tags. Read below to see how this tool can speed up your research process.

Previously Bookmarked Results Identifier

Let’s take a look at this new feature in action…

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New Feature Alert! Improved Author Profiles in HeinOnline

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

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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