Keep Track of Your Author Alerts with This New MyHein Feature

Author Profile Pages, Exploring HeinOnline, MyHein, New Features
Tara Kibler

With HeinOnline’s author profile pages, users have long been able to set up email alerts for particular authors. Have you set up author alerts in the past, and found it hard to keep track? Would you like to set up and manage a number of author alerts all in one place? If so, keep reading or watch our brief video to learn about HeinOnline’s newest author alerts feature.

How to Keep Track of Author Alerts


With our existing author alerts feature, users have been able to enter an email address and choose to be notified when one or more of the following occurs:

  • When new material for an author is added to HeinOnline
  • When new articles in HeinOnline cite that author’s articles
  • When that author’s articles are accessed on HeinOnline each month
  • When articles are published that are similar to that author’s works

Now…

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This New MyHein Feature Will Unequivocally Boost Your Research Efficiency

Exploring HeinOnline, MyHein, New Features, Searching
Tara Kibler

Last month, we shared an exciting new feature within MyHein accounts—the ability to “favorite” databases and manage them for quick access from anywhere in HeinOnline. But our enhancement of MyHein hasn’t ended there.

When using an information search engine, one crucial factor is the ability to see your previous search activity. HeinOnline has always given its users the option to see a listing of their search history, but a new feature now allows MyHein users better management and organization of all of their previous search queries.

How to Manage Your HeinOnline Search History

After logging into your MyHein, any search in a database or across all databases will appear in a new tab marked Search History

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HeinOnline’s Personal Research Tool Just Got More Personal

Customer Suggestion, Enhancements, MyHein, New Features, What's New
Lauren Mattiuzzo

Do you have favorite databases in HeinOnline that you use on a regular basis? Do you wish they were easily accessible? Well, thanks to a customer suggestion from Shay Elbaum of Stanford Law School, users can now mark databases as favorites to push them to the top of their HeinOnline welcome page using their MyHein account! Check out this quick tutorial to see this feature in action.

How to Mark Favorite Databases

To use this new feature, users must be logged into their MyHein account…

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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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