NEW: Email Selected Catalog Search Results

Searching, What's New
Lauren Mattiuzzo

HeinOnline is constantly being updated to include new features to help researchers have the best possible experience. Users can now email selected catalog search results. This new feature is perfect for sharing title lists with students and colleagues. Accounts that are properly branded with proxy information can receive both direct links and proxy links. Don’t have a branded account? Read more about branding in this recent blog post.

How to Email Catalog Search Results

When searching in HeinOnline, the search bar remains stationary throughout the database…

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HeinOnline Branding Update: Logos Return to Welcome Page!

Branding, Tips and Tricks
Lauren Mattiuzzo

Back by popular demand, institutional logos are now available on HeinOnline welcome pages for all branded accounts! If you haven’t taken advantage of this incredibly helpful feature, this blog explains how to set up account branding and the valuable features associated with it. On any given day you may have hundreds of users access your organization’s subscription to HeinOnline. However, many of them may not understand that this valuable resource is being made available with support and funding from your organization. Communicating this information to users is simple and effective with HeinOnline branding.

What Are the Advantages of Branding…

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Celebrating United Nations Day

Exploring HeinOnline, United Nations
Lauren Mattiuzzo

October 24, 2017 is United Nations Day. This day celebrates the anniversary of when the United Nations was established in 1945 as an intergovernmental organization whose main objective is to create and maintain international order. This post highlights the history of the United Nations, as well as the extensive UN content that HeinOnline holds.

History of the United Nations

The United Nations replaced the League of Nations, which was considered to be ineffective during World War II. The term United Nations was first used by Franklin D…

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Marriage Equality and Religious Freedom

Case Law, Current Events, Preview of United States Supreme Court Cases
Lauren Mattiuzzo

Five years ago, two gay men were turned away by the Christian owner of a bakery in Lakewood, Colorado because of his religious beliefs. The case has been in court ever since and will be heard by the Supreme Court in its new term, which began on October 2nd. This controversial case will examine issues of both equal rights and religious liberty.

Facts of the Case

In 2012, Charlie Craig and David Mullins planned to legally wed in Massachusetts, because their residing state of Colorado did not recognize same-sex marriage…

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The History of Foreign Relations of the United States

Exploring HeinOnline, Foreign Relations of the U.S.
Shannon Sabo

The United States has formal diplomatic relations with most countries, including all United Nations member states, as well as with the European Union, the Holy See, and Kosovo. Recent global actions of the United States have made headlines: the decision to withdraw from the Paris Accord, the stated refusal to certify Iran’s compliance with the Iran Nuclear Program, and escalating tensions and repeated threats of military action against North Korea, among several others.

HeinOnline contains an essential collection of documents useful for forming a detailed understanding of the history of today’s foreign policies and international relations. The Foreign Relations of the United States series…

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Wrongful Convictions and Innocence Projects

Current Events, Exploring HeinOnline, Searching
Lauren Mattiuzzo

The Innocence Project celebrated its 25th anniversary earlier this month. The number of exonerations in the United States has increased each year for the past three years, and recently hit a record high. There are more than three exonerations on average per week, which is double the 2011 rate. The main causes of wrongful convictions include forensic misconduct, eyewitness misidentification, and inadequate legal defense. HeinOnline is proud to support various innocence projects around the United States.

The Innocence Project

The Innocence Project was founded in 1992 by Barry Scheck and Peter Neufeld…

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New Author Profile Email Alert Now Available

Author Profile Pages, What's New
Lauren Mattiuzzo

Users who have authored articles in HeinOnline or who follow the work of professors and colleagues will love this new feature! Users are now able to receive email alerts when works by authors of their choice are accessed by other HeinOnline researchers. This feature was developed thanks to a suggestion by Shawn Nevers, Deputy Librarian at Brigham Young University.

How to Set Up Email Alerts

To access the profile page for a particular author, simply search for that author using the Advanced Search option on the Law Journal Library homepage…

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Research Immigration Policy in HeinOnline

Exploring HeinOnline, Immigration
Shannon Sabo

Immigration has historically been a polarizing issue, arguably never more so than in today’s political climate. The purpose of this post is to provide a quick tutorial on major aspects of immigration law, highlighting points which have received intense recent media coverage, including DACA, President Donald Trump’s travel ban, and the potential border wall between the United States and Mexico.

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

DACA is an American immigration policy allowing some individuals who entered the country as minors to receive a renewable two-year period of deferred action from deportation and eligibility for a work permit…

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Researching Natural Disasters in HeinOnline

Current Events, Exploring HeinOnline, Searching
Lauren Mattiuzzo

Natural disasters can devastate people and businesses. In the past month, news stations have broadcasted the destructive effect that Hurricane Harvey, Irma, and Maria have had on the southeast portion of the United States, Puerto Rico, and the Caribbean. Congressional Service Reports provide insight on and reports discussing the laws related to natural disasters and what effect these hurricanes can have on Congress. HeinOnline contains a multitude of documents pertaining to natural disasters.

Search Across All Databases

To begin, conduct a search throughout all the databases in HeinOnline…

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HeinOnline Enables CASA, Makes Students’ and Librarians’ Lives Better

Access, What's New
Shannon Sabo

HeinOnline recently expanded its existing relationship with Google Scholar with the rollout of Campus-Activated Subscriber Access (CASA). CASA, which means ‘house’ in Spanish, allows off-campus and mobile users to access HeinOnline seamlessly, exactly as though the user is on-campus. With CASA, students can begin their research in a campus library and continue to access HeinOnline content from home without the hassle of logging in through a proxy server or web portal.

About CASA

According to Anurag Acharya, co-creator of Google Scholar:

“CASA builds on Google Scholar’s Subscriber Links program which provides direct links in the search interface to subscribed collections for on-campus users…

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